Parental controls and surveillance have their place but internal safeguards like empathy, resilience and values serve children throughout their lives, whether online or offline.
Over 1,000 cases of severe hepatitis without any explainable cause have been reported in children so far this year.
Childhood wasn’t more ‘innocent’ or ‘natural’ before digital technologies or the pandemic.
Policymakers can boost outdoor education by integrating it into strategies to enhance both student and teacher well-being and equity.
Children’s voices and actions are recorded by virtual assistants, but what is being done with all the collected information?
Cognitive skills related to early literacy can be nurtured this summer by engaging in activities that develop social-emotional skills and positive self-regulation.
Under international law, children have the right to be heard in legal proceedings directly or indirectly affecting them. Canada must step up to ensure all human rights apply to kids as they do adults.
With COVID-19 shots finally available for infants and preschoolers, knowing how to combat misinformation on social media and elsewhere could be more important than ever.
Gender differences were more significant in lower-income families.
Since the second world war, changing ideas about how children should behave have made us fear independent and competent children.
The FDA’s authorization of COVID-19 shots for children ages 6 months to 4 years will bring relief for millions of parents. Pending CDC endorsement, shots for this group will be available within days.
Being a parent can be tricky, and many turn to parenting guides for help in figuring out what to do. Two human development scholars have tips for picking a book that will be useful for you.
An expert on food policy explains how the end of COVID-19 waivers will impact children’s access to food, as well as the importance of food banks and pantries.
The proportion of children aged five to 11 in the UK who have been vaccinated against COVID remains quite low. Why?
An infant nutrition expert explains the efforts to ensure there is enough baby formula for US consumption and the differences between domestic and imported produce.
Examining the digital kids that populate virtual gameworlds can reveal a lot about the role of the child in contemporary society.
Pfizer and Moderna have both recently reported results for their COVID-19 vaccines in the youngest children.
Research shows that school shootings can lead to years of health, educational and economic detriment for students who survive the attack.
Lessons from putting the broadcaster’s other youth channel, BBC Three, online don’t seem to have been learnt
In a process called ‘reverse socialisation’, children can help their elders become more green - but eco education is key.