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.
Should children with reading difficulties get their hearing checked?
Harassment can cause severe and lasting harm.
A new psychological intervention can help any parents - even those crippled by fear and self-blame - to become powerful recovery coaches to children with eating disorders.
Mandatory sleep times in early childhood settings do not work for children, educators or parents, and need to change.
While talking about drugs with young people isn't always comfortable, research has shown that it's critical for prevention.
Policymakers can get more for their money when planing incentives for mothers to work.
Sexting has led to a rise in under-18s reported for sex offences.
From broken limbs to blood tests, hospital visits can cause unnecessary pain for children. An emergency care pediatrician offers seven easy strategies for parents to lessen this pain.
Parents can cause privacy problems by oversharing their child's pictures online.
Parents can help protect their kids from cannabis abuse by openly discussing the health risks, the pleasures and the responsible ways to use the drug.
When children and young people have opportunities for active citizenship, they demonstrate a wide range of ways of contributing to their communities.
Despite good progress in recent years, there is still more to do, including improving access to early childhood education for three-year-olds.
Millions of American children are being cared for by grandparents. To honor Grandparents Day we ask: What are the social and health impacts of this often unexpected turn of events?
A new mentorship program uses fiction to teach children's rights, and to help kids understand and prevent bullying.
As students return to school and prepare to join sports teams, here's what they and their parents need to know about concussions.
And yet it's still technically legal in the UK.
With a little advance planning and creativity, librarians can help keep kids and teens busy and safe during emergencies.
Why are parents increasingly inserting their child's name into stories?