Unicef reports that Dutch kids are the happiest. http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/europe/6360517.stm Reading the BBC article, I can't help but feel that our kids here are under quite a lot of pressure from over-anxious and kiasu parents, the school system and society in general.
That the UK ranks bottom is no surprise. I can personally testify that the parenting there has gone to the pits. Too many deadbeat parents, single parents, softly,softly approach by UK society and government