Research shows multiple social and cognitive benefits of playing video games.
Early childhood is the critical time in which the foundations of life-long habits are built. Developing healthy sleep habits can set children on the right path for better future health and wellbeing.
What does the coronavirus look like? What kids want to know about the pandemic isn't always what we tell them.
Reports from baby food companies show questionable levels of arsenic, lead and other heavy metals. Here's what parents need to know.
A researcher recreates a famous 1940s doll experiment to probe how Black preschool children view race and themselves – and finds not much has changed.
Taking part in creative activities with little ones can help bolster their communication, build their sense of self and even improve their health and wellbeing.
With a third of adults saying they likely won't get the vaccine, the US has a herd immunity math problem.
At the turn of the 20th century, with few children's books featuring Black characters, one young editor implored his peers to 'Let us make the world know that we are living.'
Growing core coping skills isn't just a matter of learning not to be triggered by children's strong feelings; it's also about creating positive meaningful activities that promote mutual bonding.
Parents can take a page from psychological research on trauma and recovery to help kids struggling with pandemic life.
In the UK alone, around one in 11 children have asthma.
It's no secret many kids (and adults) don't like needles. But where needle phobia can be a barrier to vaccine acceptance, it's important to set your children up not to fear injections. Here's how.
Children should never play with knives – but they can learn how to use them.
According to this theory, our social and political views can be impacted not only by the sex of our children, but also whether we have more male or female relatives.
Bright, kinetic and celebrity-studded, the BBC's schools output has got the tone right for teaching a generation of screen-addicted youth.
Too much screen time doesn't leave enough time for other important parts of growing up. Predicting which little kids will likely grow into heavy tech users could help target educational campaigns.
Caregivers can strategize with young gamers and challenge racist and sexist stereotypes.
Fertility is higher in Northern Europe than in Southern Europe. To understand, let's take a look at family policies, equality between women and men and the economic context.
Books can help children develop a sense of identity. But when characters of color are portrayed negatively, that can send a wrong message to kids.
A study of preschoolers' understanding of their urban environments suggests their voices should be heard more in city planning.