Inattention is one of the most important early behavioural risk factors for a range of adverse life outcomes, including lower earnings.
Cost-effective, scaleable early childhood development and education programmes can make a huge difference.
A regular family ritual like a dinner and games night contributes to the rhythm and predictability of life and becomes part of a family’s unique DNA.
When your kids stop believing, it’s probably harder on you than on them.
When parents walk in the forest with their children and us and see how children are drawn to spiral snails, together we see how connections with the land are critical for the Earth’s future.
There’s a spectrum of quality when it comes to what kids can do with screen time. An expert in early childhood technology suggests picking tech activities that promote problem-solving and fun.
New guidelines have been launched that make recommendations on the daily activities of babies and young children.
Research has started to identify the key factors in creating communities that promote good early childhood development.
It’s never too early for children to develop their spatial skills, vital if they want to one day design buildings, put up flat-pack furniture or cut a birthday cake. Here’s how you can help at home.
Rigid gender roles and stereotypes are key drivers of violence against women. So let’s challenge these by starting young.
Even though child care costs more than college tuition in many states, college affordability seems to get more attention. Here’s why that needs to change.
Childhood adversity doesn’t just affect our choices – according to new research, it also weakens the body’s fundamental ability to stay healthy in old age.
New research shows that children who are kind, supportive and understanding influence their siblings to act and behave in similar ways.
Empathy in children can be fostered. Researchers offer three strategies for parents and other caregivers to promote a climate of empathy in the home or classroom.
More than 300 hours of content are uploaded to YouTube every minute - and many children’s clips are unauthorised, sneaky or even disturbing. Being aware is the first step.
The classroom setting is better for early teenagers, while self-guided language learning is better for adults.
Across the world many countries issue pregnancy grants to support mothers-to-be. South Africa has a progressive social security grant system, but it does not support this vulnerable group.
Poor childhood conditions, such as exposure to poverty and stunting, are associated with long-term disadvantages to health, education, social adjustment and earnings.
Two years of high-quality preschool is one of the most effective strategies we have to change the trajectories of children from disadvantaged backgrounds.
To combat childhood obesity, we need to start from day one.