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More reasons why we should promote strong marriages

From the Sunday Telegraph in Australia Children of divorced parents grow up faster, leave home younger and are more likely to have sex before they turn 16. They are also three times more likely to have a baby and live…

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They think they can stop human trafficking – yeah right

According to the NZ Herald today Immigration New Zealand is stepping up border security and brothel checks to clamp down on overseas prostitutes arriving to work illegally during the Rugby World Cup. “Extensive planning has taken place by all the…

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Why do we have Children and Families Commissions?

According to the Dominion Post today Finance Minister Bill English is struggling to understand that two under-performing Commissions, combined together, would save a lot of money and make little difference to the output. The Office of the Children’s Commission should be scrapped and…

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Eating my words!

I said that the NZ Herald wouldn’t print my letter to the editor about Tapu Misa’s latest column because they ‘protect their own’, and based on the fact that every Op-ed I have written to challenge their editorials or columnists…

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Mum – I regret giving surrogate baby up

A warning for NZ lawmakers as they approach this subject in the near future AS Queensland’s first child born under the state’s surrogacy laws, Connor Harris’s arrival was a moment of unbridled happiness for proud parents Bentley and Matt Harris.…

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Fewer behavior problems for breastfed kids: study

Babies who are breastfed are less likely to grow into children with behavior problems by the time they reach the age of five than those who receive formula milk, scientists said on Tuesday. In a study in the Archives of…

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Maybe the ‘soft’ approach isn’t working!

From the Dominion Post Increasing female violence has contributed to a jump in the number of assaults at schools and educational institutes, says a principals’ representative who is advocating prison terms for repeat student offenders. The number of recorded offences…

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