Family Relationships


A world family profile in which Chile stars

Carolyn Moynihan | 12 March 2013

Why are the Latin cultures doing better at family life?


Parents and kids use smartphones in very similar ways

Carolyn Moynihan | 06 November 2012

Maybe that is a self-evident statement, but someone thought it was informative, and who am I to argue?


Naming baby in the age of Google

Carolyn Moynihan | 28 November 2011
Besides the quest for novelty (which can go to truly bizarre lengths) there is now a new set of considerations in choosing a name for baby.

Sweden’s working mums stressed out

Carolyn Moynihan | 24 May 2011
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.

Fallout from divorce increases

Carolyn Moynihan | 24 November 2010
Despite the ease with which divorce is contemplated and achieved today, research confirms that it is not good for the mental and physical health of children. A Canadian study suggests that children who experience a parental divorce are over twice as likely to suffer a stroke at some point in their lives.

Different screens, same effect on relationships

Carolyn Moynihan | 03 March 2010
Art imitates life and research imitates common sense, it seems. A new study has found that the more young people watch television, the poorer their relationships with both their friends and parents.
 

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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