Are their reasons good enough?
TV, the internet and smartphone can stifle imagination
Smart move – excessive screen-time can lead to obesity, aggression and depression.
Sorry ladies: looks like the biological clock still wins.
10 tips to consider in the lead-up to Valentine’s Day.
Six attitudes to instill in your kids.
Helicopter parenting: five reasons and five results
Photos: Men photographed as they became fathers
Children with widely varying bedtimes are more likely to have problems controlling their emotions.
Apparently it's quite the scary thing to make the leap from two to three children.
A new study reveals that the thought patterns of children watching Sesame Street can help predict their intellectual development.
Airlines are starting to create kid-free zones. Is that fair? Is it the way we want to treat families?
“I don’t want to go to jail, I don’t want to go to jail,” cried the young offender on being told the police were on their way. No chance of that; he was only 8 years old.
Who are the happiest kids in England? Twelve-year-old boys who eat meals
with their families, according to a new survey of 32,000 youngsters.
Sorry, I cannot divulge the cost or anystatistics behind this headline, because I just made it up. But someone ought to write that story. After all, reports about the (insert fear-mongeringadverb of choice here) high cost of parenthood are so numerous, frequentandubiquitous, that they would be boring if they didn’t make me so irate.
A study showing the contagious nature of divorce among social networks
has been receiving a good bit of attention this week. Not only friends,
siblings and people you work with, but also friends of friends are more
likely to divorce if you do. Children can protect you from this
contagion (although not, apparently, from more direct causes of divorce)
-- the more children the better.
It is not everyone’s idea of an occasion to celebrate but a publisher named Alyson Books has brought out a twentieth anniversary edition of the famous child’s primer on same-sex relationships: Heather Has Two Mommies.
Just when experts thought that children could not swallow another
mouthful of media time, the kids went on to devour almost another meal
of it, a new Kaiser Family Foundation study reveals.
If American children do not know that President Barack Obama is a hero,
bridge-builder and uniter of people it is not the fault of the
News that the spiritual welfare of young children is being neglected somewhere will not surprise anyone, but the evidence adduced by a British researcher produced an eye-catching headline in the London Telegraph. “Angel sightings ‘should not be dismissed’”, it read.