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Here's why you shouldn't force your child to apologise

Here's what experts have to say

28 Nov 2018 2:18 PM

Effects of harsh parents can be counterbalanced by classroom friendships

ODD is characterised by angry and irritable mood, argumentative and defiant behaviour, and spiteful or vindictive outbursts.

25 Nov 2018 8:57 PM

Parents' feeding styles reflect on children's genes: Study

Here is what a new study has found.

22 Nov 2018 9:36 AM

Tech executives are also worried about smartphone addiction in their children

Nearly three-fourths of parents said they thought their teenagers were sometimes distracted by their phones during conversations with them.

17 Oct 2018 8:39 PM

'Cued care' approach helps new babies, parents to sleep

The program educates parents about expectations around normal infant sleep and encourages them to experiment with strategies.

16 Oct 2018 11:20 AM


Mothers who use egg donors lack confidence in parenting ability: Study

Age may be a primary factor, according to a new study.

15 Oct 2018 9:04 AM

Anti-social behaviour in children may be result of harsh parenting

The study convincingly shows that parenting, and not just genes, contributes to the development of risky callous-unemotional traits.

14 Oct 2018 8:36 PM

Parenting affects social behaviours in children, says study

Less parental warmth and harsher environment at home tend to determine how aggressive children become.

12 Oct 2018 9:34 AM

4 platforms to keep toddlers engaged

Here are tips for parents to ensure their child’s overall development with these 4 platforms.

05 Oct 2018 7:07 PM

Breastfeeding not solely responsible for infant's health

Breastfeeding is not always practical and may not produce the health benefits mothers hope for, researchers say.

26 Sep 2018 10:02 AM


Close father-daughter ties may help combat loneliness

Researchers noted that loneliness declined more quickly among girls who had a closer relationship with their fathers.

30 Aug 2018 12:55 PM

Parents' behaviour may affect their children's weight

Here is what a new study has found.

26 Aug 2018 12:33 PM

Parents worried about their teens getting tattoos: Study

Parents said that they were very concerned about negative health effects like infections.

20 Aug 2018 1:23 PM

'Back-and-forth' conversations with young kids may aid brain development

Conversational turns were still associated with higher verbal scores.

14 Aug 2018 6:54 PM

How workplace environment affects parenting behaviour at home

Workplace incivility is any behaviour that is rude, disrespectful, impolite or otherwise violates workplace norms of respect.

13 Aug 2018 6:09 PM


Depressed teenagers lead to depressed parents

Here is what a new study has found.

13 Aug 2018 8:51 AM

Second-born kids less likely to be pampered by mothers

Meanwhile, first-born children tended to be more sociable and emotionally available to their mothers.

09 Aug 2018 12:41 PM

Infants exposed to baby talk words develop better language skills

The more baby talk words that infants are exposed to, the quicker they grasp the language.

02 Aug 2018 4:17 PM

Sharing parenting roles leads to healthier infants

Both parents may pass on good bacteria to their young through close contact.

02 Aug 2018 2:20 PM

Healthy children with sick sibling may hide emotions

When parents try to shield siblings of sick children from knowing anything, they tend to clam up about their own emotional turmoil.

30 Jul 2018 9:11 AM