Childhood chores are a predictor of success

Tamara El-Rahi | 22 January 2016
Guess it's simpler than you thought!

Pregnancy: an everyday miracle

Tamara El-Rahi | 06 January 2016
First impressions of having a baby on the way!

Millennials being “priced out of parenthood”

Tamara El-Rahi | 19 November 2015
How financially secure is enough before having a baby?

Hugging school for Korean dads

Tamara El-Rahi | 04 November 2015
Important parenting lessons – seriously.

Family is on trend

Tamara El-Rahi | 15 October 2015
Plus here's a cute video to prove it.

How to know if you’re over-parenting

Tamara El-Rahi | 28 July 2015
"Parents today are either afraid for their children or afraid of their children."

The more you connect, the less you connect

Tamara El-Rahi | 13 July 2015
New ad campaign - how smartphone addiction impacts relationships.

The best thing about having kids is…

Tamara El-Rahi | 24 April 2015
From the mouths of parents: you’ll love like never before.

Birth decisions: home or hospital?

Joanna Roughton | 11 December 2014
It should be about the baby.

Positive peer pressure - four tips

Tamara El-Rahi | 13 November 2014
Teach your kids so well that they influence their friends too.

Do you think that women can have it all?

Tamara El-Rahi | 10 July 2014
I say "yes", just maybe not at the same time.

Is having three kids really that tough?

Lea Singh | 08 November 2013
Apparently it's quite the scary thing to make the leap from two to three children.

Brenda Heist case reveals increase in mothers who leave their children

Tamara El-Rahi | 11 May 2013
Why are a growing number of mothers abandoning their children?

Surprise - parenthood is associated with more joy than misery

Mariette Ulrich | 29 June 2012
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.

If parents can divorce one another…

Carolyn Moynihan | 16 January 2012
Greeks are abandoning their children because of poverty. Isn't there a better way?

Does raising kids decrease marital happiness?

Carolyn Moynihan | 13 December 2011
In the last post on the new State of Our Unions (SOU) report from the National Marriage Project we read that “the benefits of generosity were particularly pronounced among couples with children.” Parents who were very generous with each other were more likely to be very happy as well. But there’s more. Generosity in having children is also part of the happiness equation.

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@

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