Watching coronavirus coverage can cause anxiety in your child. An expert offers some tips that will help.
Research shows that children can become infected with the coronavirus and spread it to others. Though rare, some kids do become severely ill and a few have died from COVID-19.
Temperature checks will miss children who are asymptomatic, which we know many kids with COVID-19 are. And the thermometers used aren't necessarily the most reliable in the first place.
Recent cases among school children has prompted some to wonder: should we close schools again? The short answer is: no.
COVID-19 is affecting many people’s state of mind, but some of the most vulnerable members of our communities are children and youth with pre-existing mental health challenges.
Listening with the volume too high or for too long can cause permanent hearing loss, but there are ways we can minimise the risks.
You can't ask a child to sit still for 45 minutes and focus on their breath. But mindfulness activities can be adapted for children – and they might come in handy during these stressful times.
Keeping kids active in winter can be a challenge, as cold temperatures and icy conditions often mean more time indoors. Here's how to maintain a healthy activity level throughout Canadian winters.
Demands for regulation of media violence reached a fever pitch after RFK's assassination, and networks scrambled to insert more kid-friendly fare into their lineups. Enter: the Mystery Machine.
Childhood asthma cases caused by traffic pollution are on the decline. But children in some parts of the country are faring better than others.
Summer camps – long the stuff of American lore – can teach kids important life lessons as they have some fun along the way. Two experts on summer camp offer insight into what those lessons are.
Thanks to the prevalence of technology, children are exposed to thousands of commercials a year. How can parents make their children more aware of how commercials influence what they think and do?
There's heavy burden for women in Ghana who don't have children.
Parents have engaged in forms of 'sharenting' for generations. The digital age has complicated things, but while critics make some valid points, they're not seeing the forest for the trees.
With the surprise meticulously planned, all eyes – and lenses – turn to the kids. All they have to do is react as expected: overjoyed. So why don't they?
Here's some advice for concerned working parents with kids at home during school holidays, based on our research on home security, burglaries and young offenders.
It's not just about getting kids to eat their greens; they should be eating fruits and vegetables of all different colours. Here are some strategies to make it easier.
The problem isn't kids owning smartphones. But when daily use exceeds two hours a day, mental health issues start to crop up.
It's not always easy to tell when someone's out to fool you on the internet, but there are some simple tools you can use.
From collecting bugs to using math apps, there are many ways parents can engage in STEM activities with their kids to support their learning.