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Opinion

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I was a pale Roma baby – it's always been a family joke that I was stolen

The joke doesn't seem so funny now – the case of blonde child Maria has exposed widespread prejudice about Romany people<p>If we were to make a list of reasons as to why a child should be taken into care, "being blond" would probably not make the cut. This week, however, two Roma children in Athlone …

Unbelievable Hate Mail Written To Family Of An Autistic Child

Many of you may have seen this by now as it’s making waves on the web, but it’s important enough that we should all share it to show just how ugly …

Family Mission Statement: How and Why to Create One for a Positive Family Culture | The Art of Manliness

Getting married and having kids are some of the biggest events in our lives. And yet we largely slide into these significant turning points. Sure, …

40% can't afford a week's holiday: Family finances stretched to breaking by struggle to pay for food, clothes and fun

By<p>Published: 11:26 EDT, 22 August 2013 | Updated: 03:18 EDT, 23 August 2013<p>e-mail<p>59View<br>comments<p>Forty per cent of British parents are worried about …

How women can integrate career, family and life

Is it really possible to integrate career, family, and life? Of course several factors are at play. You have to find a system that works for you, but …

Childcare plans may cut income to poorest families – thinktank

Resolution Foundation says 900,000 lower-income working families will miss out on the planned additional childcare support<p>The poorest working families will not benefit from the government's proposed childcare support – and could lose money under the scheme – while those higher up the income scale …

5 Thoughts to Remember During a Family Breakdown

Even the most picture-perfect families have unseen cracks. Get Iyanla Vanzant's thoughts on how to cope if your family is facing a breakdown.

Positive Thinking

"I'm Here, My Children Are Over There": Immigration and Its Impact on Families

While politicians continue to haggle over reform, the U.S. government deports people who have American children, sending mothers over the border and their children into foster homes—sometimes for good<p>Karla Gonzalez didn't think anything of the sounds of car doors closing or the voices outside her …

Access to contraception and family planning: share your stories - GuardianWitness

Citizen Journalism

Regeneration in London has pushed poor families out

Redevelopment of places such as Elephant and Castle has displaced thousands of low and middle income families<p>Regeneration in London appears to be having some positive impacts: new developments have been built on sites that were once industrial, and long-term population decline has been …

Shelter calls for housing help for 1.8m 'forgotten families'

Housing charity says an enhanced shared ownership scheme is needed for those priced out of the market<p>A multibillion-pound programme to build shared ownership properties in England is needed if 1.8 million "forgotten families" are to ever have their own homes, housing charity Shelter said.<p>It said …

'Forgotten families' priced out of three quarters of England's property market, warns Shelter, as it calls for 600,000 new shared ownership homes

Families on low or middle incomes have been priced out of a three-bedroom home in more than three-quarters of England's property market thanks to …

Race, gender and family values dominate New York Democrats' battle for mayor

As party primaries loom in the battle to run New York, personal issues seem as important as policy<p>It has been described by previous holders of the post as the second hardest job in America – certainly the most glamorous civic one – and for the past 12 years has been filled by the polished, …

After Lauren Drain Escaped The Extremely Homophobic Westboro Baptist Church, None Of Her Family Came To Her Wedding

But for family members who have escaped what they call a "cult," the church's silence may be the loudest protest of all.<p>Just before her 22nd birthday, Lauren Drain was kicked out of the Topeka-based church, reportedly for "questioning elements of church doctrine," according to Advocate.com. Since …

Baptist Church

Having a transgender child won't destroy your family.

Earlier this summer, the cops of the TNT series <i>Major Crimes</i> investigated the murder of Michelle, a transgender teenager. The plot of “Boys Will Be …

Life360 moves beyond the nuclear family, adding social features to its tracking app

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: Life360<p>When Life360 launched in 2008, it built and designed its app around the principle that families wanted to know …

'With a new family, we'd love to be able to buy our own place': The MILLION middle-class families who can't afford to buy a home

By<p>Published: 20:03 EDT, 3 September 2013 | Updated: 10:56 EDT, 4 September 2013<p>e-mail<p>698View<br>comments<p>Baby Dylan is only thinking about crawling across …

An American Family: 40 years later, and there’s still nothing quite like this landmark doc

Considering all that Americans had to be angry about in 1973 – the OPEC oil embargo, the hemorrhaging Watergate fiasco, ongoing conflict in Southeast Asia – you have to wonder why so many of them were outraged at the Loud family.<p>Forty years ago, PBS made both its reputation and an army of enemies …

Reality TV

It's still a family affair if you want to succeed in Britain

You don't have to marry a prince to get to the top when even egalitarian Labour favours political dynasties<p>As Carole Middleton and the Emperor Napoleon have both demonstrated, dynasticism and social mobility can be a perfect fit. It is open to anyone, after all, to emulate the Middletons' hard work …

More than a third of UK families have NO financial safety net

Living on the edge: More than a third of UK families have NO financial safety net<p>By<p>Published: 08:54 EDT, 7 September 2013 | Updated: 11:25 EDT, 7 …