In Boston, where nearly 40 percent of children enter kindergarten not ready in literacy, a parent-led movement to bolster readiness is growing.
Researchers who examined child speech interactions over the course of a year found that vulnerable children benefit from conversations with their peers and their teachers.
A mother’s presence may have immediate and long-term effects on her child’s developing brain by modulating the serotonin system, suggests a study of rat moms and their pups. The research provides a potential mechanism by which separating a child from his or her mother early in life could derail development.
Your brain performs complicated engineering feats to allow you to balance on a bicycle. To thank it, wear your helmet, and make sure your kids wear theirs.
She has been rejected by classmates because of her race and called “the maid.” Given the messages from the White House, I’m not surprised.
For families whose children harbor racing aspirations, quarter-midget tracks offer one of the earliest possible introductions to motor sports — leading some children to race before they can read.
The French multimedia artist Laure Prouvost’s most prized possession is a relic once owned by her grandparents.
Before creating a multigenerational home, do your research and consider a “house prenup” for finances and an “exit strategy” in case somebody decides to move out.
Three-quarters of parents underestimated the total amount of sugar in common foods like juice, yogurt and pizza.
Researchers have found therapy dogs to be effective in reducing the symptoms of attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in children.