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Street children: the problem that refuses to go away despite funding

James Wanzala And Mercy Adhiambo - Standard Digital, 21 September 2019.
21-09-2019
Last year, Nairobi County launched an operation to rehabilitate street children from the Central Business District, but it hasn’t worked.
 

The student debt problem is a family crisis

Mike Konczal - The Nation, 20 September 2019.
21-09-2019
More and more parents are ending up trapped between what they feel is a moral obligation toward higher education and their financial reality.
 

England’s children’s commissioner calls for police in schools

Lanre Bakare - The Guardian, 7 September 2019.
21-09-2019
Anne Longfield set out her six-point plan to transform children’s welfare in the UK, which included a call for schools to stay open seven days a week in order to help students in most need of support.
 

What would parenting be like if fathers took six months of parental leave?

Samantha Schmidt - The Washington Post, 7 September 2019.
21-09-2019
Sweden has offered fathers incentives to take more of the paid leave. Three of the paid months are reserved for each parent and cannot be transferred.
 

The millennial mode of parenting

Pooja Biraia Jaiswal - The Week, 14 September 2019.
21-09-2019
New-age parents are rising up to challenges, bringing in novel ways to raise kids.
 

101 reasons to be optimistic about parenting today

Fatherly, 28 August 2019.
14-09-2019
There are a lot of incredible reasons to think that being a parent right now — and raising kids today — is pretty frigging great.
 

We need to stop perpetuating the myth that children grow out of autism

The Conversation, 10 September 2019.
14-09-2019
While people differ in the range and severity of their symptoms, common features include difficulties with communication and social interaction, restrictive and repetitive behaviours and interests, and sensory sensitivities.
 

Canada: The woman who fostered more than 250 children

Kate Kyle - CBC News, 10 September 2019.
14-09-2019
Tammy Roberts is nominated for a national award for her work in the Northwest Territories over nearly three decades.
 

How parents can stay close to grown-up children

Julie Halpert - The New York Times, 10 September 2019.
14-09-2019
Many parents sending kids off to college worry that their time as a family is over. But that isn’t always the case these days.
 

This is the No. 1 skill parents need to teach their kids—but most don’t

Nir Eyal - CNBC, 10 September 2019.
14-09-2019
One of the biggest mistakes parents make is not empowering their kids with the autonomy to control their own time.
 
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