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Our library of parenting resources was built up in partnership with colleagues at the Family and Parenting Institute and named in honour of Richard Evans, the benefactor of the Artemis Trust, the first funder of Parenting UK. Richard Evans and his late wife, Gai, made an indispensible contribution to making available services that are respectful of parents and children.

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The poor relation? Grandparental care: where older people's poverty and child poverty meet.

An interim report taking the first steps towards filling the gaps in our knowledge about the grandparental contribution to family life and the impact of this on the financial well-being of the UK's approximately 14 million grandparents. Key findings include that grandparents are getting older; that ...

The Dad Test guide for Children's and Family services: how to start 'thinking fathers'.

A publication supporting the Think Fathers initiative, aiming to help services identify how they can engage more effectively with fathers. Case studies include a father's perspective; building a fathers' strategy; and welcoming fathers into the maternity ward. Includes a dvd of dads talking about th...

Children, their world, their education: final report and recommendations of the Cambridge Primary Review.

This book looks at the primary education policy since 1960s; examines children's development and learning; their upbrining in a diverse society; explores what goes on in schools; deals with systems.

Kids online: opportunities and risks for children.

As the interenet and new online technologies are becoming embedded in everyday life, there are increasing questions about their social implications and consequences. Children, young people and their families tend to be at the forefront of new media adoption, benefiting from early take-up of the new...

Teenage parents: who cares?: a guide to commissioning and delivering maternity services for young parents

A guide which makes the case for increased attention to the planning, organisation and delivery of maternity services for teenagers and gives practical suggestions for how to achieve a high quality service that meets their needs. Evidence about poor outcomes, social exclusion and poor access to serv...

The politics of parental leave policies: children, parenting, gender and the labour market.

With the growth of parental employment, leave policy is at the centre of welfare state developmenbt and at the heart of countries' child and family policies. It is widely recognised as an essential element for attaining important demographic, social and economic goals and is the point where many dif...

No Fear: growing up in a risk averse society.

No Fear looks into issues of childhood whhich is being undermined by the growth of risk aversion and its intrusion into every aspect of children's lives. This restricts children's play, freedom of movement and corrodes their relationships with adults and constraints their exploration of physical, so...

Understanding fathering: Masculinity, diversity and change.

A report examining the extent to which there is a 'common model' of fatherhood in a modern multicultural Britain that is changing fast. It investigates the parenting beliefs and practices of fathers from 29 'ordinary' two-parent families living in non-affluent neighbourhoods from four ethnic groups:...
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