06 Sep 2019

No More Record Highs: Addressing The Plight Of Children Trapped In Armed Conflict

United Nations Assistance Mission in Afghanistan (UNAMA)  recently organized a symposium in Mazar-e-Sharif in Afghanistan

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16 Aug 2019

The Infantilization Of Western Culture

If you regularly watch TV, you’ve probably seen a cartoon bear pitching you toilet paper,

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05 Aug 2019

Fun Cities To Visit With Kids

Although having kids on board brings about a lot of lifestyle changes, and can sometimes

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16 Jun 2019

Father’s Day: Lesser-Known Ways Dads Improve Children’s Lives

Father’s Day is a time when people think about the influence of their fathers on

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03 Jan 2019

Kids Who Get Driven Everywhere Don’t Know Where They’re Going

Traffic and kids don’t mix. That’s something people intuitively understand. Automobile collisions disproportionately kill kids, for

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07 Dec 2018

How Where You’re Born Influences The Person You Become

As early as the fifth century, the Greek historian Thucydides contrasted the self-control and stoicism

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19 Oct 2018

Slavery Was Never Abolished – It Affects Millions, And You May Be Funding It

When we think of slavery, many of us think of historical or so-called “traditional forms”

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03 Sep 2018

What Would Cities Look Like If They Were Designed By Mothers?

Architecture’s lack of diversity shows in environments created by people who never need step-free access

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09 Aug 2018

More Children Are Living In High-Rise Apartments, So Designers Should Keep Them In Mind

Australian cities are changing. Instead of families living in low-density suburban areas, more parents are

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21 Jun 2018

Trump’s Separation Of Families At The Border : A Visual Explainer

Each day, dozens of immigrant families come to the US-Mexico border seeking asylum — and

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04 Jun 2018

Singapore Best Country For Kids To Grow Up In

Singapore is the best country in the world for children to grow up in, according

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01 Mar 2018

What Would The Ultimate Child-Friendly City Look Like?

The reality for many urban children is too much time spent indoors playing on smartphones

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15 Jan 2018

Why The Only Future Worth Building Includes Everyone

A single individual is enough for hope to exist, and that individual can be you,

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06 Jan 2017

Kids Will Outsmart Us With Design Thinking For Urban Planning

In some schools, “design thinking” has become a buzzword emphasizing critical thinking and problem solving.

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27 Apr 2016

US Top Cities for Single Moms In 2016

No matter where you live, it’s tough to be a single mom. There is no

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26 Apr 2016

For A Country Wasting So Much Food, Why IS USA, Food Insecure

New data highlights the need to strenghten policies that ease access to a basic necessity.

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15 Apr 2016

Enriching Youth Education, One Potato At A Time

Gardening is about as popular with most head teachers as showing DVDs on a Monday

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16 Mar 2016

Healthy Cities Need Safe City Streets For City Children

Lamine Mahdjoubi, Faculty of the Built Environment at the University of the West of England

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10 Mar 2016

Why Farming Should Return Back To (Pre)school

A group of architects proposed a new design to help raise environmentally responsible kids. Under

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14 Jan 2016

First Bite Makes You Enjoy Food & Life More

In 2004, the kindergartens of Jyväskylä, a lakeside city in Finland, received funding to give

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02 Dec 2015

A Focus On HIV Orphans For World AIDS Day 2015

As the globe marks World AIDS Day, December 1, experts say still there is much

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17 Nov 2015

What Children Can Teach Us About Community

A local library asked kids and adults what they want in their community. The answers

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15 Sep 2015

Think Cities Make You Smart? Think Again. If You Can.

Metropolitan cities continue to swell across the U.S. as millions flock to densely populated regions

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23 Jul 2015

Playable Cities : The City That Plays Together, Stays Together

Forget about smart cities, Playable City ideas – like Bristol’s water slide or its temporary

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15 Apr 2015

What A 2-Year-Old Can Teach Us About City Planning

Eric Feldman is used to viewing his neighbourhood through a designer’s lens. Lately, however, he’s

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09 Apr 2015

With Less Pollution, L.A. Kids Are Growing Stronger Lungs

Millennial children have better respiratory health than did those in the smoggy ’90s. Here’s some

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16 Mar 2015

Smarter Kids From Smarter Cities Start With Diverse Neighbourhoods

Babies who hear a variety of different languages outside their home may be more willing

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