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Emotionally-Involved Dads More Likely To Raise Kids With Fewer Behavioural Problems, Research Suggests

Dads who are emotionally involved with their children and feel confident as a parent are less likely to raise kids with behavioural problems, research suggests. A study by Oxford University found that a dad’s emotional attachment and strong bond with a child had a stronger effect on whether the child suffered problems, than how much childcare…

World Book Day 2017: Jacqueline Wilson On The Secret Behind The Success Of Her Kids’ Books

Jacqueline Wilson has made a name for herself writing unique children’s stories that challenge the stereotypes of a traditional family. From ‘Tracey Beaker’ to ‘Vicky’s Angel’, Wilson said addressing sensitive issues in a realistic manner is exactly what she set out to do, having felt the books she read as a child seemed to avoid…

Mum Furious Nine-Year-Old Daughter Is Expected To Walk ‘Dangerous’ Route To School

A mum is furious at the muddy three-mile walk that council officials allegedly expect her nine-year-old daughter to take to her primary school.  Julie Hewitt, 39, from Cornwall, was previously entitled to a subsidy for her petrol money to drive daughter Connie to school because they live more than three miles away.  However she claims…