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UK: Prime Minister commits to tackle loneliness

UK Government, 17 January 2018.
19-01-2018
Theresa May announced that the government is accepting a series of recommendations from the Jo Cox Commission on Loneliness.
 

I begged social services to take my children away

BBC News, 19 January 2018.
19-01-2018
Sam spent more than 20 years as an addict, battling to get clean and sober. She tells how she overcame a cycle of trauma and abusive relationships to beat her addictions by herself.
 

Ireland: Children waiting 15 months to see psychologist

Ciarán D’Arcy - Irish Times, 19 January 2018.
19-01-2018
The Joint Committee on the future of Mental Health Care heard children with mental health difficulties and eating disorders are facing long waits for an appointment with a psychologist in some areas.
 

US women are delaying motherhood, but they’re more likely to have children

Claire Zillman - Fortune, 18 January 2018.
19-01-2018
What does the average American mother look like? A report from Pew Research Center out Thursday paints a new portrait of mom.
 

Three secrets to a long and happy marriage

Benjamin Blech - Jewish Journal, 18 January 2018.
19-01-2018
Marriage is a challenge. We can’t just take for granted that we will somehow intuitively figure out how to make a relationship between two people survive in perfect harmony.
 

Marriage in the modern world

Jaglul Ahmed - Dhaka Tribune, 17 January 17 2018.
19-01-2018
A re-analysis must be taken on the institution of marriage and its purpose, which guarantees stability in society and growth of a happy civilisation, rather than two short-lasting happy individuals.
 

Smartphones have made parenting harder than ever

Katherine Martinko - TreeHugger, 14 January 2018.
19-01-2018
Giving a kid a phone “feels a little like trying to teach your kid how to use cocaine, but in a balanced way.”
 

Shared parenting brightens the lives of children of divorce

Ned Holstein - Maryland Reporter, 19 January 2018.
19-01-2018
The chance to brighten the lives of children through reform of custody laws has rightly become a major issue in Maryland, USA.
 

Attachment parenting “leads to more independent, healthier children”

Lisa Salmon - The Irish News, 16 January 2018.
19-01-2018
You don’t have to babywear and breastfeed to practice attachment parenting – responding to infants sensitively is a big part of it too.
 

How Wales became a world leader in caring for the terminally ill

Ilora Finlay - Wales Online, 3 January 2018.
10-01-2018
The infrastructure of specialist staff, combined with enthusiastic dedication to do everything to help people live well until they die, makes Wales a world leader in providing effective palliative care to the whole population.
 
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