Why can't parents show their imperfect lives on social media instead of faking happy families, asks Jamie Davis Smith.
A connection between the measles vaccine and pork may be responsible for the current outbreak. Sacha van Niekerk finds out more.
Attributed to children from poorer families perceiving themselves to be in a dangerous environment.
High levels of traffic-related air pollution may lead to a specific type of DNA damage called telomere shortening.
Cooking nutritious food without sucking the life out of it can be tricky for most parents, writes Constance Gaanakgomo.
Perfectionism is a heavy burden for anyone. When you consider how messy it is to raise little people, it's positively cruel, writes Lindsey Roberts.
Is your kid overweight? Beware, obesity, especially from a young age may substantially increase a lifetime risk of major depression.
Worried that your children are addicted to unhealthy foods? A simple brain-training game could help them choose healthy snacks
Reading books with a child beginning in early infancy can boost vocabulary and reading skills four years later, a new study shows.
Is your teenager having trouble falling asleep or sleeping less? It may be because of loneliness.
A parent who talks about weight – their own or their child’s – is a risk factor for eating disorders, writes Jill Adams.
In celebration of all the mother warriors out there, we've asked a few local celebs what Mother's Day truly means for them. By Marchelle Abrahams
Stephanie Gates is not scared of the realities of autism, she's just afraid to tell you about it...
Having a pet dog at home is likely to provide valuable social support when a child is undergoing a stressful experience, recent research suggests.
Adolescents may be using less drugs because they are constantly stimulated and entertained by their computers and smartphones, experts say.
A father's age may influence their social development, behaviour including conduct and peer problems, hyperactivity and emotional ...