My experience of parenting in or near big cities has taught me that childhood independence isn't just endangered; it's nearly extinct.
If we're lucky, we have a father, mother or mentor to guide us through our pivot points.
Exposures to toxic chemicals "represent a formidable risk to Americans' physical, mental, and economic health," said Abigail Gaylord of NYU Langone.
A childhood learning about baboons in Botswana may not have been typical, but it had its benefits.
Author Anna Fifield's new book provides fresh details on the dictator-to-be's adolescent years growing up in the picturesque Swiss capital of Bern.
Although people claimed to remember events from infancy and toddlerhood, scientists widely believe earliest memories stem from roughly 3 to 3 and a half years of age.
Celebrating 33 years of the cheekiest royal.
The study found kids who were overweight were more likely to be ostracized by their slimmer classmates.
George Michael was both a musical icon and a figure of hope and heroism for his communities.
There's no ill intent behind stores using "Plus," "Slim" and "Husky" labels for kids, but they fail to see a danger in using those terms.
Learning can't start soon enough, as early childhood education programs benefit the student and society at large.
Until he was twenty-one years old, Abraham Lincoln's father rented out his son to neighbors in rural Indiana for ten to thirty-one cents a day.
British children are 13 times more likely to die from prematurity than Swedish children.
Disguised daughters attend better schools and play sports; dressed as girls, poor young boys become sexual slaves.