By 2050, the majority of Americans will not be white. That future is already on its way here – just look at the demographics of kids ages 10 and under.
The average Australian school kid spends more time watching TV or gaming and less time being active over their summer holidays. Could more chores be the answer?
While many families are busy planning how to spend their time together this Christmas holiday season, others are planning how to manage their time apart.
The cost and the hassles involved can stand in the way of kids joining teams and taking part in organized activities. So can cultural barriers.
Some have started to frame Thunberg's activism in messianistic terms – and this can serve as fodder for climate deniers.
Excessively eating junk foods during adolescence could alter brain development, leading to lasting poor diet habits. But, like a muscle, the brain can be exercised to improve willpower.
It is important not to take the issue of ‘torture houses’ as only peculiar to Qur’anic schools.
Single mothers I interviewed described feeling isolated, stigmatised and frustrated with negative stereotypes.
Every child develops at a different pace so it can be difficult to know what's normal.
Effective health care interventions are very important for sub-Saharan Africa because the region has a high burden of vaccine-preventable diseases.
'Problematic smartphone use' has similar features to a behavioural addiction – and may potentially lead to poorer mental health.
But there is an answer.
What's most concerning is children are being charged in out of home care for unnecessary and avoidable offences. We need to do a better job of placing children safe environments.
Stories like 'Romeo and Juliet,' 'Alice's Adventures in Wonderland' and 'Jane Eyre' are still relevant today.
A cognitive scientist observes that the words that bother college-age Americans today can cause harm.
Community water fluoridation is a cost-effective public health measure that can reduce cavities by approximately 25 per cent. Yet some communities are worried about it.
Unnecessary antibiotic prescriptions are not only wasteful, but may also have unintended consequences for a child's health.
Hunger affects people's health. It also affects their dignity and their ability to live full and productive lives.
Kenya's constitution protects children from all forms of violence, but the country's implementation strategies are weak.
The region has made progress but efforts must continue to end a harmful practice rooted in poverty and tradition.