What’s Next for Child Care Policy? 

What’s Next for Child Care Policy? 

Higher-income households are more likely to rely on non-parental care, while working-class families are just as likely as not to take part in any non-parental care. A massive...

The Pandemic Has Made Women Angry

The Pandemic Has Made Women Angry

The Atlantic The Pandemic Has Made Women Angry As Gloria Steinem said, “The truth will set you free. But first it will piss you off.” 7:00 AM ET Hulton Archive / The LIFE...

Remote learning figures show the digital divide laid bare

Remote learning figures show the digital divide laid bare

Vulnerable children have been left sharing devices or unable to afford Wifi for remote schooling during the Covid-19 pandemic, a Ferret investigation has found, prompting...

Benefits loss for young single parents

Benefits loss for young single parents

A reduction in benefits for young single parents under the Universal Credit system based on their age is “unfair and unjustified.” The campaign to “End the Young Parent...

Two thirds of single parents went without food in lockdown | The Big Issue

Two thirds of single parents went without food in lockdown | The Big Issue

Single parents "work their way into debt rather than out of it" because of childcare costs, new research showed Single parents are becoming trapped in a cycle of problem debt...

Single parents demand equality and an end to ongoing discrimination against us

Single parents demand equality and an end to ongoing discrimination against us

Ireland, we need to talk. There are members of our forward-thinking nation who still stigmatise and enforce discrimination against single mothers. And to move forward from the...

Government has 'no solid plan for home-schooling'

Government has 'no solid plan for home-schooling'

Frustrated parents have accused the Government of having ‘no solid plan’ for their children next week, saying connecting them to a device will not provide them with a sufficient...

5 Things a Single Parent Can Do with Their Kids During COVID-19

5 Things a Single Parent Can Do with Their Kids During COVID-19

Many single parents are struggling to maintain a positive relationship with their kids during COVID-19 while trying to keep them entertained and mentally stimulated with limited...

Why So Many of Us Struggle With Maintaining Boundaries

Why So Many of Us Struggle With Maintaining Boundaries

“But what if I lose the friendship?” I thought as I debated about pressing send on the text message. “So what if you do?” my inner voice replied, “Would that be so...

Childhood Abuse Leaves 'Devastating Impact' on Adults

Childhood Abuse Leaves 'Devastating Impact' on Adults

Abuse in childhood can set up a row of falling dominoes that increases the risks of mental and physical health issues, legal troubles, and even early death, according to two...

Single Parenting in a Pandemic

Single Parenting in a Pandemic

Single Parenting in a Pandemic How the crisis has dredged up one mother’s old regrets and worries about money. Andrea Luttrell, with her son, Townes, in their living room in...

Parents in need of more support from employers

Parents in need of more support from employers

A majority (73%) of parents have said that their childcare needs are different now due to coronavirus, and additional employer support is required. A new survey by childcare...