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03 Jan 2020
Lidl, a German discount retail chain, will remove cartoon characters from its line of cereals in the UK by Spring to help parents fight 'pester power' and childhood obesity. Nearly half of parents believe that cartoon characters on packaging...
07 Nov 2019
A recent podcast discusses questions about child and adolescent to parent violence and abuse (CAPA): what it is, how to identify it compared to other behavioural concerns, when and why this form of abuse occurs, and how social workers should respond...
16 May 2017
The GloucestershireLive indicates that a donation consisting of half a million pounds to a local charity in Gloucestershire will empower some of the county's most unguarded families. The organization, CCP, was granted more than £498,000 to operate a...
22 Aug 2016
The Oxford Student's Emma Gilpin writes an informative comment on how a presiding focus on academic attainment has operated at the expense of education on sex and personal relationships in the UK. By drawing attention to the problematic divide...
19 Jul 2016
Pokémon Go is taking off all around the world. As one of the first games to use 'augmented reality' it is easy to understand why it draws many people in, including young people and children. The NSPCC, however, has produced a short guide for parents...
16 Feb 2016
The Independent reports that raising a child to the age of 21 costs more than the average semi-detached house, a report has found.  Across the UK, the typical cost of raising a child is £231,843, according to calculations for LV=.  Its report...

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