Kids’ age-old lament

Herald Sun (Aust) October 06, 2007 CHILDREN as young as nine are members of the Me Generation pushing to choose their own fashion, food and films. But parents and experts …

Cameron: treat bad fathers like drink-drivers

UK Telegraph 22/02/2007 Feckless fathers who avoid responsibility for their children should be made to feel as socially unacceptable as drink-drivers, according to David Cameron. David Cameron said there needs to …

Two hours’ TV a day ‘harms children’

UK Telegraph 02 October 2007 Health experts were most concerned about five-year-olds exposure to TV. Children aged five who watch television programmes for two hours a day are more likely …

Petition offers voice against Bradford bill

NZ Herald 23 Feb 07 New Zealand voters may get the final say on Green MP Sue Bradford’s controversial “anti-smacking” bill if an estimated 303,000 of them sign petitions launched yesterday to …

‘Safety rules sending children off the rails’

UK Telegraph 21 Feb 07 A generation of children are going off the rails as they seek increasingly dangerous thrills beyond the “stifling” safety of the school gates, experts warn today. …

Live-in couples may end up single forever

Sydney Morning Herald 1 October 2007 Men and women who start to live together too early in their relationship risk wasting years and ending up single, an Australian family researcher says. …

Sexed-up images ‘hurt young girls’

News.com.au 21 Feb 07 Inescapable media images of sexed-up girls and women posing as adolescents can cause psychological and even physical harm to adolescents and young women, a study in the US …