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Why children need screen-free zones at home

The Star (Malaysia), 15 March 2019.
15-03-2019
A study has found that bedroom TV led to screen exposure, displacing social interaction that provides stimulation for cognitive (brain), motor (movement), and emotional growth and development, which affects physical growth, brain plasticity, and socio-emotional intelligence.
 

Is marriage still possible?

Paul Adams - The Epoch Times, 14 March 2019.
15-03-2019
The author’s reply es is yes but barely, and only with a lot of community support and personal commitment. There is no utopia in our broken world.
 

Young adulthood in America: parenting doesn’t stop

Kevin Quealy and Claire Cain Miller - The New York Times, 13 March 2019.
15-03-2019
Dad shows up at your job interview. Mom makes your medical appointments. A recent college bribery scandal is an extreme example of a broader pattern.
 

On the overmedication of school children

https://www.wsj.com/articles/on-the-overmedication-of-school-children-11552597089
15-03-2019
Governments give more money to schools that show more problems. The more children diagnosed with a disability at a school, the more money a state or federal program would allocate to that school.
 

Five rules to help you be an effective parent

The Indian Express, 11 March 2019.
15-03-2019
Parenting is a journey to be enjoyed. Allow the child to lead you as you work your pace to his, learning to provide support when they need it and showing you love them unconditionally.
 

Bangladesh: Millennial parenting

Supriti Sarkar - The Daily Star, 5 March 2019.
09-03-2019
The same old fashioned practices of parenting are a recipe for disaster in this day and age. The role of the father has become more important, now more than ever.
 

British schoolchildren don’t need a better curriculum they need better parenting

Martin Stephen - The Telegraph, 6 March 2019.
09-03-2019
The problem is that lobby groups are asking that a child does not learn mother’s love from the mother, but rather from the school.
 

US: Cohabitation is rising, marriage is declining

Mandy Gambrell - WCPO, 7 March 2019.
09-03-2019
About 50% of US adults today are married down 9 percent since its peak of 72 percent in 1960, according to the US Census Bureau.
 

The right way to help poor children and their mothers

The Economist, 7 March 2019.
09-03-2019
Given the cost of American child care, which is the least affordable among developed countries, some plan is clearly needed.
 

How to work from home with children

Wirecutter Staff - The New York Times, 5 March 2019.
09-03-2019
If you work from home with your kids around, you know it can be a challenge when you need to focus on one or the other. These tips can help.
 
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