For children, getting outdoors helps to aid their exploration of the world – it's how they learn best.
The earned income tax credit lifts around 6 million of the working poor out of poverty every year, but with the economy hammered by COVID-19, many might not get the benefit they need.
Research shows that children can become infected with the coronavirus and spread it to others. Though rare, some kids do become severely ill and a few have died from COVID-19.
Hundreds of Australian children aged ten to 13 are in juvenile detention. Legal and medical experts say we must raise the age of criminal responsibility to 14.
False beliefs about the brain, called neuromyths, are ubiquitous in education. Is there any hope of debunking them?
Children will probably be OK, especially if their families make sure this elevated level of screen time doesn't turn into a long-term habit.
When young children are active, their brains and bodies develop the ABCs of "physical literacy," a key developmental foundation. A new program from University of Winnipeg can help.
While some women may be actively involved in choosing their marital name, taking the man's name remains the norm.
An unexpected silver lining for children.
One in four children will experience sleep problems before their 10th birthday. Here are the top factors, plus steps parents can take to give their kids (and themselves) a good night's sleep.
Resilience, humour, hardship and tragedy – a unique survey reveals how ordinary New Zealanders coped during one of the world's strictest COVID-19 lockdowns.
Recent cases among school children has prompted some to wonder: should we close schools again? The short answer is: no.
Popular social media platforms such as Facebook and Instagram fail to protect children from the marketing tactics of junk food advertisers. This needs to change.
In some parts of the US, a silver lining of COVID-19 may be a return to childhood friendships based in neighborhoods.
Learning philosophy will help children think critically and make ethical decisions.
Listening with the volume too high or for too long can cause permanent hearing loss, but there are ways we can minimise the risks.
It's more important than ever for families to develop new routines for staying physically and mentally healthy – and to address the part screens play in our lives.
Children need to know how to get help when they feel at risk.
With caregivers' faces covered, infants and young children will miss out on all the visual cues they'd normally get during stages of rapid developmental growth.
Whether they're holding hands and singing Ring Around the Rosie or posing during a TikTok video, kids connect to each other and find joy through dance.