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Music Training Speeds Up Brain Development in Children

by Assal Habibi  Observing a pianist at a recital – converting musical notations into precisely timed finger movements on a piano – can be a powerful emotional experience. As a researcher of neuroscience and a pianist myself, I understand that the mastering of this skill not only takes practice, but also requires complex coordination of many different brain regions. Brain regions – that are responsible for our hearing, sight and movement ...

By |2023-08-24T14:11:24+10:00August 24th, 2023|Children, NEWS, RESEARCH & SCIENCE|0 Comments
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The Horrendous Harms of Fatherlessness

“No generation knows better than ours the terrible consequences of growing up without a father. Fatherless boys are far more likely to grow up and commit violent crime, mistreat women, and act out against society in every other way. Girls who do not have a father to honour -- and, hopefully, to love as well -- are more likely to seek the wrong men and to be promiscuous at an early ...

By |2023-07-28T20:14:02+10:00July 28th, 2023|Children, Dads, FAMILIES, GRAND DADS|0 Comments
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The Terrible Harms of Fatherlessness

by Bill Muehlenberg Fatherlessness is a growing problem in the Western world. Whether caused by divorce and broken families, or by deliberate single parenting, more and more children grow up in Australia without fathers. Concerned groups have argued that a mother and father are crucial in the raising of children. Father absence has been shown to be detrimental to the well being of children. The following is a summary of the evidence for ...

By |2023-07-28T20:16:58+10:00July 28th, 2023|Children, Dads, FAMILIES|0 Comments
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Fathers Are Crucial to Healthy Outcomes for Kids, Studies Confirm

by Dan Hart As the US celebrated Father’s Day recently, two recent studies confirm that fathers play a central role in the mental health and behaviour of their children. In a report that compared dozens of studies conducted between 1987 and 2022, the America First Policy Institute (AFPI) found “clear correlations between children raised in fatherless homes and developmental challenges ranging from bad grades, anxiety, and suicide to violent behaviour, drug ...

By |2023-06-28T07:38:39+10:00June 27th, 2023|Children, Dads, FAITH, FAMILIES, NEWS, RESEARCH & SCIENCE|0 Comments
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How Music Increases the IQ of Our Children and the Joy It Brings

Ludwig van Beethoven said, “Music is a higher revelation than all wisdom and philosophy. Music is the electrical soil in which the spirit lives, thinks and invents.” Ronnie James Dio, a former member of Black Sabbath, said, “Music, rock & roll music especially, is such a generational thing. Each generation must have its own music. I had my own in my generation, you have yours, everyone I know has their own ...

By |2023-03-02T20:15:07+10:00March 3rd, 2023|Children, Dads, FAMILIES, NEWS, RESEARCH & SCIENCE|0 Comments
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Marriage is More than Money

A Pew study released mid-January suggests a majority of mums and dads in the United States are prioritising money over marriage. 90% of those quizzed about ‘aspirations’ for their children ‘prioritized financial independence and career satisfaction’ as numero uno. Material Success The Research Centre’s findings claimed that for a majority of parents, ‘it’s extremely or very important their children be financially independent when they are adults.’ Almost as ‘equally important’ for ...

By |2023-02-01T16:05:33+10:00February 2nd, 2023|Children, FAMILIES, NEW DADS, NEWS, RESEARCH & SCIENCE|0 Comments
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