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Early exposure to digital devices leads to behavioural issues

Rachel Phua - Channel News Asia, 12 November 2019.
15-11-2019
It does so by interfering with the amount and quality of their sleep, said the study conducted by researchers from the KK Women’s and Children’s Hospital and the National University of Singapore.
 

UK: We are failing children in care and they are dying on our streets

Louise Tickle - The Guardian, 11 November2019.
15-11-2019
There is a lack of support for young people leaving care but from privatisation of services to inadequate housing, the care system fails children long before the age of 18.
 

A poor relationship with your family could make you sick

Sandee LaMotte - CNN, 7 November 2019.
15-11-2019
A new study finds people who feel they aren’t supported by their extended family are more likely to suffer chronic illness than those who aren’t happy with their spouse or partner.
 

Austerity has pushed families into crisis and then thrown away the lifelines

Richard Vize - The Guardian, 8 November 2019.
15-11-2019
Relentless cuts have put more children at risk of violence, poverty and homelessness, with no end in sight whatever politicians promise.
 

6 steps to more effective parenting

Jennifer Corgan - Thrive Global, 11 November 2019.
15-11-2019
Raising kids is one of the toughest and hardest and yet the most rewarding and fulfilling jobs in the whole world and yet it the one for which you might feel the least prepared.
 

Study shows marriage is declining in Morocco

Safaa Kasraoui - Morocco World News, 5 November 2019.
07-11-2019
A study suggested last year that Moroccan women tend to marry in their late twenties or early thirties.
 

Why are so many children being diagnosed with autism spectrum disorders?

Michelle McDonagh - The Irish Times, 6 November 2019.
07-11-2019
A child development professional believes some children are being misdiagnosed.
 

China bans children from late-night gaming to combat addiction

Lily Kuo - The Guardian, 7 November 2019.
07-11-2019
Under-18s barred from playing between 10pm and 8am and are allotted 90 minutes a day during the week.
 

Why we need a better understanding of how PTSD affects families

The Conversation, 7 November 2019.
07-11-2019
PTSD can have several negative effects on parents, such as an increase in shouting or hitting children.
 

How Connecticut moved from institutions to families

Joette Katz - The CT Mirror, 7 November 2019.
07-11-2019
The agency culture moved from one that emphasized “beds” and &lrdquo;placements” to one that sought the right treatment in the family home or at least in the home of a relative or foster family.
 
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