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Childrens Development

How An Extra Hour Of TV Watching Can Impact Kids

The Huffington Post | Mandy Velez | Posted 08.09.2013 | Parents

Yet another data point has been added to the ongoing debate over how much TV watching is too much for young children. A study of Canadian children...

Changing Children's Chances: The Power of Public Information

Dr. Jody Heymann | Posted 04.14.2013 | Impact
Dr. Jody Heymann

Want to know how much McDonald's charges for Big Macs in more than 40 different countries? No problem. But want to know where children are allowed to work in mines, with poisonous chemicals, or through the night? Good luck! We decided to take steps to begin to fill these gaps.

Say It Like Beckham

Jodie Levin-Epstein | Posted 10.02.2012 | Impact
Jodie Levin-Epstein

While stunting is something few lay people know about, UNICEF hopes to make it a global priority. When Americans learn about stunting, they may naturally assume the phenomenon is limited to developing nations, that it doesn't come homegrown.

Bottom Line: Let's Truly Invest in Children

Danielle Ewen | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Danielle Ewen

What the public rarely hears is that high-quality programs do help young children succeed by building the real skills needed to thrive in school and society.

PBS's 'This Emotional Life': The Magic of Relationships

Ellen Galinsky | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Ellen Galinsky

Relationships "are the building blocks of healthy development." That was a primarily conclusion of the Committee on Integrating the Science of Early Childhood Development.