parenting

TRA: Target Practice

Target Practice: Satirical Saturday Cartoon on Art by Alex Brenchley 2019...

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What’s For Afterbirth? The Benefits, or Not, of Placenta Consumption

Research finds that consuming placentas has little to no effect on postpartum mood and maternal bonding...

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How We Push Clever Kids to Cheat

Kids praised for being smart are more likely to cheat, new studies find ...

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Mum-Shaming: Who does it most (and does it have any effect)?

Advice or abuse? Giving opinions on mothers' parenting skills can have unintended consequences...

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Good Dads Make Happy Kids (and they don’t even need to clean up)

How new fathers see themselves in child's early years seems to be most influential on kids' later life...

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What’s a Hug Worth? How Parental Affection Influences Health

Good relationships with parents may benefit children's health decades later ...

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For Happy Sons, Avoid These Plastics in Pregnancy

Prenatal Bisphenol A exposure linked to anxiety and depression in boys ...

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The Damage Television Does to Your Kids: Proven!

Falling TVs causing increasing number of severe neck and head injuries in children ...

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Child Safety? There’s an App for That

Health professionals can and should unite with industry to optimize children's already frequent use of mobile devices to help promote their health and well-being...

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A look inside children’s minds

When young children gaze intently at something you know their minds are busily at work. But you're never entirely sure how children's mind work....

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Pacifiers good

A simple habit may give significant protection against allergy development....

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Child Literacy equals adult success

If ya kid can read they'll probably succeed. Early math and reading ability linked to job and income in adulthood. ...

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TV = Antisocial behaviours

Five year-olds who watch TV for three or more hours a day are increasingly likely to develop antisocial behaviours...

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Don’t Ask Dad about Drugs

Parents talking about their own drug use to children could be detrimental as children respond better to antidrug messages when parents don't disclose past drug use....

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Parents’ Praise Bad for Toddlers

Toddlers whose parents' praise their efforts more than they praised them as individuals had a more positive approach to challenges five years later....

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Move Em Out

Emigration of children to urban areas can protect parents against depression...

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Fathers who sleep closer to children have lower testosterone levels

Surely this is a good thing. Fathers who sleep closer to children have lower testosterone levels Closer sleeping proximity between fathers and children is associated with a greater decrease in the...

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iDose Therefore I Am

Panic in the Bytes of Digital Music: Featuring Cyber-mums fed moral panic by sensationalist media in An Old Scare Gets a Brave New Update. Stop me if you’ve heard this before. Your child is...

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