Hope for parents with autistic children
William West | 18 Jan 2013
New research indicates that some children with autism may be able to lead a more normal life than previously thought.
Track and phone your child with a watch
William West | 16 Jan 2013
A new watch-phone can also function as a tracking device for your child.
Which is the greater evil: TV or computer games?
William West | 11 Jan 2013
New research indicates that in certain circumstances computer games can be a positive pastime for children.
Prisoners help struggling families into homes
William West | 9 Jan 2013
Prisoners from an Australian jail are being rehabilitated by helping to build low-cost homes for disadvantaged families.
How children watch Sesame Street reveals intellectual skills
William West | 5 Jan 2013
A new study reveals that the thought patterns of children watching Sesame Street can help predict their intellectual development.
Kids from mum and dad families do better at school
William West | 11 Dec 2012
A new study finds that children of heterosexual couples are more likely to progress in primary school than children from a same-sex household.
One-on-one time with parents is crucial
William West | 10 Dec 2012
Parents concerned about losing touch with their children as the teen years approach may take some encouragement from a new study.
Younger generation has more faith in marriage
William West | 1 Dec 2012
Young Americans are placing more importance on marriage as a "life goal" than their parents, and want to get married younger.
Do early swimming lessons give kids the best start?
William West | 30 Nov 2012
Early swimming lessons may help children to develop on all levels, including their physical, mental, emotional and spiritual development.
Parents urged to intervene in teens' online life
William West | 28 Nov 2012
Conferences around the world are urging parents and teachers to take a stronger line in young people's digital activities.