Taking risks helps children test new ideas and find personal capabilities and limits. Here are five lessons from early childhood educators to help parents encourage their kids to take risks, safely.
Efforts to 'harden' school buildings could distract from the need to focus on human behavior and what's known about school shooters.
Children are constantly hearing about threats to their safety. Sometimes they find it hard to know if a danger is real, and they need help processing their fears. Here's what they need you to know.
Outlining the government's detailed response the Prime Minister said Western Australia had now agreed to sign on to the national redress scheme so there will be a fully national scheme from July 1.
Human beings seem to be born wearing rose-colored glasses. Psychologists are interested in how this bias toward the positive works in the very young – and how it fades over time.
Commonly used surfaces in play areas, such as "soft fall" materials and Astroturf, can heat up to 80-100°C in the sun. This makes them a hazardous design choice, especially as the climate gets hotter.
How online child abusers are categorised is stopping the proper protection of victims.
If children and teenagers are comfortable with social media, we should use it as a means to reach them and ensure they understand the do's and dont's.
New reports show a widespread lack of care for the cultural needs of many of the 19,000 Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children in child protection and out-of-home care.
Neighbourhood murderers aren't waiting patiently to bait children with trick or treat sweets.