Psychologists say it's vital children are taught to face harsh realities.
Can the primary colours of traffic lights worldwide really serve to educate and empower children and parents to make better food choices?
If girls have lost four years of girlhood - which years are they, asks Steve Biddulph
Norwegian Instagram food artist and enthusiast, Ida Frosk, believes that food should be fun, tasty and for the most part healthy.
Quickly find the best activities for kids wherever you are in Australia. Save your favourites when planning ahead or easily find a fun activity while you're out and about.
Stephanie Brown How do we prevent boys from giving up on reading as they age? Stephanie Brown shares her tips on how to nurture your sons love of reading into adulthood.
Jen Vuk Are we inadvertently setting children up for a lifetime of zero body confidence every time we tell them they're beautiful?
Phillip Ly, Nicky Phillips, Amy McNeilage Parents are applauding efforts by primary schools to drop stressful, time-consuming homework, even as experts say it is often parents who push for teachers to set homework in the first place.
Livia Gamble Wondering how you will keep the kids entertained these school holidays? Here is what's on around Australia in your state. From Dr. Suess Science workshops to hilarious musicals - there is something to suit every child and every budget.
Emma Macdonald It's a case of believe it or not for parents of teenaged children. An Australian study has found kids love spending time with their mother and father more than their best friend on Facebook or Instagram.
Bridget McManus The ABC has ceased production of its iconic children's television program, Bananas in Pyjamas. The last of 156 episodes of the animated version of the original 1992 live-action series will air on ABC2 at the end of the month, one month before the Bananas turn 21.
Lisa Schofield Has your child ever tried to convince you of a pseudo-illness in a thinly disguised attempt to score a day off school? Lisa Schofield discovered that the occasional 'sickie' might actually be good for kids.