What do we love about seeing children perform? And how do their performances shape our understanding of childhood?
One 11-year old girl told us she knows once rent is paid, there is almost nothing left over. So she never takes school excursion notes home, in case the cost is too much.
In some regions of the country, mothers and fathers have different approaches than their counterparts in other regions.
Childhood wasn’t more ‘innocent’ or ‘natural’ before digital technologies or the pandemic.
Some parents engage in domestic abuse by influencing their children to fear, dislike or distrust their other parent. What happens next is a cascade of losses.
Adverse childhood experiences like abuse, neglect and dysfunction at home may not seem like primarily medical problems, but they have significant and enduring impact on physical and mental health.
One in three children experiences abuse or neglect. These adverse events increase lifelong risks for chronic diseases and mental health issues, creating a public health hazard hiding in plain sight.
How can scientific literature on interpersonal trauma help us better understand the impact of tragedy, especially on children who are still developing?
While giftedness is a strength for children, being twice exceptional creates a vulnerability.
Multiple difficult childhood experiences can lead to depression and anxiety during college, research has found. Lack of support often makes things worse.
A moral philosopher and bioethicist offers parents some tips for weighing family masking decisions.
Canada has an opportunity to become a world leader in early childhood education. With monumental federal support, this is the time to build a sustainable and relevant early education system.
What happens over the next four years in Joe Biden/Kamala Harris administration could have a lasting impact on how childhood is understood and experienced in the United States and beyond.
Children’s work circumstances put their welfare in danger, policy and action are needed urgently from government and non-governmental organisations.
World Children’s Day is an opportunity to acknowledge children for who they are, the many things they know and what they are capable of right now.
New research suggests that the seeds of future romantic partnering patterns are planted in childhood and are visible even before adolescence.
Many boys stop singing at adolescence – but with the right support, they can continue to sing through their voice change and emerge as lifetime singers.
Playful activities that involve choice, active engagement and moments of delight are what children need this summer during the pandemic.
We want to be whitelisted and not blacklisted for jobs. White lies make stretching the truth okay, but you don’t want to receive a black mark on your record.
This decades-long study found that living in poorer communities changes how genes are regulated.