Siblings fighting more in lockdown? Here's what parents can do about it

By Marie Claire Dorking,Yahoo Style UK For many parents lockdown has been a fractious period. Having to stay inside with your kids for an indefinite amount of time due to a global pandemic is stressful enough. But it’s even worse when said kids Can’t Stop Fighting. While it is somewhat understandable that children are taking … Read more

Portugal: APFN helps families to get computers

Since the beginning of the COVID-19 pandemic, more than 200 families have contacted the Portuguese Large Families Association (APFN) for not having the essential computer equipment in their daily lives, for their school and professional commitments. With the support of Entrajuda, a Private Institution for Social Solidarity, APFN was able to provide computers to many … Read more

From online parental discussions to demands on the Latvian government

With ZOOM online greetings on the International Family Day on May 15, the Union of Latvian Large Families Associations started an online meeting project and the next meeting was held on June 11 together with the Latvian association “Parents’ Alliance”. It was dedicated to childcare problems this summer and prior to the meeting a survey … Read more

There is no evidence of a COVID-19 baby boom in Europe – but there is of a bust

By European Politics and Policy Francesca Luppi, Bruno Arpino and Alessandro Rosina  find that the effect of the pandemic on fertility intentions is negative across Europe. Such consequences only exacerbate the effects of the Great Recession, as both crises have affected the fertility plans of the same generation. At the beginning of the SARS-CoV-2 pandemic there were … Read more