Google Play icon
When deciding to care for aging parents, affection trumps blame

January 11, 2019

It is often expected that as parents age, the children they once cared for will need to care…
Parents, don’t panic – your picky eater is in good health

August 24, 2018

In fact, being more relaxed around eating will help your child be less choosy. Picky eating in toddlers…
Can you keep your kids safe when they watch YouTube?

January 3, 2018

In recent weeks, parents have been shaken by media reports about upsetting, offensive or crassly commercial videos that children using YouTube and…
Young people don’t want to move out of their parents because of financial fears

October 7, 2017

If you like watching old Hollywood movies, you‘ve probably noticed that housing situation was much different. Now it…
At the cellular level, a child’s loss of a father is associated with increased stress

July 19, 2017

The absence of a father — due to incarceration, death, separation or divorce — has adverse physical and…
Care for chronically ill children may suffer when parents and doctors are at odds

July 13, 2017

Holly remembers the day doctors diagnosed her son with cerebral palsy and told her he would need life-long…
Family support moderates college students’ feelings of loneliness, suicide

May 31, 2017

When college students feel isolated and disconnected, support from family members can keep them from harming themselves during…
Parents with Bipolar benefit from self-help tool

May 17, 2017

Online self-management support for parents with Bipolar Disorder leads to improvements in parenting and child behaviour. That is…
Kids to parents: Don’t post about me online unless I like it, and ask me first—sometimes

May 12, 2017

Soccer games, family vacations and reports of good grades are OK for social media sharing. Posts with baby…
Parents who play ‘Pokémon GO’ with kids: ‘It wasn’t really about the Pokémon’

March 29, 2017

Parents who regularly play “Pokémon GO” with their children report a number of side benefits from playing the…
Why fresh fruits, veggies may prevent kids from eating better

March 1, 2017

Contrary to popular belief, the supermarket’s freezer section or the canned goods aisle could be the path for…
Students More Likely to Succeed if Teachers have Positive Perceptions of Parents

February 21, 2017

Parental involvement is commonly viewed as vital to student academic success by most education experts and researchers; however,…
Children are more apt to confess misdeeds if they think parents will react positively

January 11, 2017

Even if they believe they could be punished, older kids are more likely than younger children to view…
How Your Parenting Tactics Influence Your Teen’s Problem Behaviors

December 12, 2016

Yelling. Screaming. Slamming of doors. Sneaking out. Sound familiar? Perhaps you’re a parent with a teenager at home…
Researchers want to break down language barriers with math and text messages

November 15, 2016

Getting parents engaged in their child’s classroom isn’t easy when mom and dad don’t speak English. That’s why…
Children Can Benefit When Adoptive and Biological Parents Share Adoption Stories

August 11, 2016

For most of the 20th century, adoptions were largely “closed,” meaning birth parents placed their child with an…
Why Parents Can’t Resist Buying Their Children the Hottest Gifts

December 17, 2015

BeatBo the dancing robot. The latest video games. A LeapPad tablet. The Nerf Stormtrooper blaster. Doc McStuffins from…
Research: Exceptional Care Requires Patient-driven Education

December 17, 2015

We’ve all been there: Sitting in a consultation with a doctor or nurse, jargon gets thrown around, time…
Researchers investigate mental health of teens after dad leaves

December 16, 2015

Family breakdown and the insecure financial situation that often results can heighten worry and depressive symptoms in adolescents…
Helicopter parenting at the doctor’s office may impact teen health

December 15, 2015

Parents of teens may struggle letting go of the reins when it comes to their children’s health checkups,…
Children’s loss of parents doubles the risk of suicide

November 13, 2015

A new study from Aarhus University shows that losing a mother or father before you reach the age…
Child Health: You Are What Your Father Ate

October 26, 2015

For years, scientists have known about the “couch potato” rat. If the mother rat is undernourished during pregnancy…
Adult children with problems: How they affect parents’ well-being

October 16, 2015

You did everything you could to raise them right and keep them safe, but their lives aren’t turning…
Don’t stop at ‘Don’t do that again!’

October 16, 2015

Two kids climb into an empty shopping cart and launch themselves down a hill. If you’re an adult,…
Teens With Bulimia Recover Faster When Parents Are Included in Treatment

September 18, 2015

Involving parents in the treatment of adolescents with bulimia nervosa is more effective than treating the patient individually,…
Healthy role models

August 12, 2015

It’s a common view that adolescents don’t want to listen to their parents, but reality is different –…
Stepchildren Who View Former Stepparents as ‘Family’ Maintain Relationships Following Divorce

August 11, 2015

Remarriages often combine two families into one stepfamily unit. When that stepfamily unit dissolves after a divorce, little…
Are temper, anxiety, homework trouble medical issues? Many parents don’t realize it

May 20, 2015

Parents often bring their school-aged children to check-ups or sick visits armed with questions. What should he put…
Parent training reduces serious behavioral problems in children with autism

May 4, 2015

Young children with autism spectrum disorder, who also have serious behavioral problems, showed improved behavior when their parents…
Can a parent’s concerns predict autism?

