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Holiday Makers Just Can’t Relax

As it is the holiday season, this made interesting reading. Gone are the days of two weeks shut-down from the mill. These days, parents are being warned  to avoid sabotaging their much needed quality family time, by allowing work to ‘gate-crash’ their precious family holidays. For, a recent poll by family-friendly […]

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Family Trends – Co-habitation Growth/Marriage Decline

  The number of opposite sex cohabiting couples has increased, from 1.5 million in 1996 to 2.9 million in 2012. The number of dependent children living in these opposite sex cohabiting couple families also increased, doubling from 0.9 million to 1.8 million in the same period. The most common family type in 2012 […]

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Getting Kids Into Nature Starts at Home

The National Trust has revealed that parents need more support to make the outdoors a part of everyday family life to avoid rearing a generation completely cut off from the natural world.  The Natural Childhood Inquiry – which sought submissions from experts and the public on the barriers and the […]

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