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14 Aug 2019
How often do you hug your child? Research at Duke University tracked its 500 participants through the age of 30. Research has shown that children who have been lovingly treated by their parents in their early years become happier and more balanced...
03 Jul 2019
Ágnes Diamond started a support group for LGBTQI + parents in 2016. Parents meet monthly, but they also set up a Facebook group called "Parents and Supporters of LGBTQ Children." "Parents need to be visible, to commit themselves to show the others,...
Source: National Network for Children Bulgaria
08 Jun 2019
The National Network for Children Bulgaria announced that UNICEF is organizing Parenting Month for June 2019, during which the organization will share numerous materials to support parents in Bulgaria. The materials will relate to better policies of...
07 Jun 2019
The efforts of Terre des hommes Moldova to promote an active role of fathers in the family have been recognized internationally. The child rights protection organization has recently become an active member of the MenCare global fatherhood campaign...
26 Apr 2019
In Serbia, for a long time, one of the main themes is Immunization of children, since in the 2017, the largest epidemic of morbils in the last 25 years has erupted. In the last year in Serbia, the courts issued 119 convictions to parents for failing...
24 Apr 2019
Self‐esteem is regarded as vital to children's social and cognitive development and emotional well‐being. Arts engagement may well be important in supporting children's self-esteem. To date, new research was conducted by Hei Wan Mak and Daisy...
03 Apr 2019
Anisha Abraham, a paediatrician and teen health specialist, has observed an increasing number of overwhelmed and stressed children – some as young as 9 or 10 years old – and believes boredom could be in the interest of children. Extracurricular...
17 Feb 2019
Prince Carl Philip and Princess Sofia of Sweden partnered with the BRIS (Children´s Rights in Society) to produce an online parenting guide on internet safety, detailing all you as a parent should know about this topic. They have published the news...
10 Feb 2019
In an exclusive interview for Mirror Online, Claire Lilley, the Child Safety Public Policy Manger at Google EMEA has discussed the new You Tube app for children and explained 5 tips for parents to make sure their children are benefit from the new...
30 Jan 2019
Launching ceremony for the book „Science and Art of Upbringing – A Practical Guide to Contemporary Upbringing for Parents and Educators“ by Gordana Buljan Flander, PhD, was held at the overcrowded Old City Hall in Zagreb. Besides Gordana Buljan...

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