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Half of Britons socialise with family and friends at most once a month
The Guardian, 17 June 2019.
Some 8,000 Britons were surveyed on every aspect of their live, with an average ‘wellbeing score’ of 60.4 out of 100.
Why giving children fewer toys could make the whole family happier
Irish Examiner, 14 June 2019.
According to a child development expert, if parents try to live according to the basic ‘roadmap’ of buy less, fear less, referee less, hurry less and entertain less, life will be a whole lot simpler, and thus less stressful.
All you need to know about the International Day of Families
NDTV, 15 May 2019.
International Family Day highlights the importance of families as a basic unit of society. May 15 was decided to be celebrated as International Family Day by the United Nations General Assembly in 1993.
Singaporeans share views on marriage and parenthood
Amelia Teng - Straits Times, 20 April 2019.
Singaporeans can share their views on marriage and parenthood over the next few months through a number of channels, both online and offline, as the Government looks to encourage more people to have families.
Home features families want
JDNews - Melissa Erickson, 30 March 2019.
Buying a home with kids in mind is a smart move whether you already have kids, are planning to grow your family or want to consider resale value.
Government to consult Singaporeans on concerns over marriage and parenthood
Aqil Haziq Mahmud - Channel News Asia, 28 February 2019.
Currently, working mothers get a basic subsidy of S$600 and S$300 for infant care and childcare full-day programmes, respectively. Non-working mothers get S$150 for either.
How to make time with family and loved ones count
Elizabeth Grace Saunders - The New York Times, 13 February 2019.
We are all busy, but real, meaningful relationships thrive when they’re face-to-face.
Chinese New Year is all about the family
Sharon Ling - Metro News, 9 February 2019.
It’s a time for reconnecting with relatives and strengthening family ties, of sharing and celebrating together.
The continuing importance of the family
The Economist, 3 January 2019.
The family is still the best place for a child to get the love and security it needs to grow into a well-balanced adult.
10 New Year’s resolutions for your family in 2019
The Indian Express, 30 December 2018.
Apart from setting personal goals, it is also important to make some family resolutions, which will strengthen your bond further.
New Zealand: Parenting key to improving national mental health
Scoop, 5 December 2018.
The evidence is very clear that parenting is one of the most influential factors governing a host of physical, financial and emotional outcomes for individuals across their lifetimes, both positively and negatively.
Children caring for parents: trials and rewards
Katherine Kam - Web MD, 24 September 2018.
Not only do siblings often underestimate the burden on the main caregiver, but commonly, guilt can create stressful dynamics.
2018 Social Good Summit
Alexandra Ford - Mashable, 17 September 2018.
It’s not every day that you get the chance to hear from international heads of government alongside comedians, Nobel laureates, and Bollywood stars alike. But then, the Social Good Summit isn’t your everyday forum.
Could families be key to achieving development?
UNICEF, 18 May 2018.
A team of family policy experts have compiled a synthesis Report to analyse how policies are being used to meet the Sustainable Development Goals. The project calls on policymakers, practitioners and the general public to act.
Sri Lanka: happy families will make a happy society
Daily Mirror, 17 May 2018.
It is widely accepted that the family is the nucleus of society, a good society depends on a good family and therefore the day is important for all.
How staying away from your family affects mental and physical health
Shaloo Tiwari - The Health Site, 15 May 2018.
Making the decision of finally staying away from family does seem liberating initially but later on, as the responsibilities keep building, you tend to inclined towards your family- story of every Indian twenty-somethings who moved out of their houses.
New support for NT families in Australia
Chris McLennan - Katherine Times, 18 May 2018.
Families wanting advice and support will now have a dedicated new helpline to connect them with support services and resources.
Eating together makes for a healthier family, even a few meals a week
Kevyn Burger - Star Tribune, 25 April 2018.
A Minnesota researcher discovers that just a few meals a week is enough to reap the benefits of families dining together.
Boynton families receive fast-tracked Habitat homes
Sun Sentinel, 1 of May 2018.
Home Builders Blitz provides housing for families in need.
Teen refugees can apply for families to join them in EU
Reuters, 12 April 2018.
Refugees who enter the European Union alone as minors can apply to be reunited with their families, even if they reach legal adulthood before the end of the process, the EU’s top court ruled.
How Millennials compare with their grandparents
Richard Fry, Ruth Igielnik and Eileen Patten - Pew Reseach Center, 16 March 2018.
The past five decades have seen how Americans, especially Millennials, have become more detached from major institutions such as political parties, religion, the military and marriage, while women have greatly increased their participation in the nation’s workforce.
8 facts about love and marriage in America
Abigail Geiger and Gretchen Livingston - Pew Research Center, 13 February 2018.
The landscape of relationships in the United States has shifted dramatically in recent decades, from cohabitation to same-sex marriage to interracial and interethnic marriage.
Weighing what’s best for children and parents in custody policy
Robert T. Molleur - The Washington Post, 9 January 2018.
In 2014, 110 world experts endorsed a paper calling for shared parenting in family law. Citizens also support shared parenting, and there are also more than 50 peer-reviewed papers supporting shared parenting.
5 signs your family is dysfunctional
Paul Jankowski - Forbes, 21 November 2017.
As we launch into the season of intense family time, let’s get real and own the fact that we all have a little dysfunction in us.
My children taught me meal times are precious
Bryan Tan - Today, 11 November 2017.
The author has come to realise the influence that we, as parents, have on our children’s perspectives of nutrition.
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