Teenage mental health and family life
It should be fairly self-evident that the main way we cope with life depends in large part on the security we get from what is going on at home. Research shows two key factors..
The Church of the Table
Every day, anybody who wishes to join for lunch can knock at our door. It is a “family table”, everyone is asked to help in some task, like in every family.
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.
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.
The Family, the State and the Common Good - London
@St Mary's Church High Street Putney London SW15 1SN
What do we expect of families? Which responsibilities should families carry, and when should the state step in? A panel will consider where and how the state should step in; what should be the shape of the welfare and tax systems to help families thrive; whether the state is capable of replacing the fundamentally human and relational functions of the family; and what kind of role churches, other faith communities and civil society groups could play to support families.