Mothers in Northern Ireland are more likely to read to their children every day than mothers in other UK countries, new research suggests.
Welsh mothers are less likely to smack their children when they are naughty than mothers in other UK countries, a new study suggests.
Less than two thirds of UK children are living with their married natural parents when they enter school, a study has found.
Girls are already two months ahead of boys in their learning development when they start school, a UK-wide study has found.
Children who eat breakfast daily are less likely to become obese, new research suggests.
Centre for Longitudinal Studies, Institute of Education