How nurseries ‘still breed aggression’

UK Telegraph 27 March 2007 Children who spend a lot of time in nursery are more likely to be aggressive and disobedient throughout primary school – no matter how excellent the …

Judge calls for better parenting

Taupo Times 30 Mar 07 A Taupo Youth Court judge says some parents are not doing their job and more needs to be done to create better role models for …

Help kids stay thin by putting them to bed

MSNBC 07 Feb 07 Kids who sleep more weigh less, researchers say WASHINGTON – Children who do not get enough sleep are more likely to be overweight than those who …

Hot cross buns feeding obesity epidemic

NZPA 20 Mar 07 Hot cross buns now come with a health warning from dieticians concerned that the seasonal treat is feeding the obesity epidemic. In its latest magazine, Diabetes …

Too many complaints about CYFS

NZ Herald 22 Feb 07 The Children’s Commissioner has hired a new staff member to do nothing but deal with complaints about Child, Youth and Family. At the same time the Government …