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Community mothers 
How do you reach migrant families that stretched social services do not have time to relate to? Berlin trains unemployed mothers that are long-established in Germany but are themselves from immigrant backgrounds.
2018 Modern Families Index 
A significant proportion of UK’s working parents are struggling to cope with long work hours – and stalling and downshifting their careers for family life.
Presence is better than presents 
A recent study suggests that small acts of kindness, not grand overtures, make people feel most loved and supported.
Family breakdown - a major influence on teen mental health 
More than a third of children whose parents had split up reported poor mental health, compared to only a fifth with parents who were still together.
Reducing reoffending by keeping mothers and children together 
Diverting women from prison and keeping families together can save money and help break the intergenerational cycle of incarceration.
The World Family Map 2017 
Confirms family stability and marriage but it also contains some observations which run counter to media headlines. You may be surprised.
Grandparents and children - two-way benefits?
We intuitively know that grandparents contribute to children's wellbeing but what are those benefits and are there reciprocal ones to grandparents?
Forecasting which children will cost society the most 
20% of the population accounts for the lion’s share of social costs such as crime and welfare dependence as adults. Can we predict at age 3 and intervene?
We are Family: the changing face of family ministry
How is the Church working with families today? What does this ministry look like? What training and resources are available for those working in this field?
How families are combining work and family life
Earlier this year, Working Families published their 3rd Modern Families Index - a snapshot of family life in the UK today. In particular, it focuses on how families combine work and family life.

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