The Wonder of Charlie Anne

Jennifer Minicus | 01 June 2011 | READING MATTERS |  
tags: family, friendship, girls, racism, reading

Friends for the hiring

Carolyn Moynihan | 25 May 2011 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: family, friendship
Need a relation or friend to boost your wedding party? A partner for the conference dinner? Someone to show you around a strange city? An audience for your gig? Yes, there comes a time when Facebook is simply no use and you need a real person at your side. But, do not worry; practically any personal gap can be filled today -- for a fee.

Dating 2011: You can pick your friends, but…

Elyse Burns | 21 April 2011 | TIGER PRINT |
tags: dating, family, young professional

Walls Within Walls

Jennifer Minicus | 17 April 2011 | READING MATTERS |  
tags: art, boys, family, girls, mystery, poetry

Another great Spinelli story: Crash

Clare Cannon | 31 March 2011 | READING MATTERS |  
tags: boys, family, friendship, heroic boys

Drifting into family chaos

Carolyn Moynihan | 23 February 2011 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: child welfare, family, marriage, single motherhood
A recent Pew poll found that Americans are broadly tolerant of “non-traditional families” but draw the line at single motherhood.

The American family: torn by a culture of rejection

Carolyn Moynihan | 13 January 2011 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: child welfare, cohabitation, divorce, family, teenagers
We hear a lot about family breakdown but not much that throws light on its true extent, or on the causes. A new study remedies that by describing the parental relationship in terms of either “belonging” or “rejection”.

Princess Mary of Denmark has twins

Carolyn Moynihan | 09 January 2011 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: family, fertility, Princess Mary of Denmark
Crown Princess Mary and Crown Prince Frederik of Denmark are parents again -- to twins, a boy and a girl, born January 8. That brings the tally of their children to four.

The Exiles

Tim Golden | 31 December 2010 | READING MATTERS |  
tags: family, girls

Thanksgiving is all about people

Katie Hinderer | 28 November 2010 | TIGER PRINT |
tags: family, holiday, United States

A Hollywood story, where things turn out (more or less) right

Carolyn Moynihan | 19 November 2010 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: adoption, family, Hollywood
Life seems to have imitated art in the life of child film star Baby Marie Osborne, according to an obituary for her in the New York Times. “She was cast as an orphan, a child of social climbers, the charmer of a crotchety millionaire, a diplomat, a cupid,” but her real life was equally eventful.

The Deep Freeze of Bartholomew Tullock

Jennifer Minicus | 29 October 2010 | READING MATTERS |  
tags: family, fantasy, heroic boys, heroic girls

Sharia law, women’s dignity and the family

Carolyn Moynihan | 19 October 2010 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: family, Islam, sharia courts
An American political candidate has raised the alarm in the US about sharia law, claiming that two districts were already effectively under the Islamic legal system. Exaggeration aside, what kind of threat, if any, does this system pose to American or Western values if it is tolerated?


Jennifer Minicus | 09 October 2010 | READING MATTERS |  
tags: adolescence, family, fantasy, girls

Women, children, poverty…

Carolyn Moynihan | 24 September 2010 | FEATURES |  
tags: child mortality, family, maternal mortality, Millennium Development Goals, poverty
What’s missing from the Millennium Development Goals programme?

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