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Family Lives Matter

TODAY is the ‘Global Day of Parents’. The United Nations has affirmed that, in celebrating this day, nations around the world should recognise that the family has the primary responsibility for nurturing and protecting children. This day appreciates parents for their ‘selfless commitment to children and their lifelong sacrifice towards nurturing this relationship’. The UK has been…

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Stay-at-home Ideas

Stay-at-Home Ideas for Families Who would have thought, four months ago, that so many of us would be spending so much time at home? For some this has been a time of isolation and loneliness, for others a welcome break from the busyness of everyday life. Homeschooling is no longer a choice made by the…

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Scotland Criminalises Parents

Parents in Scotland now face criminal charges for smacking their children. Two days ago, controversial legislation on a smacking ban was backed by Scottish politicians. The member’s bill was lodged by the Scottish Green party MSP John Finnie and was supported by the Scottish National Party. MSPs voted by 84 to 29 in favour, despite…