Author: McBlog

Working mums paying the price

Mums are doing double shifts – full time work, full time mothering. Free childcare simply encourages the problem, and mothers are paying the price – literally! This latest study adds to the existing research showing that mums are being ripped…

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National capitulates on electoral finance bill

National has capitulated again – despite opposing Labour’s Electoral Finance Bill because it shut down the public’s ability to be heard during election campaigns. Disgraceful. The NZ Herald Editorial sums it up nicely Editorial: Public loses in disgraceful spending law…

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Too many kids viewing pornography

According to figures compiled from polls by UK’s YouGov, research in America and a study by UK child behavioural expert Tanya Byron One in three children is accessing a ‘tsunami’ of explicit pornographic images on the internet by the age…

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Another reason to get married

From the Mail Online in the UK earlier this week A happy marriage helps ease the agony of arthritis, research suggests. Rheumatoid arthritis patients who had the support of a loving husband or wife reported less joint pain and better…

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Sleeping around will kill you

Hey men – listen up! – this study shows that unfaithfulness makes you die earlier! Or on the other hand, faithfulness is good for you Be faithful – live longer: Study Telegraph (UK) 08 Nov 2010 Italian medical researchers carried out…

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Brothels are normal business: Yeah Right!

I can feel a Tui Billboard coming on here! Brothels businesses like any other: submitter Otago Daily Times 20 Nov 2010 A Wanaka submitter opposed to the Queenstown Lakes District Council draft brothel bylaw says brothels are legal businesses like any…

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Mothers influence daughters’ body image

This study reported in the UK’s Daily Mail highlights how parents’ attitudes and bahvaiour can be so influential on their children. The culture is already pushing the ‘stick-thin’ figure. Parents need to avoid being part of that pressure. Teenage girls…

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