Month: February 2011

Working parents battle neglect guilt

There have been similar results in NZ also. Most mums and dads believe their children benefit emotionally from having a parent who stays at home, a survey of families reveals. A national online poll of 1200 Australian parents found that…

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Abortion laws to be reviewed?

Does this review include the killing of unborn children? It should Law around killing of unborn babies to be looked at Sun, 6 Feb 2011 Minister of Justice Simon Power Justice Minister Simon Power is asking officials to ensure the…

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Drugs pouring into misbehaving children

Following on from an earlier blog highlighting research that Ritalin and other drugs for treating ADHD aren’t necessarily the answer, figures have been released by the Sunday Star Times as to the extent of drugs being prescribed for what may…

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Ritalin ain’t necessarily the answer

More research showing that ADHD can be more effectively dealt with by examining diet, sleep patterns (or lack of them), and discipline. Prof Kemp – Children’s Hospital in Sydney – said that removing artificial colours and preservatives from the diets of…

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Barnardo would be turning in his grave

Being labelled by your own organisation as a ‘zealot’ is incredible. And as stated in an earlier blog, while a compassionate and caring society always comes to the aid of motherless and fatherless families, a wise and loving society never intentionally…

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