Category Archives: First Days

Is Parenting Comparable to Work? Absolutely Not.

Whether parents should work is a familiar and regular headline, discussion topic and point of contention amongst the media, politicians and commentators (not to mention bloggers). Or more poignantly the discussion often focusses around whether stay at home parents, those who work or … Continue reading

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Is there really a need? Poverty – hiding in plain sight.

The question I get asked the most about First Days is ‘is there really a need?’. In the town, Wokingham, where First Days was established it is presumed that there really isn’t a need at all for practical support for … Continue reading

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So you don’t like Foodbanks? Fine, look away.

Since the Mail on Sunday’s supposed ‘sting’ on foodbanks I have read, seen and heard a fair amount of criticism aimed at foodbanks, the people who run them, charities in general and of course the people who use them. As … Continue reading

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