Author: McBlog

Bob McCoskrie is the National Director of Family First NZ. He is a trained secondary teacher, has a post graduate degree in accounting, was a family community worker in South Auckland for 12 years, and has worked in the media part-time and full-time for 25 years. He is married, 3 children and a Labrador that is fitter than he is!

Parents ‘put teens into sex work’

Nothing new here – we knew this was happening from back in 2008 and reported by the police earlier this year. And politicians who voted to normalise this industry should hang their head in shame. Teenagers in South Auckland are…


Nurture matters!

This study reiterates the point that the way parents act has a huge influence on the way children act i.e. they weren’t necessarily ‘born that way’!! IVF study casts light on role of parenting NZ Herald Dec 3, 2010  A…


Crackdown on ‘commercialisation’ of childhood

According to the Telegraph today, the UK politicians are beginning to act on the serious problem of child sexualisation. Well done! The Coalition’s Equality Strategy promised to tackle “irresponsible” advertising, sexualised images and clothing that forces children to grow up…