Kids become more vulnerable to maltreatment when their parents can't secure child care or housing or get jobs.
The disruption to K-12 education caused by the coronavirus pandemic may have major academic consequences, especially for low-income children.
Results from a recent study indicate that the emergency measures put in place in response to COVID-19 have disproportionately impacted Canadian mothers with young children at home.
The innovative educator studied engineering and practiced medicine before devoting her life to spreading a new educational philosophy.
A professor reflects on his four decades of working with families dealing with grief and how the program he helped set up could be applied today.
The history of education in the West is closely associated with Christian religious spaces – from the first cathedral schools to the use of churches to teach children in WWII.
Good mental health is the ability to adapt to changes and stress. Whatever school looks like, parents can help keep kids' social-emotional development on track in these four areas.
One big complication with K-12 distance learning is how hard it is to get children and teens to log in and do their schoolwork. But there are things teachers and families can do to help.
For starters, why not have Hollywood team up with teachers to make education more entertaining?
Watching coronavirus coverage can cause anxiety in your child. An expert offers some tips that will help.
Visits between foster children and their biological families are being disrupted and reunification hearings delayed.
It's worth going out of your way to ensure that kids practice interacting with others and maintain their friendships.
Having loads of extra quality time with a toddler or preschooler and feeling flustered? Make sure you know how and where to do this basic disciplinary method the right way.
It's easier said than done, acknowledges a nursing professor with four children. But it's going to be necessary during the coronavirus pandemic.
For US parents, the health, economic and social crisis the COVID-19 pandemic brought about is compounded by the difficult if not impossible task of working, caring for and educating kids.
Children will probably be OK, especially if their families make sure this elevated level of screen time doesn't turn into a long-term habit.
Whether they're holding hands and singing Ring Around the Rosie or posing during a TikTok video, kids connect to each other and find joy through dance.
A family therapist and childhood development expert encourages parents and others raising kids to focus on the 4 R's: routines, rules, relationships and rituals.
Families should establish new daily routines, avoid bombarding children with current events or exposing them to misinformation, and practice basic methods that keep anxiety in check.