Children’s lives are being stifled. No longer are they able to spend time with friends unsupervised, explore their community or hang around in groups without being viewed with suspicion.
Siblings have one of the most enduring relationships which can help them enjoy the funny things in life.
Our birth is one of the all-important bookends of our lives and affects so much of what comes later – so why don't we think about it more?
New guidelines have been launched that make recommendations on the daily activities of babies and young children.
The girl group is hoping that hordes of 1990s 'tweens' will buy into their reunion.
Being outside helps kids learn. Here are some ways to get them to spend more time in nature.
The harsh realities of being a child in austerity-driven Britain – revealed.
A new study found that 14% of people report a memory from age one or below. They're likely fictitious.
We sometimes see memory as a video camera, recording our lives accurately and without bias – but this is a myth. Instead, our childhood memories are intricately shaped by our family and culture.
An author picks her best reads for a scientific approach to raising children.
Parks should service a variety of needs, not just cater to one group of people.
Young people need more protection while they're growing up.
Upsy Daisy and the Tombliboos are finely tuned in to the developing minds of toddlers.
In this episode of The Anthill podcast, we bring you stories on helicopter parenting, early puberty, and what it's like to grow up as a Muslim in Britain.
Children with an irregular bedtime performed worse on cognitive tests, had worse behaviour and were more likely to be obese than others.
Australian children were once free to play on the streets, but today the urban space is less friendly to children and their imaginations.
Psychological defence mechanisms such as blaming parents can be more dangerous for mental health than a traumatic past experience itself.
The story of a six-year-old boy with dyslexia who, with support from friends and teachers, became a successful professor. Now he teaches teachers how to help children like him.
We've known for years that childhood trauma can have lifelong effects on our health. It's time for medicine and public health to start addressing the problem head-on.
Parents need to focus on context and consistency.