They were once – and not so long ago – described as “geriatric mums” by doctors.
Schools should open seven days a week, throughout the year, and have designated police officers to help combat gangs and violence, according to the Children’s Commissioner for England.
Children living in poverty are being severely disadvantaged in the British school system, according to a new survey which warns crime is a consequence of inadequate support for such disadvantaged youth.
Nearly a quarter of a million children are unhappy in the UK, according to new research by a children’s charity.
Nursery workers say imaginary friends are becoming less common, with too much screen time affecting children’s imaginations.
Cyber-bullying and lack of sleep have a bigger impact on children’s mental health than social media use, a study has found.
Education experts say children are reaping the benefits of boom in early-learning centres held in countryside and parks
If you go down to the woods today, you could be in for a big surprise as more and more nursery children move outside to play and learn.
Harbour towns that line the rugged coastline of Scotland are the perfect places to escape to if you want to be beside the sea.
Motherhood? It’s a funny old world… We talk to three comedians putting that to the test on the Edinburgh Fringe stage
It’s often been said a good sense of humour is necessary for being a parent.
Craig Tara is a just an hour from Glasgow, but it feels like it’s a million miles from everywhere.
Lucy's first pregnancy was progressing smoothly.