Month: September 2011

Dads matter!

From the Telegraph in the UK Boys who grow up in homes without fathers from the age of seven or earlier are almost seven per cent more likely to become young fathers than those who do not, according to a…


Raising Drinking Age Will Save Lives

Media Release 7 Sep 2011 Family First NZ says that the just-released Child and Youth Mortality Review confirms that NZ needs to raise the drinking age in order to protect young people and to save lives.  “Alcohol policies and decisions…


Dads Matter!

From the British Psychological Society Fathers who are hands-on in the raising of their children can play an important role in the intellectual and behavioural development of their offspring, new research has found. Published in the Canadian Journal of Behavioural…