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Category Archives: Children
Children’s lives are shaped by social and economic factors that often differ wildly between and within countries – a grim reality that only a skilled, readily available health workforce with firm political backing can alter
Former British PM tells the UN that this year is the worst since WWII for children, with huge numbers becoming refugees or being forced from school Continue reading…
Three boys and one girl are born prematurely at 26 weeks but chances of survival are good, says TV channel following Annegret Raunigk’s pregnancy
A 65-year-old German woman has given birth to quadruplets after undergoing an artificial insemination procedure in Ukraine, it was revealed on Saturday. The woman, Annegret Raunigk, already has 13 children.
The quadruplets – three boys and a girl – were born prematurely at 26 weeks in a Berlin hospital but have “good chances of surviving”, according to the entertainment channel RTL, which has negotiated exclusive rights to the woman’s story.
Steve Jobs and Jonathan Ive designed some of the world’s most desirable tech – but imposed strict limits on their own children using it. What rules do others set?
When a technology journalist suggested to Steve Jobs, in 2010, that his children must have loved the just-released iPad, he replied flatly: “They haven’t used it. We limit how much technology our kids use at home.” His former righthand man, Jonathan Ive, whose design for the iPad is so simple that toddlers can operate it, recently revealed that he sets strict limits for his 10-year-old twin boys.
Steiner Waldorf schools, which exclude screen time before the age of 12 in favour of physical activity, art and experiential learning, are particularly popular with Silicon Valley executives and their UK counterparts. Kevin Avison, executive officer of the Steiner Waldorf Schools Fellowship in the UK, says that when he was teaching near Reading, “nearly 50% of parents of children in the class worked at Oracle or other hi-tech computer companies”.
There isn’t an intent to harm children, but there’s an intent to keep them engaged
We do a terrible thing if she’s playing up in a restaurant: we’ll use the iPad as a digital pacifier
Below-inflation rises to child benefit and tax credits have led parents to cut spending on food, clothes or heat, says End Child Poverty groupMore than 2 million children live in families that are cutting back their spending on food, clothing or heatin…
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