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The real reason behind the rise of helicopter parenting

Jenny Anderson - Quartz, 14 February 2019.
16-02-2019
According to a new book, parents today are rational economic actors responding to an increasingly unhinged environment.
 

The evolving social context of parenting

Mark Hendrickson - The Epoch Times, 15 February 2019.
16-02-2019
Being a parent isn’t going to get any easier in the future.
 

“It is our future”: children call time on climate inaction in UK

Sandra Laville, Poppy Noor and Amy Walker - The Guardian, 25 February 2019.
16-02-2019
Thousands of young people take time out of school to join protests across the country.
 

A German government adviser recommends a ban on smartphones for children

Hamza Shaban - The Washington Post, 15 February 2019.
16-02-2019
He says children younger than 14 should not be allowed to use smartphones, citing the danger of exposing young people to sexually explicit images.
 

How to make time with family and loved ones count

Elizabeth Grace Saunders - The New York Times, 13 February 2019.
16-02-2019
We are all busy, but real, meaningful relationships thrive when they’re face-to-face.
 

Chinese New Year is all about the family

Sharon Ling - Metro News, 9 February 2019.
09-02-2019
It’s a time for reconnecting with relatives and strengthening family ties, of sharing and celebrating together.
 

The bad news about helicopter parenting: it works

Pamela Druckerman - The New York Times, 7 February 2019.
09-02-2019
New research shows that hyper-involved parenting is the route to kids’ success in today’s unequal world.
 

A reminder that marriage is good, can be great

Charlie Butts -OneNewsNow, 7 February 2019.
09-02-2019
National Marriage Week is under way, and the statistics keep proving the benefits of matrimony and a stable home.
 

Yes, children are in distress, but don’t blame it all on Instagram

Gaby Hinsliff - The Guardian, 8 February 2019.
09-02-2019
It’s tempting to look for online causes if those you love are depressed – but in many cases the problem is real life.
 

Screen time: children advised not to use electronic devices at dinner

Nick Triggle - BBC News, 7 February 2019.
09-02-2019
Mobile phones should be banned from the dinner table and bedtimes as part of a healthy approach to devices, the UK’s four chief medical officers have said.
 
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