Month: January 2012

Finally, someone hits the nail on the head

If we’re going to solve the problem of child abuse, the first area we must focus on is FAMILY STRUCTURE 1. what role has family structure and decreasing marriage rates played 2. what role is the increasing rates of cohabitation…

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Expelling primary kids – even when told not to

Primary school behaviour is getting far worse. The numbers as reported in this Herald article (below) simply mask what’s really happening – and unfortunately the reporter has reinforced it by saying that the figures are similar to ten years ago.…

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Send this guy to John Key’s office

Parents must be free to chastise and smack Frank Furedi – Express.co.uk 31 January 2012 Tottenham MP David Lammy should be commended for stating that parents need to have the right to smack their children in order to restrain them…

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Monogamy ‘safer’ than polygamy

The Telegraph 26 Jan 2012 A study found that in polygamous cultures, levels of rape, kidnap, murder and robbery increase as the dissatsified men left on the shelf go on the rampage. Researchers from the University of British Columbia say…

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The secrets to a happy marriage

Telegraph (UK) 27 January 2012 Research among 2,000 happily married couples has identified the main ingredients for a successful union. It shows that couples benefit from taking a short break away together twice a year and eating out in restaurants…

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Children in care of grandparents missing out

ONE News 31 Jauary 2012 Around 10,000 children are missing out on state financial assistance because they are under their grandparent’s care, says the founder of a trust for grandparents raising their grandchildren. TV ONE’s Close Up last night spoke…

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Child abuse – What’s missing?

ANSWER: 1. Marriage and in most cases 2. Biological fathers CHILD ABUSE DEATHS IN THE PAST 17 MONTHS (Info from police releases and media reports) 1. 6 month old Cezar Taylor Mangere East July 29 2010, The partner of the child’s…

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