I miss my grandchildren
Robin Marantz Henig - The Atlantic, 28 May 2020.
One of the (very few) benefits of being in the 60s is that you can finally own up to a trait that’s pretty retro: that what one cherish most in life is family.
Coronavirus: Lockdown rules “unfair on many families”
BBC News, 29 May 2020.
The changes to the coronavirus lockdown rules in Wales are not fair on people living away from their families or in rural communities, some of those affected have said.
Happy marriages encourage creativity, innovation at work
Ann Schmidt - FOX Business, 28 May 2020.
People who are already highly creative are less affected by their personal relationships.
Can children spread the new coronavirus? Here’s what research says
Advisory Board, 26 May 2020.
Health officials around the world are considering when to reopen schools, but researchers warn that studies on whether children can transmit the new coronavirus have shown mixed results.
Family-friendly policies crucial to help parents bear brunt of COVID-19
Made Anthony Iswara - The Jakarta Post, 1 June 2020.
As the international community celebrates the Global Day of Parents on June 1, experts in Indonesia are calling to enact family-friendly policies to support working families and minimize negative consequences for children.
7 biggest parenting mistakes that destroy kids’ mental strength
Tracy Hutchinson - CNBC, 25 May 2020
Not only are mentally strong kids better prepared to tackle future problems on their own, but studies have found that they’re also more likely to be engaged in school and in their future jobs.
Tax relief for families in Europe
Elke Asen - Tax Foundation, 21 May 2020.
While all European OECD countries provide tax relief for families, its extent varies substantially across countries.
Give families more access to loved ones
Claire Reinke - Wisconsin State Journal, 22 May 2020.
We are in an emergency health crisis due to COVID-19. We also are in a health crisis for elderly family members in assisted living facilities who don’t have the opportunity for face-to-face interaction with family. This is getting to be inhumane and unacceptable.
US experts fear a ‘demographic time bomb’
Anna Medaris Miller - Insider, 20 May 20, 2020.
Fewer babies were born in the US in 2019 than in any of the 35 years before, continuing a trend some experts have warned about.
US: Interest in foster care parenting on the rise
Nina Moini - MPR News, 20 May 2020.
Minnesota officials say the number of children entering foster care is down significantly since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.