Adopting a child in Scotland takes approximately two to three years, despite the Scottish Government having made an “explicit commitment” to making permanent arrangements for such children as early as possible, an academic has said.
There is mounting evidence that children who regularly play outdoors, especially in nature, are smarter, happier and healthier. This comes as no surprise to staff and parents of Wee Wild Sparks Outdoor Nursery in Coupar Angus, Perthshire.
Children from the former Calais jungle camp are set to be granted the right to remain in the UK.
A charity has announced plans to build 15 more operating rooms to provide access to safe surgery for children in low and middle income countries.
There was no monkey business for St Andrews scientists who have found young children ape the gestures of chimpanzees and gorillas.
Hundreds of young dancers will bring a stomping start to the opening of the V&A on Friday with a display celebrating the city’s history and future.
Legislation aimed at banning the smacking of children in Scotland has been published at Holyrood.
Almost half of children have worried about returning to class after school holidays because of bullying, according to a poll.
I remember my daughter’s first bike race. She was four years old, and we had travelled up to Carrbridge where the local club had organised a youth Dirt Crit mountain bike race.
The initial back-to-school period is always stressful, not least because of the term-time rush on the roads.