Call it Fascism, American-Style. Donald Trump's embrace of authoritarian ideals has extended to a veritable war on America's youth.
Parents say they homeschool for a number of reasons including, lifestyle, dissatisfaction or disagreements with local schools, special needs, bullying and religion.
It is possible for minors in all 50 states to get married. A scholar explains the long history of child marriage, mostly of young girls, in the US.
Psychology researchers bring infants into the lab to learn more about how shared book reading influences brain and behavioral development.
Apps which encourage children to develop language, literacy, numeracy and critical thinking skills through play are excellent gifts this Christmas.
Stigma often obstructs rights protection for children with HIV/AIDS in Indonesia.
A picky eater need not ruin dinner and drive parents crazy. Two nutrition experts offer simple strategies for happier and healthier family mealtimes.
Tantrum throwing peaks at age two, as children experience the perfect storm of not being able to express themselves verbally while simultaneously developing their sense of autonomy and independence.
Children with an irregular bedtime performed worse on cognitive tests, had worse behaviour and were more likely to be obese than others.
Spontaneous mirror writing by both left- and right-handed children has long remained a mystery. Recent studies of brain processing and writing have led to an unexpected explanation.
New research has found white children’s automatic prejudice depends on whether they categorise others by race.
Such children suffer unique challenges.
Children are often the ones who decide what's 'right' and 'wrong'.
From collecting bugs to using math apps, there are many ways parents can engage in STEM activities with their kids to support their learning.
The words “gifted”, “precocious” and “high potential” represent different ways of seeing and valuing exceptional abilities.
A loophole robs children of their right to privacy, exposing them to long-term consequences.
While there are similarities in the general principles of palliative care provided to children and adults, there are also key differences.
We need to shift the focus away from parenting that relies on threats and rewards, to one that nurtures meaningful parent-child and child-technology relationships.
Australian children were once free to play on the streets, but today the urban space is less friendly to children and their imaginations.
It can be very hard for people to accept that they – or their family member – are not to blame for their mental illness. Seeing the evidence in a scan can make a difference.