In plain language, he answered many burning questions: How do you catch a fly? What do animals do the day they’re born? How loud is a lion’s roar?
Knowing which mask to pick and making sure it’s not a fake requires the sleuthing skills of a forensic investigator. Our guide can help.
As states legalize cannabis, a growing number of children are inadvertently consuming marijuana-infused foods.
Facing an uncontrolled surge of virus cases, parents of children under 5 are again forced to wrestle with child care crises as the rest of the world appears eager to move on.
When the end of a marriage means living on separate floors of the same house.
I’m all for undoing racist impulses, but I wonder how useful it is to sit with my daughter and scold myself with clunky prose.
Readers discuss an article about rising tensions as some teachers’ unions push for remote learning. Also: Snacks on planes.
Responses to an essay that urged additional compensation for health workers. Also: Space heaters and the Bronx fire; entertaining young kids; ketamine.
All staff members and students, vaccinated or not, must be tested for the coronavirus before returning to public school campuses.
Yes, you can get “flurona.” But it’s probably not as bad as it sounds.
Ten-year-old Ryan Kaji and his family have turned videos of him playing with toys into a multimillion-dollar empire. Why do so many other kids want to watch?
Toddlers are discovering guns under piles of clothes and between couch cushions. Teenagers are obtaining untraceable ghost guns made from kits. Middle school students are carrying handguns for protection.
The government said it would pay a landmark 40 billion Canadian dollars to repair the system, potentially ending a lawsuit brought 15 years ago.
The company said it created the doll, named Corinne Tan, to teach children to stand against racism.
Some want classrooms to stay open through the surge; others are desperate for a remote option. For nearly all, it’s an agonizing situation.
A pandemic benefit that many progressives hoped to make permanent has lapsed in a congressional standoff. Researchers say it spared many from poverty.
The reports, both released on Thursday, underscored the importance of vaccinating children against the coronavirus.
As Meta and other companies bet big on an immersive digital world, questions about its harms are rising.
More children are being treated for Covid, but a combination of factors, including low vaccination rates, most likely explains the increase.
I was already worried about my patients. I fear Omicron will make everything even worse.
Readers react to a guest essay that was critical of the remake of the movie. Also: Newark’s homeless; helping grieving children
There can be a strange magic in human-made things that are interwoven with our pasts, with our homes, with our great loves.
Experts’ tips for navigating a Covid winter with children.
About 150,000 babies are born each year in Nigeria with sickle cell, a deadly disease. Tens of thousands of them die annually before their fifth birthdays.
Kids were already drifting away from traditional sports before the pandemic, with ramifications for the entire sports industry. The trend has accelerated in the pandemic.
Two new studies show that unvaccinated children exposed to the virus are safe to stay in school if they remain asymptomatic and get tested twice over the course of a week.
Amid the pandemic, the union leader is stuck between outraged parents and burnt-out teachers.
Hundreds of Chileans adopted abroad have learned that they were trafficked. Investigators believe thousands of children may have been taken from their parents during Chile’s dictatorship.
The students fell 33 feet from a jumping castle that was lifted into the air by a gust of wind, the authorities said. Several others were critically injured.
For our reporter, “Nightmare Alley” recalls a childhood spent working the circuit with his parents. Carnies like the World’s Smallest Woman welcomed him when cruel classmates didn’t.
Beware of bad faith, bad logic and bad arithmetic.
Discussing steps to reduce the number of school shootings. Also: Book censorship; hunger in Afghanistan; abortion after incest; what kind of America?
A few worthies from Times Opinion’s giving guide and a few … unworthies.
After meeting the parents of children with a range of disabilities, she decided almost on the spot to start a clinic to treat such children exclusively.
“There is no profile of a school shooter that is reliable.”
The safer children feel, the more they can show their true selves — warts and all — experts say. And that’s good for their development.
Video games may not be harmless, but what are you going to do?
The birth comes as the British prime minister faces a political scandal over Covid rules.
“Strategizing about being the biggest movie star in the world — that is all completely over. ”
A bipartisan group led by two former governors is urging President Biden to help an estimated 167,000 children who have lost parents or caregivers.
Adam Mosseri, the company’s leader, was asked to appear before a Senate panel after internal research leaked that said the app had a toxic effect on some teenagers.
The increase, observed in children’s wards at two major hospitals in South Africa, points to increased community transmission, doctors say.
Mr. Men Little Miss, the children’s book series created by Roger Hargreaves, turns 50 this year.
Vaccination requirements, testing rules, the new coronavirus variant and more: We answer your questions about traveling safely this holiday season.
At one clinic serving low-income children, treatment for health problems that have gone unchecked during the pandemic is more in demand than coronavirus shots.
Cinema is finally capturing, with uncanny precision and furious energy, more honest and complex versions of the mother.
The Supreme Court is about to consider that question.
Adam Mosseri, the head of the company, is expected to face questions from lawmakers this week about whether social media harms children.
The country regards children as crucial in its quest for herd immunity, but some parents, worried about the vaccines’ safety, are pushing back.
Vaccine shortages and skepticism, and rewarding countries for discovering variants. Also: Happiness and politics; unwanted children; beware of psychedelics.