Month: May 2013

Banned for ‘restraining’ preschooler

Stuff.co.nz 28 June 2013 A woman has been banned from a Wellington childcare centre after a Ministry of Education staff member saw her “inappropriately restraining” a child. Even though the woman, in her 20s, was neither a parent nor a…

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Why French Kids Don’t Have ADHD

Psychology Today 8 March 2012 In the United States, at least 9% of school-aged children have been diagnosed with ADHD, and are taking pharmaceutical medications. In France, the percentage of kids diagnosed and medicated for ADHD is less than .5%.…

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One Complainant Results in Deregistration of Charity

Media Release 27 May 2013 Official documents received by Family First NZ show that just one complaint was made against Family First and was lodged on the day that the organisation presented a petition to Parliament on behalf of almost…

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Family First appeals against deregistration

NZ Herald 27 May 2013 Family First has lodged a High Court appeal against the removal of its charitable status – a decision the group has blamed on a single complaint which coincided with the same-sex marriage debate. The Charities…

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Food In Schools Masks Urgent Social Issues

Media Release 27 May 2013 Family First NZ says that a food-in-schools programme will be a short-term band-aid to mask the more serious issues of parental neglect, loan sharks, budgeting, and increasing living costs. Family First is also disputing claims…

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90% of unmarried couples break up by baby’s teens

Lifesite News 23 May 2013 Half of all British children born this year will be living with only one parent by the time they reach their teens, a study has revealed. The study, titled “The myth of long-term stable relationships…

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Family First To Appeal ‘State Censorship’

Media Release 27 May 2013 Family First NZ is lodging an appeal to the High Court in Wellington today, challenging their deregistration by the Charities Registration Board. “Family First is challenging the highly politicised approach taken by the Charities Registration…

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Most Canadians would prefer to see more stay-at-home parents

National Post (Canada) 13 May 2013 Canadians want to see more stay-at-home parents, according to a new poll commissioned by the Institute of Marriage and Family Canada as it calls for governments to overhaul their approach to early childhood care.…

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What about equality for roller coasters!!

Woman getting married to fairground ride The Telegraph (2010) Amy Wolfe, a US church organist who claims to have objectum sexuality, a condition that makes sufferers attracted to inanimate objects, plans to marry a magic carpet fairground ride. This follows…

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