April 28, 2015

As co-director of the University of Alberta’s Autism Research Centre, Lonnie Zwaigenbaum has devoted much of his career…
“Sharenting” trends: Do parents share too much about their kids on social media?

March 17, 2015

Some of social media’s greatest stars aren’t even old enough to tweet: Pictures of kids playing dress up,…
Parents drive kids’ car choices

October 3, 2014

New research suggests dear old Mom and Dad could be the auto industry’s secret weapon. The study, co-authored…
Parents hazy on cannabis facts

June 17, 2014

Coinciding with Drug Action Week 2014, a survey from the National Cannabis Prevention and Information Centre (NPIC) at…
Parents should try to find middle ground to keep teens safe online

March 24, 2014

Parents might take a lesson from Goldilocks and find a balanced approach to guide their teens in making…
Study finds the family “taxi” might be the ideal place to develop a child’s interest in music

March 24, 2014

Case Western Reserve University music educator Lisa Huisman Koops realized during the daily 20-minute commute to her daughter’s…
Head Start more beneficial for children whose parents provide less early academic stimulation

March 7, 2014

A new study finds that one year of Head Start can make a bigger difference for children from…
Toy story: Old favourites fight rise of the tablet

January 27, 2014

Alexandra Delage from Lexibook holds a tablet connected wirelessly to a mini camera attached to a helmet during…
Almost a third of professional parents have moved home for a good school

December 19, 2013

Research conducted by Professor Becky Francis, Department of Education and Professional Studies at King’s, has found that around…
Minority parents fear for kids online

November 22, 2013

Nearly all parents agree—when their children go online, stranger danger is their biggest safety concern, followed closely by…
Stepparents Are Not Always Evil

November 12, 2013

Parents’ strategy to love their children depends on more than blood ties…
Nurturing may protect kids from brain changes linked to poverty

October 29, 2013

Growing up in poverty can have long-lasting, negative consequences for a child. But for poor children raised by…
Cheats of the bird world: Cuckoo finches fool host parents

September 25, 2013

Cuckoo finches that lay more than one egg in their victims’ nests have a better chance of bamboozling…
Why parents think your partner isn’t good enough

September 19, 2013

It is common for parents to influence mate choice—from arranged marriages to more subtle forms of persuasion—but they…
Nearby daughter most likely to be mom’s caregiver

August 9, 2013

Among adult siblings, who is the most likely to become the caregiver when their mother experiences health problems?…
Is workplace flexibility failing to give parents time with their children?

July 16, 2013

Parents are increasingly experiencing a ‘time squeeze’ as they struggle to navigate the pressures of full-time employment and…
Children of divorced parents more likely to start smoking

March 19, 2013

Both daughters and sons from divorced families are significantly more likely to initiate smoking in comparison to their…
Hey dad, your health affects your baby’s well-being too

March 7, 2013

As a society, we put a significant emphasis on women’s health both immediately prior to and during pregnancy…
The relationship between child’s play and scientific exploration

February 19, 2013

Laura Schulz, an associate professor of brain and cognitive sciences at MIT, has always been interested in learning…
New research into the effects of perfectionistic parenting and its impact on childhood anxieties

February 19, 2013

In a new study published in the Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, researchers investigated the impact of perfectionistic rearing…
Parents’ views critical at the end of a child’s life

February 18, 2013

More emphasis should be given to parents’ needs when deciding whether or not to withdraw life support from…
Technology Org App
Google Play icon
87,522 science & technology articles

Most Popular Articles

  1. An 18 carat gold nugget made of plastic (January 13, 2020)
  2. Anti Solar Cells: A Photovoltaic Cell That Works at Night (February 3, 2020)
  3. Toyota Raize is a new cool compact SUV that we will not see in this part of the world (November 24, 2019)
  4. Nuclear waste could be recycled for diamond battery power (January 21, 2020)
  5. Physicist Proposes a Testable Theory Stating that Information has Mass and could Account for Universe s Dark Matter (January 24, 2020)

Follow us

Facebook   Twitter   Pinterest   Tumblr   RSS   Newsletter via Email