Children can pay an emotional price when their family situation sours. How can carers help them when hard times arrive?
Parents are key to helping little ones navigate the social, emotional, cognitive and practical changes that come with starting prep
Partners, parents, even a pet: one in 20 Australians struggle to cope with being apart from their loved ones
Fights between children serve an important purpose, writes Dr Lyn O’Grady MAPS. It’s one way that children learn to resolve problems, and negotiating conflicts with each other also helps them to work out their place in the family. Some siblings get along more easily than others. This can depend on factors such as temperament and the way…
Helping teens manage online technology safely and wisely is often a tough task for parents and carers. But it can be navigated
Hyperactivity, impulsivity and difficulty concentrating are the hallmarks of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
The pitfalls are many and the risk of another divorce is high. But step parents who can navigate the high-stress first year are on their way to a stable new family.
Bringing mindfulness to the challenges of children can help parents to better enjoy the precious early years
Dr Kelly Allen MAPS says research shows that a sense of belonging is important to ensure young people thrive at school
The risk of violence against women is usually higher in cultures that reinforce male superiority