Interviewees describe ‘scrimping and saving’ to make ends meet.
Children missed being with friends but liked the freedom to move around at home. These are some of the takeaways from an education researcher who talked to 30 kids ages 5-8.
Children are excluded from decisions related to schooling during the pandemic. This denies children their agency and reflects a historical colonial attitude about the place of the child.
Parents often think about a school’s quality, class sizes, safety and extracurriculars. LGBTQ parents may also want to know their family will be respected.
COVID infections are rising among children. Here’s how parents and schools can best protect kids right now.
Trials are under way to ascertain whether COVID vaccines are safe and effective for children under 12. In the meantime, it’s reassuring to note that generally, young kids cope OK with the virus.
New research found girls particularly liked to see wildflowers, hear nature sounds and touch animals and plants.
Apple will scan all photos uploaded to the cloud for child sexual abuse without actually looking at the photos. Privacy experts are concerned by the lack of public accountability.
Children use play to express themselves and process their emotions. Here’s how parents can make the most of play time together.
Researchers can refer to the “Handbook for Children’s Participation in Research in Indonesia” to design appropriate and ethical methods of child participatory research.
Children’s meaningful participation is important because their needs and potential will be fulfilled when adults understand their position and listen to their voices and experiences.
4 out of 5 experts said yes.
Investment in preventing violence against children is a long-term strategy for a sustainable future, and it requires urgent action.
A fatherhood researcher argues that US work policies, income inequality, gender attitudes and health care all make it harder for dads to be highly engaged at home.
Parents face tough choices since young kids can’t yet get COVID-19 vaccinations. An infectious diseases expert offers guidance on navigating summer activities.
Nutrition for kids is key to achieving economic development.
There’s a need to better understand coercive control as an important component of domestic violence when it comes to making decisions around co-parenting.
Planning outdoor early learning and child care has implications for training and recruiting educators as well as for planning, developing and funding physical spaces.
As many teens and adults in the US restart their social lives, parents of children under the age of 12 wonder when their kids will also be able to experience the freedom that comes with vaccination.
Child care insecurity has received much less attention than food insecurity, but it is similarly complex. And affordability is only one part of the problem.