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Remove ads that appeal to children, gambling sites told

BBC News, 22 October 2017.
23-10-2017
Online gambling companies have been urged to remove adverts featuring images likely to appeal to children.
 

Young children spend much more time in front of small screens

Anya Kamenetz - NPR, 19 October 2017.
23-10-2017
Common Sense Media just released new numbers on media use by children 8 and under. The nationally representative parent survey found that 98 percent of homes with children now have a mobile device such as a tablet or smartphone.
 

Successful parenting

Cata Salazar-de - Malaya, 23 October 2017.
23-10-2017
Successful parenting has to be seen from its long-term evidences. So never speak too soon. Well-behaved children and teeners do not necessarily grow up to be ‘successful adults.’
 

Being a step parent

Sandhya Varma - Mathrubhumi, 22 October 2017.
23-10-2017
Stepparents should banish the thought from their minds that they deserve to be ‘second-rate parents’ merely because the children are not of their blood,
 

Parents and teachers should be on the same team

Aryeh Eisenberg - The Times of Israel, 22 October 2017.
23-10-2017
Now that the school year has gotten under way, it is time for parents and teachers to realize that we are all on the same team.
 

Forcing single parents to be verified is “intrusive and demeaning”

Christopher Knaus - The Guardian, 20 October 2017.
23-10-2017
In Australia, recipients of the welfare payment will need to have a referee sign a legal form confirming they meet the eligibility criteria.
 

End loophole allowing one parent to remove a child from country

Paula Murray - Sunday Express, 22 October 2017.
23-10-2017
Campaigners are calling for an end to a “kidnapper’s charter” which enables a parent to remove children from Scotland without the other parent’s permission.
 

Is marriage obsolete? 4 essential reads

The Conversation, 21 October 2017.
23-10-2017
This roundup of stories from The Conversation archive explores trends and pressures affecting the institution of marriage around the world.
 

Study shows teens’ bonds with parents impact future parenting

Medical XPress, 20 October 2017.
20-10-2017
New research has put a spotlight on how adolescent girls' relationships with their parents can later affect their bonding experience with their own children.
 

Dining out with children

NRToday, 20 October 2017.
20-10-2017
Getting ready for the restaurant excursion can help families avoid some of the common pitfalls. Patience and planning can help dining out with the family go smoothly.
 
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