Mummy wars

UK Telegraph 24 Oct 06 They are called the “mummy wars” – the intense and often bitter debates between women over whether it is right to return to full-time work after …

Britain ‘in fear of teenagers’

UK Telegraph 23 Oct 06 Britain is in danger of becoming a nation fearful of its young people, a study has claimed. Research by the Institute for Public Policy Research …

Day nursery may harm under-3s, say child experts

UK Telegraph 21 Oct 06 An eminent group of child-care experts raises serious concerns today about the long-term effects of putting very young children into inadequate day nurseries. In a …

Booze bill down to the wire

Dominion Post 21 Oct 06 MPs face weeks of intense lobbying on whether to return the drinking age to 20 as a conscience vote looks likely to go down to …

Huge backing for higher drinking age

Press Release: Massey University  20 Oct 06 PALMERSTON NORTH – Three out of four New Zealanders say the legal drinking age should go back up from 18 to 20 – and nearly …

Alarm at number of siblings in care

Dominion Post 19 Oct 06 A family of 11 brothers and sisters all in foster care has alarmed experts, as new figures show more than 850 families have three or …