Children

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One good reason not to have babies | Letters
Many young couples do not want to bring children into a world devastated by the climate crisis

16, May, 2021 @5:00 AM

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Cornwall ‘beach school’ aims to offer hope for vulnerable children
Wave Project charity plans purpose-built facility for Cornish children at risk of being permanently excluded

Steven Morris

14, May, 2021 @2:36 PM

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Don’t show me photos of your kids: read me their poetry | Hannah Jane Parkinson
Their quirky turns of phrase and lateral observations delight us jaded, cynical adults

Hannah Jane Parkinson

14, May, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Pupils in England ‘waiting up to five years for special needs plan’
Report says those from better-off families are able to pay for private services while others face delays and bureaucratic hurdles

Richard Adams Education editor

13, May, 2021 @6:21 PM

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I was a little surprised when a Wiggles concert left me tearfully overwhelmed | Martin McKenzie-Murray
As a young parent, you get effervescent moments of surging emotions. Still, I was slightly embarrassed when the Wiggles prompted this feeling

Martin McKenzie-Murray

13, May, 2021 @5:30 PM

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Child deaths are linked to social deprivation in England – NHS report
Study shows 23% of deaths in most deprived areas avoidable if mortality risk was same as least deprived

Linda Geddes

13, May, 2021 @3:43 PM

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Doctors in London report fivefold increase in children swallowing magnets
Button batteries and magnets found in certain types of children’s toys associated with complications

Natalie Grover

11, May, 2021 @10:30 PM

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The Guardian view on early years education: England’s toddlers need attention | Editorial
Editorial: A wave of closures should be ringing alarm bells in government. Nurseries are a piece of social infrastructure that we cannot do without

Editorial

10, May, 2021 @6:23 PM

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A Space in Time review – lyrical portrait of a family facing an incurable disorder
This poignant documentary about two young brothers with Duchenne muscular dystrophy celebrates the power of love and togetherness

Phuong Le

10, May, 2021 @1:00 PM

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Judith Kerr was right, time flies for adults, but childhood lasts half a lifetime | Tim Adams
My daughter’s 18th birthday left me reflecting on the author’s wise words about experience and memory

Tim Adams

09, May, 2021 @6:00 AM

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Italy’s birthrate is falling. Can the storks help?
Last year, the population of Europe’s fourth biggest economy dropped by the equivalent of a city the size of Florence. Yet the northern hamlets of Val d’Ultimo have found ways to buck the trend

Angela Giuffrida in Bolzano

08, May, 2021 @5:03 PM

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UK aid cuts will put tens of thousands of children at risk of famine, says charity
Save the Children’s analysis finds Britain will spend 80% less on nutrition abroad this year, as hunger levels rise around the world

Karen McVeigh

08, May, 2021 @5:00 AM

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