Should your children see you naked?!

 Being a father has thus far been delightful for John. So delightful that he says he wouldn't change a thing – the good and the bad.

The good would be like when his three year old daughter clings onto him in a tight hug when he comes home from work. And the bad? "When it's my time to change a full diaper," he says with playful smile. Off course, in reality, changing diapers is no trouble to a doting father like John.


Help! My teen's watching online porn

What happened to Maddie, a mom of two boys, one afternoon has no doubt happened to countless other parents across the country.

Maddie's computer was out of juice, so she hopped on her 15-year-old son's laptop. She looked at the history of something she was working on and then, bam. There were links to 40 porn sites with topics too racy for me to print.

"I was freaking out," said Maddie, whose name has been changed to protect her privacy and her son's.


How do I tell my child they have cancer?

Singer Michael Buble and his actress wife Luisana Lopilato have revealed their three-year-old son has cancer. The couple said they were dropping all work commitments. But how do other parents facing this devastating news go about telling their child?

Each year, 1,691 children in the UK are diagnosed with cancer. In England and Wales, 82% of those diagnosed survive for five years or more.


How to Help Children Unleash Their Potential

Today, many parents and educators work vigilantly to guide children along the “right” path, hoping it will lead to a bright future. Adults, naturally, believe they know just what that path should look like, often drawing on their own experience or colleagues’ advice. But this top-down approach often leaves parents feeling pressured, educators struggling, and youth stressed and lagging behind their international peers.


Why Do Children "Misbehave"?

All children act in annoying, obnoxious, or hurtful ways at times, and they don't always cooperate with our requests. Before dealing with inappropriate behavior in children, it is useful to know why they act the way they do. Once we know this, it is easier to be effective problem-solvers. We can explain almost all unacceptable behavior in children by one of the following three factors.

1. The child is attempting to fill a legitimate need.


New screen time rules for kids, by doctors

Digital media exposure for children of all ages should be limited, according to new guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics.

This week, the AAP hosted a national conference in San Francisco, where an estimated 10,000 pediatricians met to discuss new children's health recommendations for 2017. Children's screen time, social media and cyberbullying were key points of interest.


Is it OK to let your child fail?

Recently, my younger daughter left her class project, a time capsule, at the door so I would see it the minute I got home.

Her project wasn't due for a month, and she took it upon herself to start it and finish it. I beamed at her great work ethic.

If the story ended here, I would proudly say I am one of those parents who is totally comfortable with the whole "letting my kids fail" concept, but alas, there is more.


It's never too soon to talk to children about drugs

A quarter of UK children aged between 11 and 15 have been offered substances, which can be a worry for many parents. Starting discussions early can be crucial when it comes to legal and illegal highs, says psychiatrist Dr Owen Bowden-Jones.

Discovering your child is taking drugs is every parent's nightmare, and most would go to great lengths to ensure illegal substances - or even legal highs - are never part of their child's world.


International community should not fail children

In the 1960s, the struggle was for black civil rights. The 1970s saw the stepping up of the fight to free the world from apartheid. And in recent years, we have seen the battle for LGBT equality.

The freedom struggle of the coming decade is the battle for the rights of children - rights too often neglected or ignored. By fulfilling our promise to a deliver a quality education to the world's young, we can be the first generation in history where every child goes to school.


How should world leaders tackle the refugee and migrant crisis?

As world leaders head to New York for a major U.N. summit on the refugee and migrant crisis, aid chiefs called on rich countries to shoulder their fair share of responsibility.

The meeting on Monday, the first of its kind, comes at a time of record displacement, with 65.3 million people uprooted by conflict and persecution. It will be followed by a second summit on Tuesday hosted by U.S. President Barack Obama.