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Half of parents disagree with grandparents over parenting style

Nehal Aggarwal - The Bump, August 2020.
22-08-2020
If grandparents contradict or interfere with parenting choices, it can have a serious strain on the relationship.
 

Should marriage be incentivised to encourage couples to tie the knot?

Michael Staines - News Talk, 18 August 2020.
22-08-2020
In the UK, the Centre for Social Justice is calling for increased supports for young married couples after a report found children from non-married households have worse outcomes.
 

Our children are not prepared for the AI era

Priya Lakhani - Sifted, 21 August 2020.
22-08-2020
We need to prepare the next generation to live and work in the age of automation.
 

US: Families need to choose either full-time virtual or in-school learning

Janice Holst - School News Network, 21 August 2020.
22-08-2020
Despite months of planning for the 2020-2021 school year, most schools are “in survival mode.”
 

Nordic children return to school despite rising virus rates

Richard Milne - Financial Times, 15 August 2020.
16-08-2020
Despite a jump in coronavirus cases among children and young adults, Nordic countries are in increasing agreement on two things: that children should be prioritised over all other age groups; and that they do not appear to spread the virus in a significant way.
 

How parents shape their child’s eating habits

The Week, 10 August 2020.
10-08-2020
Parents can help kids eat healthier by knowing their own sense of self-control.
 

Benefits for children of early parenting intervention

Joe Gramigna - Healio, 7 August 2020.
10-08-2020
An early parenting intervention appeared to enhance child brain regions associated with social cognitive development, according to study results published in American Journal of Psychiatry.
 

Poverty causes obesity

Larry Elliott - The Guardian, 9 August 2020.
10-08-2020
Bans on junk food ads and five-a-day advice miss the point. To cut obesity people need support and jobs.
 

Making screentime manageable for families

Rebekah Willett - The Wisconsin State Journal, 9 August 2020.
10-08-2020
Instead of asking about best ways to limit screentime, we need to be asking how to better understand kids’ screentime in order to make decisions about media that are workable for individual families.
 

Remittances/demographics: an expensive exodus

Ayhan - Trading U, 9 August 2020.
10-08-2020
Migrant workers help underpin two economies. They provide cheap labour for the rich world and vital income for poorer countries.
 
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