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10 Lesser-Known Fairy Tales That Should Get More Love
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The story of Cinderella, perhaps the best-known fairy tale, is told or read to children of very young ages. But Cinderella is not just one story; more than versions have been found—just in Europe! Most renderings of the story include an evil stepmother and stepsister s , a dead mother, a dead or ineffective father, some sort of gathering such as a ball or festival, mutual attraction with a person of high status, a lost article, and a search that ends with success. Billy Beg of Ireland is just one of many of these versions of the story. Cinderella, despite her popularity, has developed a reputation as a simpering, whimpering girl who is helpless until the right magic comes along. But this is the Cinderella of the later twentieth century. The earlier Cinderella, in many of her original forms, was not a wishing-only kind of person.
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Grandparents often play an important role in childcare, but some are more involved than others, University of Canterbury Social Work Associate Professor Gretchen Perry has found. In her free public talk on 27 April, Associate Professor Perry will discuss her finding that divorced grandmothers—particularly single, maternal nanas—are exceptional providers, despite being the least resourced. She will explain why this matters when working with vulnerable families and children in Aotearoa New Zealand. With over 25 years of social service and social work experience, Associate Professor Perry returned to academia after realizing that the assessment tools she had been trained to use did not adequately address the complexity and nuance of extended family caregiving.
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