All these aspects of parents’ careers, we found, correlate with the degree to which children display behavior problems, which are key indicators of their mental health.
Tackling violence against children, and also widespread poverty and inequality, has to be urgently prioritised if South Africa is to achieve a broad range of development goals including those on mental health, poverty and social well-being.
The Washington State Supreme Court ruled Thursday that the state is responsible for the welfare of children after they’re placed with foster parents, broadening protections for more than 10,000 kids in government custody.
Children who create imaginary parallel worlds, alone or with friends, are more found more commonly than previously believed, according to new research.
Parents age, children grow up, and at some point, adult children face the sobering reality that they will have to care for their aging parents, reversing the roles they’ve always known.
Humans are programmed for novelty so to a child brought up digesting fast-moving text, a page of printed words now feels dull. Research is finding changes in the way we take in information - the new norm is to jump around, scanning for words and skim-reading.