While some children spend the school holidays studying in tutoring centres, enrolled in sports camps or other structured activities, others are left to do their own thing.
So-called "helicopter parents"—those who hover over their children even into and through their college years—are often criticized for creating overly sheltered, unprepared young adults who boomerang back home.
A study of the diets of boys and girls living in two states in India has found that by the age of 15, boys are likely to be eating a wider variety of foods than girls.
Teenagers who spend quality time with their parents are more likely to want to further their studies, according to research from the University of Warwick.
British parents encourage their children to play musical instruments as part of a family tradition and not to boost their social status as Americans do, research says.
Young people in stable lone-parent households are just as likely to stay in education as their counterparts in stable married families, a new University of Sussex–led study has revealed.
Head Start programs may help low-income parents improve their educational status, according to a new study by Northwestern University researchers.
Children of immigrants have less education and get lower level jobs than children of the majority population. That is the impression one gets when looking at broad-based statistics. But REMESO researcher Alireza Behtoui has ...
When it comes to Christmas gifts for young children, Anna Nippert, instructor of early childhood education at Kansas State University's College of Human Ecology, recommends parents be more focused on fostering imagination ...
Contrary to public perception, the number of children in immigrant families is not the primary reason more children are living in poverty, a Rutgers study has found, raising the question of whether federal policies affecting ...