The Malta Independent 17 July 2018, Tuesday

Growing Up

Portuguese town encourages children to smoke at Epiphany

Thursday, 18 January 2018, 13:09 Last update: about 7 months ago

The Epiphany celebrations in the Portuguese village of Vale de Salgueiro feature a tradition that each year causes an outcry among outsiders: Parents encouraging their children, some as young as 5, to...

HSBC Malta joins global toy drive to bring children a festive spark

Thursday, 30 November 2017, 15:59 Last update: about 9 months ago The Malta Business Weekly

HSBC Malta is inviting the public to join its employees and their families in a toy collection drive to help spread a little happiness among children in less fortunate circumstances over the festive...

Building resilience early in life can help children cope with trauma

Thursday, 19 October 2017, 10:32 Last update: about 10 months ago The Conversation

Research shows that different forms of abuse, neglect and related household stressors are unfortunately common among children. These experiences often do not occur as single events, and the risk for...

Why more grandparents are raising their grandchildren

Wednesday, 27 September 2017, 12:26 Last update: about 11 months ago The Conversation

Sunday, 10 September was Grandparents Day. Many grandparents received loving cards, calls and emails from their grandchildren. However, a significant number of grandparents – approximately...

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