Showering children with praise is not helpful for their self-esteem, says a child psychologist.
A child's cognitive skills may be put at risk when a parent spanks them, study finds.
Many parents use time outs to deal with undesirable behaviour in children younger than 5. Too bad experts say it doesn't really work.
The hardest part about raising children might not be what you think.
We pour out white lies like a politician seeking re-election. If there were fact checkers for parents, we'd be in trouble.
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We all know children have a talent for pushing their parents' buttons but here are five tips on how to keep your cool when you feel your temperature rising.
What do you do when your child starts swearing in public - using words he's learnt from home?
As Miss K battles with scary dreams, Matt has found a bedtime routine helps, here are his top tips.
In the last two months, two relative strangers have bent down to my four year old's level, tapped their cheek and demanded a kiss.
Could telling kids they are beautiful lead to body confidence issues later in life? A British politician thinks so.
Noisy kids have recently earned some bad press. So should they really be seen and not heard?
When a friend's son asked for a pink floral bike helmet, she lied and told him they didn't have any in his size. He went home with a plain blue one instead.
Teaching parents how to deal with very shy girls as young as three could stop them from developing depression and anxiety as teens.
Have your kids ever creeped you out? You're not alone. Parents are heading online to share the creepiest things their kids have said.
Timeouts are based on the premise that kids should be raised in environments that are rich with 'time-ins'.
From the moment we step inside the kindy gates, my daughter hides her beautiful voice from the world.
Training parents to turn naughty kids into angels could be what turns a child into a success.
All stages of childhood bring with them new challenges, but never has this been more evident in my house as it is now that my daughter is four.
Have your children ever fought so loud the police were called? Mel Hearse goes in search of some soothing solutions for her two temper-prone boys.
I distinctly remember stealing a packet of PK chewing gum when I was about four years old. Glistening on the shelf in its silvery packaging, it was calling out to me, irresistible and available.
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