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There is a significant gap in parenting support

Christy Kidner - The Canberra Times, 21 June 2020.
23-06-2020
When a woman is pregnant, or has a newborn, a toddler or a preschooler, the amount of information and advice on offer is completely overwhelming. Then, it stops.
 

Why we need ‘dadpreneurs’ to step up now

Alyssa F. Westring, Kylie King and Stew Friedman - Entrepreneur, 17 June 2020.
23-06-2020
This crisis has made it clear that parenting and work are not separate. Indeed, they never were. However, until now, many father entrepreneurs had the privilege of creating the illusion of separation.
 

Helicopter parenting creates problems later in life

Angela Betsaida B. Laguipo - News Medical 18 June 2020.
18-06-2020
Overly strict parents undermine the autonomy of their children which can lead to less favorable social and educational outcomes well into adulthood, a new study has shown.
 

India: What equal parenting is about

Pallavi Utagi - The Indian Express, 13 June 2020.
15-06-2020
When both parents are committed to working together on common family goals, it sets a great example of teamwork and support that goes a long way in the child’s life.
 

COVID-19 may push millions more children into child labour

UNICEF, 11 June 2020.
15-06-2020
Child labour down by 94 million since 2000, a gain now under threat.
 

US: This schools policy is a mess

Nick Morrison - Forbes, 14 June 2020.
15-06-2020
According to the author, nothing exemplifies the mess the UK Government has made of handling the coronavirus pandemic more clearly than its schools policy.
 

Demographic trends for the 50-and-older work force

Jill Mislinski - Advisor Perspectives, 10 October 2020.
15-06-2020
It might seem intuitive that the participation rate for the older workers would have declined the fastest. But exactly the opposite has been the case.
 

How have families coped with changes brought by COVID-19?

CGTN, 13 June 2020.
15-06-2020
CGTN invites families with children from China, the US, and Canada to exchange their views
 

New study reveals long-term impact of disaster-related school closures

University of Oxford, 29 May 2020.
06-06-2020
Interrupting schooling has deep and long-lasting effects on children, shows a study from Oxford, which is based on research, into the 2005 Pakistan earthquake, that has relevance for other disasters, including the COVID-19 pandemic.
 

German stimulus package hands families €300 for each child

BBC News, 4 June 2020.
06-06-2020
Germany’s coalition government has agreed a €130bn fiscal stimulus package which cuts tax and hands €300 per child to every family.
 
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