Arkansas Children’s Hospital reported 11 confirmed COVID-19 hospitalizations Monday along with several more suspected.
As parents, we want our kids to feel good about themselves, so we try to praise them as much as possible.
Many families will soon face a complicated choice about how quickly to resume their pre-pandemic activities.
Children account for more than a fifth of new U.S. coronavirus cases in states that release statistics by age, according to the American Academy of Pediatrics.
Wearing a mask and a face shield to curb the spread of the coronavirus, 10-year-old Jade Chan Puc writes in her workbook during the first day of class in Hecelchakán, Campeche state, Mexico, on April 19. On average, schools in Latin America and the Caribbean were closed longer than any in any other region, according to UNICEF.
A teenager broke into a daycare center in southern Brazil and stabbed three children and two workers to death Tuesday before being overpowered by police, officials said.
The US Food and Drug Administration expects to authorize the Pfizer vaccine for those age 12 to 15 by next week, potentially even sooner. At the same time, the company is looking at ways to make the vaccine available to children even younger.
As our planet gets hotter, weather patterns grow more severe, sea levels rise and wildfires become bigger and more frequent, answering children’s questions about the future can be a daunting task. Kids know that the world is changing, and understandably have fears about what life will be like. So, what can parents do?
On Monday, every adult became eligible for a COVID-19 vaccine. So when will children be able to get their shots? While children under 16 have not been approved to receive any of the currently available shots, clinical trials to get shots in little arms are underway.
After a year of working and schooling from home, parents are burned out. That can make it difficult to calm in the moment when kids are irritating, disrespectful, or just loud.
Pfizer is working to get its coronavirus vaccine approved for kids as young as 12, at the same time that health officials are reporting increasing cases among young people.
A new study found that children on lockdown experienced higher levels of depression and anxiety.
Top aides to President Joe Biden are ramping up pressure on the agency that shelters thousands of unaccompanied migrant children, voicing frustration that kids are not being released quickly enough from detention, three U.S. officials said.
Microsoft is launching a new Kids Mode for its Edge browser today. It’s built directly into Microsoft Edge on Windows and macOS as a free option that’s simple to enable and doesn’t require much work for parents to manage. The mode can be enabled by selecting it from the Edge profile option, and it will lock kids into the Edge browser with access only to approved sites.
Fort Worth ISD is now taking applications for 2021-2022 pre-K enrollment. The district is taking big steps to convince parents to sign up, after low enrollment during the COVID-19 pandemic.
UNICEF launches #Reimagine, a global campaign to prevent the pandemic from becoming a lasting crisis for children
Parents are in a unique position this summer. It may be several months before kids become eligible for the vaccine.
A group of Democratic lawmakers wrote to Mark Zuckerberg this week to press the CEO on his plans to curate a version of Instagram for children.
A trial of the Oxford-AstraZeneca Covid-19 vaccine on children in the UK has been paused even as the country’s medicines regulator probes a possible link of the vaccine with rare blood clots in adults, the media reported.
In a grim reminder of the death toll from COVID-19, a new study published by the American Medical Association found that nearly 40,000 U.S. children have lost one of their parents to the virus.