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Creating for and communicating with tomorrow’s families

James Guerrier - Viacom CBS, 16 September 2020.
17-09-2020
A new project looked at what family life around the world today can tell us about tomorrow, and learned that kids come first in today’s families, that parenting is a balancing act rife with hard-to-resolve tensions, and that parenting has become more fluid and flexible than in the past.
 

The heartbreak of Europe’s ‘sham marriages’

Samuel Stolton - The Brussels Times, 12 September 2020.
17-09-2020
A 2019 investigation by the Hellenic Police led to the discovery of the ‘massive production and distribution of falsified or forged documents to third country nationals.’
 

More research needed into COVID-19 effects on children

United Nations News, 16 September 2020.
17-09-2020
More research is needed into factors that increase the risk of severe COVID-19 disease among children and adolescents, the head of the UN World Health Organization has said, adding that while children may have largely been spared many of the most severe effects, they have suffered in other ways.
 

Why Indians continue to live in joint families

Soutik Biswas - BBC News, 14 September 2020.
17-09-2020
Once one parent - usually the father - passes away, sons still overwhelmingly take care of their widowed parent, even if they had been living in a nuclear household before.
 

Child psychology has wisdom for pandemic parenting

Katherine Gianni - Futurity, 15 September 2020.
17-09-2020
An expert in child psychology has advice for how parents can keep a routine, manage COVID-induced stress, and support their children’s changing needs.
 

How to help your children after trauma

Sharie Stines - Psych Central, 4 September 2020.
07-09-2020
In some ways, helping children recover from traumatic experiences, can be simple. In other ways, the healing process can seem endless and grueling.
 

Over-population fading as greatest moral challenge of our time

Michael Cook - Bio Edge, 6 September 2020.
07-09-2020
Climate change, over-population, and a demographic winter are all competing for nomination as the Greatest Moral Challenge of Our Time. This could lead to some odd political alignments.
 

When it comes to parenting, we cannot return to the status quo

The Sydney Morning Herald, 6 September 2020.
07-09-2020
Most fathers want to take more leave when their babies are born but feel they cannot, either because as the higher earner they cannot afford it, their employer doesn't allow it, or there is social stigma around men taking parental leave at their workplace.
 

Video games help children improve in various skills

Alaa Elassar - CNN, 5 September 2020.
07-09-2020
Parents have long debated the impact of video games on children's minds. Now, a new survey suggests that playing may actually improve their literacy, communication skills and overall mental well-being.
 

Why keeping children safe is a shared responsibility

Wendy Williams - Pro Bono, 7 September 2020.
07-09-2020
Through her work at the Australian Association for Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect, Lesley Taylor is on a mission to create a child safe world.
 
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