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The parenting blame game

The parenting blame game

Can good parenting be taught and are parents as all-powerful as early years education policy seems to suggest? Is the emphasis on parenting to the deteriment of working mums, making them feel guilty for not devoting all their energy to their children in their early years? A conference this week will debate the 'science' of parenting.…

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Parenting style 'influences binge drinking'

Parenting style 'influences binge drinking'

Parenting style is one of the most important and statistically reliable influences on whether a child will drink responsibly in adolescence and adulthood, according to think tank Demos.…

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Parents should follow a 'five-step plan'

Parents should follow a 'five-step plan'

The Government should consider a five-step parenting campaign and look into setting up parenting groups which start from the ante-natal stage and continue through children's early years, according to a report from the CentreForum think tank.…

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Parenting with confidence

Parenting with confidence

Parents are besieged by “expert” advice these days and programmes pointing the finger at supposedly failing members of the species who can't get their kids to eat veg or go to bed on time. The result, says child psychologist Dr Amanda Gummer, is that parents end up having their confidence undermined. She spoke to Workingmums.co.uk.…

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Report on sexualisation of childhood published

Report on sexualisation of childhood published

A six-month independent review into the commercialisation and sexualisation of childhood, calls on businesses, parents and the media to play their part in promoting a family friendly culture.…

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