UK


Happiness is ... dinner with the family

Joanna Roughton | 28 March 2014
The British government is now collecting stats on family meals for its happiness index.

Eight factoids about the Royal Baby

Deana Kjuka | 23 July 2013
Here are some of the age-old traditions and factual details surrounding royal births in the United Kingdom.

Do babies need their mums more than their dads?

Carolyn Moynihan | 07 February 2013
A British government minister says it's time to "shatter" that perception.

The ongoing hypocrisy of choice

Mariette Ulrich | 25 February 2012
So, let me get this straight: killing a fetus for no reason or any reason (even “non-medical” reasons) is okay; killing a fetus because it’s male or female is somehow suddenly “morally wrong”.

To help kids, help their parents

Carolyn Moynihan | 21 November 2011
A leading British headmistress is worried that it is not just today's schoolchildren who lack values and good standards of behaviour but also their parents.

UK children now safer online?

Carolyn Moynihan | 12 October 2011
There is more action on the sexualization of children front in the UK this week. But the latest move -- involving the four leading internet service providers and porn filters -- may not be as radical as it first seemed.
 

Family Edge looks at news and trends affecting the family in the light of human dignity. Our focus is the inspiring, creative, humorous, annoying, ridiculous, and dangerous ideas in the evening news. Send tips and brainwaves to the editor, Tamara Rajakariar, at tamara.rajakariar@ mercatornet.com


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