A parent’s job is to set boundaries for their child, not to be their “buddy”, a leading education expert has suggested.
The age of criminal responsibility in Scotland is set to rise from eight years old to 12, under a new law introduced at Holyrood.
This International Women’s Day follows a year of women speaking out, including the #MeToo and Time’s Up movements – but how much of the discussion has trickled down to children?
I didn’t think any car would quite live up to my beloved Seat Ateca – I really did love that car.
A North-east nursery has been praised by inspectors for encouraging children to eat healthily.
Being more relaxed, offering praise and learning about fruit and veg all help.
Booster seats, baby seats and big seats. Claire Spreadbury discovers what's really required in the back of a car.
A craze sweeping schools for using magnetic ball-bearings to mimic body piercings has left three children in hospital and is putting large numbers in danger, a surgeon has warned.
Nicola Sturgeon has said her government’s plans to almost double free childcare by 2020 are “on track” in the face of opposition concerns about funding, staff and timing.
We all believe funny things as children, from being convinced that eating crusts gives you curly hair, to thinking a monster lives under your bed.
Inspectors have praised a North-east nursery for its “nurturing ethos”.
An NHS website set up to advise on infant feeding has been visited by fewer than one in 12 new mothers, a major new survey has revealed.
Families feel welcome at an Aberdeen school’s day-care centre, inspectors have said.
More money needs to be spent on preventing domestic violence rather than dealing with the aftermath to cut the impact on children, council chiefs have warned.
A High Court judge has told of the “terrible” price families can pay when parents have affairs which result in the birth of children and “secrets lie hidden”.
Scientists have discovered crucial new information about how a foetus develops which could explain why very premature babies suffer health problems.
Penny Mordaunt is due to pledge £5 million of Government funding to help protect vulnerable children across the globe following allegations of sexual abuse by Oxfam staff in Haiti.
An Aberdeen university's nursery is warm, bright and airy for children, inspectors have said.
Parental drinking is linked to more than one in three cases of the death or serious injury of a child through neglect or abuse in England, a new study shows.
A Premier League footballer is holding a charity event to build a school for orphans in his native Ghana.
Teachers should be prepared to ask school children if they are suicidal if they notice a change in their behaviour, a charity boss has warned.
An MP moved the House of Commons to tears after recalling her stillborn baby “officially did not exist” despite knowing her heart was beating during the labour.
The Government has failed to properly implement about half of the child safety online recommendations made a decade ago, the charity says.
A paediatrician has shared the powerful thoughts of terminally ill children on the meaning of life.
A North-east politician has praised Snapchat for improving children’s safety – but says it should do more.
The final body recovered from a fire that destroyed a farmhouse in Mid Wales has been identified as a four-year-old girl.
Doctors covered up failures in patient care in Northern Ireland, a public inquiry has said.
Boys spend more time than girls on sporting activities – according to official figures.
The government has been urged to do more to ensure social media giants harness technology to enforce a new law banning sexual predators from contacting children online.
A project providing free meals to children in Aberdeen during the holidays could supply 10,000 dinners in the next school year.