Tag Children & families
Easy access to a gun at home is bad for a child’s mental health, particularly for girls, according to a new examination of a study of American schoolchildren from the 1990s.
Professor Margaret Kerr believes it's important to better understand the factors that impact parents’ experiences and to develop interventions focused on helping people become better and happier parents.
Eagle’s Wing Child Care is marking 25 years since it started, and director Debb Schaubs is retiring with plenty of fond memories.
More than 300 people gathered June 2 at UW–Madison’s Gordon Commons for Wisconsin’s first statewide Prenatal-to-Five Summit.
A new set of studies published this week and edited by researchers from the University of Wisconsin–Madison, is the first to try to get at the causal mechanisms behind the economic factors that are strongly associated with child maltreatment.
The University of Wisconsin–Madison Odyssey Project has received a $100,000 challenge grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) to help expand Odyssey Junior.
Sagashus Levingston has spent the last 10 years working towards a master’s degree in African American Studies and a Ph.D. in English Literature. And she’s done all this while raising six kids.
MADISON — There’s a new threat to children called “sextortion,” a byproduct of the digital age. Child protection workers will learn to manage this growing problem at the University of Wisconsin–Madison’s Conference on Child Sexual Abuse, Oct. 31 through Nov. 2 at Madison Marriott West in Middleton, Wisconsin.
The statewide, online literacy program is aimed at pre-K through high school students, promoting high-quality books throughout the year.
The study is an important first step toward understanding a vital stage of early human development.
Educational garden programs improve not just the health and well-being of children, but the choices they make regarding fruits and vegetables.