by Elaine Forrest

A follow-up to a series by a parent of a disabled child.

Sixty Years On

by Kathleen Lane

Lots of clever technology - but are things better for children?

Bath-time Safety Tips : Advice for Parents

by , davidlane

Advice for parents

Happy Mother’s Day

by Dr Lin Day, davidlane

There’s time to plan something special.

Concerned Parents Keep Bedwetting Quiet

Bedwetting is still a taboo issue for worried UK parents.

Understanding Children’s Behaviour: By Dr Dinah Jayson

Book Review by David Lane

Let’s Stick Together

A large-scale programme designed to prevent marriage breakdown

Hands-on Fathers

by Dr Lin Day

What are the benefits for baby of dad bonding from day one?

Child Guidance

by Valerie Jackson

Learning from children


by Dr Keith J. White

Social networks matter at key change points in children’s lives.

‘Britain’s Sixteen-Year-Olds’ by Ken Fogelman

Digest by Robert Shaw, davidlane

Following a cohort through adolescence

News Views

by , davidlane

Including child poverty, the lessons from Baby Peter, foster care recruitment, family eating habits, fitness, fun and football, archiving theses, …

Creating a Love of Reading - How is it done?

by Marilyn Brocklehurst

“Dear Mother”

by Dr Keith J. White

The importance of links across the generations and of ‘family’ connections

‘Mother and Baby Homes’ by Jill Nicholson

Digest by Robert Shaw, davidlane

The first comprehensive study

Issue no. 7 the goodenoughcaring Journal is now online!

The next issue is out.

Beyond Caring: Chapter 11

by A.J. Stone

Is there a future for a boy with a past?

‘Dibs in Search of Self’ by Virginia Mae Axline

Digest by Robert Shaw, davidlane

A touching classic about creating the right space to let healing happen

‘Early Experience: Myth and Evidence’ by Ann Clarke and Alan Clarke

Digest by Robert Shaw, davidlane

A collation of child care research which challenged current thinking

‘My Daddy’s Going Away’ by Christopher MacGregor

Book Review by David Lane

Helping children to come to terms with absent fathers

The Little Prisoner Revisited

Book Review by Valerie Jackson

Any further responses to this moving book?

The Past, Now - and the Future?

by Kathleen Lane

What creates a good environment for bringing children up?

‘Happy Kids Happy You’ by Sue Beever

Book Review by Valerie Jackson

How to have a hassle-free home

Nine Questions to Ask

by , davidlane

What parents should ask before choosing an out-of-school club or play setting

‘Young Children in Brief Separation’ by James and Joyce Robertson

Digest by Robert Shaw, davidlane

Lessons about what does - and does not - damage children

Adoption - A Mother’s Story : Part 3

by , davidlane

The third part of a personal account of becoming an adoptive parent

Adoption - A Mother’s Story : Part 2

by , davidlane

The second part of a personal account of becoming an adoptive parent

‘A Place Called Hope’ by Tom O’Neill

Digest by Robert Shaw, davidlane

Personal experiences of the care system shaped professional thinking.


by Elaine

Learning about disability as a parent

What is a Naughty Child?

by Valerie Jackson &, davidlane

The danger of labelling and sending frightening messages

Adoption: A Mother’s Story

The first part of a personal account of becoming an adoptive parent

The Ups and Downs of Being a Single Father

by Charlie Rice, davidlane

Success (and fun) in battling against prejudice and professional expectations

How are Good Parents Made?

by Valerie Jackson

The need for optimism in the face of problems and a good sense of humour

Larkin About

by Terry Hoon

Eliminate the negative; accentuate the positive.

Learning about Health

by Valerie Jackson

Teaching children about STIs, and the need for good parenting

Children Webmag: In Future Issues

We shall be considering health in February, Parents’ Views in March and Disability in April. Why not write for us?

‘Juvenile Delinquents: Their Condition and Treatment’ by Mary Carpenter

Digest by Robert Shaw

The historical classic about services for young offenders

Future Themes

by David Lane

Ideas for the next six months - and authors are wanted.

“The Children Find Living In a Family Setting Too Difficult.”

by Dr Keith J. White

The danger of dogma in meeting individual needs

Scene on a Train

by Kathleen Lane

Observing parenting in action


by Valerie Jackson

First Children Webmag Seminar

by Valerie Jackson

Playing in Safety

by Valerie Jackson

Enabling a Creative and Fulfilling Childhood

by Chris Durkin


by Valerie Jackson &, davidlane