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How to know if you’re over-parenting

Tamara El-Rahi | 28 July 2015 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: helicopter parents, parenthood

The more you connect, the less you connect

Tamara El-Rahi | 13 July 2015 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: parenthood, relationships, smartphones

Brave new families: a bedtime story

Carolyn Moynihan | 03 June 2015 | FEATURES |  
tags: family structure, parenthood, rights of the child
Though the plot sounds more like a dystopian nightmare.

The best thing about having kids is…

Tamara El-Rahi | 24 April 2015 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: Children, parenthood

Birth decisions: home or hospital?

Joanna Roughton | 11 December 2014 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: childbirth, maternal health, parenthood

Positive peer pressure - four tips

Tamara El-Rahi | 13 November 2014 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: drugs, parenthood, peer pressure

Whose baby is it?

Philippa Taylor | 15 August 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: IVF, parenthood
Italian judges will need the wisdom of Solomon to sort out the latest tragic IVF mix-up.

Do you think that women can have it all?

Tamara El-Rahi | 10 July 2014 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: parenthood, work-life balance, working mothers

Mother bodies, father bodies

Carolyn Moynihan | 03 July 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: gender roles, parenthood
How parenthood changes us from the inside out.

Stage six: joy

Christopher Blunt | 20 March 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: Down syndrome, parenthood
A father describes the emotional roller-coaster that followed his baby daughter’s diagnosis of trisomy 21.

Expendable mothers

Melinda Tankard Reist | 05 March 2014 | FEATURES |  
tags: parenthood, same-sex adoption, same-sex parenting, surrogacy
The surrogacy industry treats women like disposable commodities.

Is having three kids really that tough?

Lea Singh | 08 November 2013 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: children, parenthood

32 years old and socially dead?

Marcus Roberts | 05 September 2013 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: ageing, intergenerational equity, lifestyle, parenthood
Apparently we turn into our parents at the age of 32.

Brenda Heist case reveals increase in mothers who leave their children

Tamara El-Rahi | 11 May 2013 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: Brenda Heist, missing person, parenthood
Why are a growing number of mothers abandoning their children?

Surprise - parenthood is associated with more joy than misery

Mariette Ulrich | 29 June 2012 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: happiness, parenthood
The notion that parenthood brings happiness and fulfilment is self-evident to those of us who have partaken of healthy family life, but it’s still gratifying to receive validation from academia.

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