Where are the babies? A report on babies’ and toddlers’ engagement with the outdoors

We hope our readers are doing okay in these difficult times. We know that it must be especially hard for those of you with young children; you will want to ensure that they get both some exercise and also fresh air. Those with gardens can at least enjoy some of the sunshine we have had …

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A new book! Understanding Gender and Early Childhood: An Introduction to the Key Debates

We were delighted to receive through the post this week several copies of our new book; we were even more delighted to see it displayed in the university bookshop. We began thinking about this book in 2016, in fact we submitted the proposal the day after we finished the final draft of our first co-authored …

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This fine place so close to home

Thanks to Paula Stone for this week's article; are some children seen as more important than others in our society?     Since reading the article in the Guardian on 25thMarch “Too poor to play: children in social housing blocked from communal playground” I have been deeply, deeply troubled. The story reports how a housing …

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