Children

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Emma Watkins quits the Wiggles in ‘end of an era’ for children’s group
The first female Wiggle, who had an outsize influence on the group, says she is leaving to focus on her family and PhD

Michael Sun

19, Oct, 2021 @2:35 AM

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Child stunting from malnutrition could increase in Pacific in wake of Covid, experts warn
World Vision report says widespread loss of income and families having fewer meals are seriously affecting children’s health

Joshua Mcdonald

17, Oct, 2021 @8:00 PM

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English council urges parents not to allow children to watch Squid Game
Bedfordshire safeguarding team issues warning after reports children are copying Netflix show’s violent challenges

Helen Pidd

17, Oct, 2021 @11:34 AM

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Concern over jab delay for pupils in England as age group cases soar
With schools struggling to vaccinate before winter arrives, ministers are urged to allow children to receive vaccines at different venues

Michael Savage and James Tapper

17, Oct, 2021 @9:00 AM

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Be happy that your children leave home | Letters
Letter: Liz Callister suggests parents should rejoice in their children heading out into the world

Letters

15, Oct, 2021 @4:35 PM

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Facebook must prioritise children’s wellbeing, Zuckerberg is told
UK campaigners write to chief executive with list of demands to ensure online safety of young people

Dan Milmo

15, Oct, 2021 @4:01 AM

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Covid vaccines for US children are coming but challenge will be persuading parents
Authorization for kids aged 5-11 is inching closer but only a third of parents plan to take up the shots as soon as vaccines are ready

Melody Schreiber

14, Oct, 2021 @9:00 AM

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A moment that changed me: Patrick Stewart on the teacher who spotted his talent – and saved him
I skipped the 11-plus and was failing at school. Then I met Cecil Dormand, the extraordinary English teacher who transformed my life for ever

Patrick Stewart

13, Oct, 2021 @6:00 AM

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‘It is devastating’: the millennials who would love to have kids – but can’t afford a family
They are working three jobs, changing careers or moving to faraway areas with affordable housing in order to drum up enough money for children of their own. Sadly the numbers still don’t add up

Ammar Kalia

13, Oct, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Outrageous gender stereotypes go well beyond Lego | Letters
Letters: Rose Caldwell calls for everyone to play their part in ridding society of gender inequalities that stop girls and women from fulfilling their potential. Plus Jill Wallis on her experience of buying a card

Letters

12, Oct, 2021 @5:19 PM

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Don’t blame women for our low birthrate – we need to fix our precarious society
The last time there was a panic about women not having kids, it was because we were smashing glass ceilings. Now many young people simply can’t afford to start families, writes Zoe Williams

Zoe Williams

12, Oct, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Take back control of access to TikTok | Brief letters
Brief letters: TikTok | Children’s books | Child refugees | Travelling fairs | Duels

11, Oct, 2021 @5:22 PM

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