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Children of wealthy parents not as spoilt as you would think

Times of Malta, 6 February 2018.
06-02-2018
Two-thirds of wealthy parents restrict the amount of cash their children can access so they have a better understanding of money, a survey suggests.
 

54% of Singaporean children exposed to at least one cyber risk

Kevin Kwang - Channel NewAsia, 6 February 2018.
06-02-2018
A new study released on Tuesday (Feb 6) showed that 54 per cent of Singapore children aged between eight and 12 are exposed to at least one cyber-risk, which includes cyberbullying, video game addiction, offline meetings and online sexual behaviour.
 

Preterm born children less accepted by their peers in early childhood

News-Medical, 6 February 2018.
06-02-2018
Premature babies make fewer friends, feel less accepted by peers and spend less time socializing in early childhood - but this improves when they get to school - according to new research.
 

Irish government launches ‘internet safety resource’ for schools

Cianan Brennan - The Journal, 6 February 2018.
06-02-2018
‘Be in Ctrl’ contains three lesson plans, an information pack for school leaders, and will be supported by a police talk for schools.
 

How to design cities for children

Mimi Mirk - CityLab, 2 February 2018.
03-02-2018
A billion kids are now growing up in urban areas. But not all cities are planned with their needs in mind.
 

Partnership key to ensuring all children can access education

UN News Centre, 2 February 2018.
03-02-2018
Stressing the importance of quality education for the future of young people and children, senior United Nations officials, including the head of its education agency and the UN youth envoy, called for cooperation to strengthen education and learning programmes in all corners of the world.
 

How do I tell my children about cancer?

Annalisa Barbieri - The Guardian, 2 February 2018.
03-02-2018
Telling children about cancer takes bravery, honesty and patience, at a time when we might not be feeling very strong ourselves.
 

USA: Is Federal Paid Family Leave a good idea?

George Leef - Forbes, 2 February 2018.
03-02-2018
According to the author, the big problem with this idea is not the dollars and cents one. Rather, it is the way it perpetuates and spreads the idea that the purpose of the federal government is to provide for our needs.
 

Inside the mind of a marriage counselor

Sherry Amatenstein - The Week, 1 February 2018.
03-02-2018
Imagine a couple, for instance, who clearly hate each other. They are unable to listen to or have an ounce of empathy for one another. Their relationship is simply too damaged to function.
 

What paid holiday use reveals about parenting in Japan

Aya Satoh Hoshina - Savvy Tokyo, 31 January 2018.
03-02-2018
Data shows that Japanese mothers aren’t using their time off for fun.
 
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