A new study has demonstrated what us first-borns have always suspected - eldest kids are the smartest. And it's all down to the different way we were parented.
Parents aren't the only ones who benefit from their kids' daytime nap (hello brief respite!). According to a new study, naps may actually help preschoolers learn. Talk about a win-win!
A study this week was a terrifying reminder that we have far less control over the development of our children than we think.
The change experienced by Laurie Frankel’s six-year-old was certainly momentous, but at the same time it was remarkably straightforward.
Byrne's parents knew it was their last option. If this new plan couldn't save their son, maybe nothing could.
Is society's total aversion to dirt responsible for the surge in diseases such as asthma, allergies, autoimmune diseases, and even obesity and coeliac disease?
Carolyn Tate worried about giving her 12-year-old a smartphone – but found surprising benefits.
A mother has taken to social media to warn parents about the latest social media stunt after her eight-year-old son sustained second degree burns when he attempted to recreate the dangerous "fire bending" trick.
A restaurant owner in Italy fed-up with unruly children has come up with a novel idea to help curb bad behaviour - he's giving patrons with well-behaved kids a discount on their bill.
When a US mum was accused of "babying" her eight-year-old son when he was injured playing basketball, it made her realise that there's still a fundamental problem with the way we're raising our little boys.
It's important to ask nicely, because we should all try to be good people, but asking nicely won't guarantee a good outcome.
I recently sat down to watch Mamma Mia! with my 12 year old daughter. A perfect family movie for a Sunday afternoon, or so I thought. And, not to mention, a brilliant introduction for a young woman to start to appreciate the body of work of Meryl Streep.
She is 10 years old. How dare he sexualise my daughter, says Tracey Spicer.
A 16-year-old girl with autism who has been living in Australia for eight years could be deported within weeks because she failed immigration medical assessments and the Assistant Immigration Minister has refused to intervene.
For dad, Reed Botwright, whose son Everett is on the autism spectrum, finding food his six-year-old will eat is an ongoing challenge.
As a parent, there are days it can feel like the whole world is against you.
Nuheara's earbuds were designed to cancel outside noise while listening to music, but the company is now exploring how they might help people distinguish voices in noisy environments as well.
A teacher in the US has been praised for creating ingenious "sensory" chairs that might help children with special needs.
When my son was in kindergarten in the mid '90s, my husband and I joined a parenting class for "spirited children".