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Daycare must focus on child, not adult needs, says new report
Carolyn Moynihan | 09 February 2012 | FAMILY EDGE |
tags: child wellbeing, daycare, mothers
British psychologist and author Aric Sigman, draws on research indicating that attending daycare for an extended period of time is a significant source of stress for many young children.

Lost in Transition III: A collective challenge
Thomas Lickona | 09 February 2012 | FEATURES |
tags: books, emerging adults, moral relativism
Who is to blame for the moral ignorance of young adults, and what is to be done?

The impact of Obama silencing military chaplains
Sheila Liaugminas | 08 February 2012 | SHEILA REPORTS |
Enough was already enough with this administration trampling conscience rights and religious liberties protected in the Constitution. Than he clamped down on speech rights of Army chaplains, for crying out loud.

US Centenarians - Not as Common as Once Thought
Marcus Roberts | 08 February 2012 | DEMOGRAPHY IS DESTINY |
tags: centenarians, demography, elderly, Gompertz law
New research has overturned the assumption that mortality rates flatten out above the age of 80.

Pink Lego
Rebekah Hebbert | 08 February 2012 | FEATURES |
tags: childhood, feminism, play
Why are feminists throwing their toys out of the cot over a victory for girl power?

Oh, Britannia!
Joanna Bogle | 07 February 2012 | FEATURES |
tags: Britain, Queen Elizabeth II
It's not her fault but six decades on, Queen Elizabeth rules a wave of social disintegration.

The Boy Who Wanted to Cook
Clare Cannon | 07 February 2012 | READING MATTERS |
tags: picture books, work
As refined and cultural yet relate-able as a picture book can be.

Tightening the screws
James S. Cole | 07 February 2012 | FEATURES |
tags: Obama politics, religious freedom
The Obama Adminstration is attacking religious rights by mandating that all health-care plans, even church-run one, must provide cover for abortion and contraception.

About gender
Carolyn Moynihan | 07 February 2012 | FAMILY EDGE |
tags: evolutionary biology, gender, philosophy
"A species whose young are as vulnerable as human children needs both organised defence and serious home building if it is to reproduce itself. And on those granite foundations has been built the romantic castle of sexual difference."

Auckland -1.5 million strong
Marcus Roberts | 07 February 2012 | DEMOGRAPHY IS DESTINY |
tags: Auckland, population growth, population projections
My home city has just hit 1.5 million people.

Shifty words
Frances Kelly | 06 February 2012 | FEATURES |
tags: gender, same-sex marriage
What does “marriage equality” actually mean?

How to wear an oversized sweater
Katie Hinderer | 06 February 2012 | TIGER PRINT |
tags: clothing, fashion, how-to, sweater, tips
I love the oversized sweater trend that made a splash this fall, but let’s be honest it is not the easiest trend to wear.

More time online = less happiness among girls
Carolyn Moynihan | 06 February 2012 | FAMILY EDGE |
tags: girls, happiness, social media
Girls who spend a lot of time using multimedia seem to be less happy and socially comfortable than peers who spend less time on screens, a study from Stanford University suggests.

Big abortion’s ‘gangster tactics’
Sheila Liaugminas | 06 February 2012 | SHEILA REPORTS |
tags: breast cancer awareness, feminism, media bias, Planned Parenthood, pro-life Americans, Susan G. Komen foundation
Some big media writers are using strong language to criticize the strongarm tactics Planned Parenthood used on the Komen foundation last week.

Unnatural Selection
Jennifer Roback Morse | 06 February 2012 | FEATURES |
tags: books, sex selective abortion
A book by a pro-choice feminist faces up to an unintended consequence of the West's fertility war.

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