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Articles

What you didn’t know about children in the middle ages

Matthew Gabriele - Forbes, 6 January 2019.
08-01-2019
There is lots of evidence that children in the European Middle Ages were protected, loved, and recognized as different from adults.
 

The continuing importance of the family

The Economist, 3 January 2019.
08-01-2019
The family is still the best place for a child to get the love and security it needs to grow into a well-balanced adult.
 

The art and science of parenting

The Economist, 3 January 2019.
08-01-2019
We are creating a miniature version of our own lives for our kid, wanting him to be productive, keeping him busy all the time.
 

My top 10 tips for getting children more physically active

David Coleman - The Independent, 7 January 2019.
08-01-2019
Deliberately focusing on the fun it can provide is a central element of encouraging our children to exercise.
 

The stress of modern parenting

Slovie Jungreis-Wolff - Aish, 5 January 2019.
08-01-2019
The power of a parent’s love is more valuable than any after school activity, technology or pair of sneakers money can buy.
 

Families waiting too long for special needs support in England

Ben Weisz - BBC News, 7 January 2019.
08-01-2019
Thousands of children in England with special educational needs are waiting too long for an education, health and care plan.
 

The relentlessness of modern parenting

Claire Cain Miller - The New York Times, 25 December 2018.
06-01-2019
Raising children has become significantly more time-consuming and expensive, amid a sense that opportunity has grown more elusive.
 

Parents must reclaim the central role if crisis among children is to end

Helen O’Callaghan - Irish Examiner, 29 December 2018.
06-01-2019
Our hands-off approach to childrearing means kids are increasingly being led by their peers.
 

The better way to discipline children

Claire McCarthy - Harvard Health Publishing, 1 January 2019.
06-01-2019
Parents need to teach their children good behavior; it doesn’t just happen and it is incredibly hard work.
 

Are joint custody and shared parenting a child’s right?

Michel Grangeat, Edward Kruk, Malin Bergström and Sofia Marinho - Science Nordic, 29 December 2018.
06-01-2019
Traditional family roles of mothers and fathers are changing, and policies to public protect children’s interests should reflect this.
 
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