Sweden


More screening, or more married parents?
Nicole M. King | Aug 6 2015 | comment  
Not all adolescents are equally at risk of depression, as Swedish researchers have found.

Happy 1st birthday! Now it’s time to leave the nest
Mariola O'Brien | Sep 17 2013 | comment  
A Swedish mother questions the nation's commitment to early daycare.

State officials keep boy “captive” for four years
Carolyn Moynihan | Apr 24 2013 | comment  
Four years ago a seven-year-old boy was taken from his parents by social welfare officials as the family boarded an international flight. They have hardly seen him since. What on earth had they done?

Swedish working mothers not so happy after all
Why is the mental health of working Swedish women among the worst in the developed world?

Home educators to meet in Berlin
Carolyn Moynihan | Jul 5 2012 | comment  
The world's first global home education conference will take place at the beginning of November in Berlin, writes Swedish home educator Jonas Himmelstrand.

Swedish home-schooling leader goes into exile
Carolyn Moynihan | Mar 13 2012 | comment  
Sweden has one of the highest fertility rates in Europe. What you can do with your children once you have them, however, is not altogether a matter of choice.

There is no “Nordic model” of childcare
Carolyn Moynihan | Jun 27 2011 | comment  
There is a Norwegian and a Finnish model offering a choice of daycare or a homecare allowance, and there is the Swedish model offering only daycare with no national homecare allowance.

Sweden’s working mums stressed out
Carolyn Moynihan | May 24 2011 | comment  
Swedish researcher and family man Jonas Himmelstrand talks in this video about how he began to examine the myth that Sweden is a family-friendly society.
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