Month: April 2011

HRC gets it right for once

Bullied kids’ parents left in dark, says watchdog NZ Herald Apr 14, 2011 Schools do not have to tell parents if their child has been a victim of bullying – something the Human Rights Commission wants changed. Chief Commissioner Rosslyn…

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Here’s my excuse!!

Parents of young children eat more fatty foods and lead unhealthier lives, study claims http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-1375672/Parents-young-children-eat-fatty-foods-lead-unhealthier-lives-study-claims.html#ixzz1JFib09o9 A study has found that the mothers and fathers of toddlers are more unhealthy than their childless peers. Mothers with young children are heavier and eat…

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Let mums be mums

Most working mums feel guilty: survey NZ Herald Apr 5, 2011  Nearly three-quarters of working mothers suffer guilt, with many citing the stress of managing a family and a career, according to an online survey. The survey of working mothers…

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The inconvenient truth about child abuse

Michael Law’s column in the Sunday Star Times yesterday was factual (based on Official Information Act requests), honest, and inconvenient Over half (54% in 2009) of all convictions for violent offences against children are committed by Maori, 24% by European/Pakeha…

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