What should schools do about bullying?

Tamara El-Rahi | 06 February 2014
Video 4 of 4 with developmental psychologist, Dr. Gordon Neufeld.

UK govt eyeing toddlers in bad behaviour crackdown

Carolyn Moynihan | 12 March 2012
The challenge of dealing with bad behaviour among young people remains on the British government’s agenda following last summers riots, and lectures to the parents cannot be relied on to produce the necessary reform.

Kids want to hear about life and love from parents

Carolyn Moynihan | 03 October 2011
There was an uproar in New Zealand recently about sex education when a father told the NZ Herald he had pulled his son out of sex education because the teacher had told his class that anal and oral sex were alternatives to intercourse...

School lunch war gets serious

Mariette Ulrich | 17 May 2011
Big Brother is watching you. Actually, he’s watching your child, and what she’s about to eat for lunch.

School does lunches better than home. Really?

Mariette Ulrich | 15 April 2011
No, this isn’t about peanut allergies. It’s ultimately about parents being trusted (or in this case, not) to be able to make sound choices for their own children.

Youth and same-sex attraction: a new resource for schools

Carolyn Moynihan | 09 April 2010
A group of American paediatricians concerned about policies that encourage teenagers to think positively about same-sex attraction has set up a website providing factual information and sent a letter to the superintendents of all public schools in the United States.

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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