Category Archives: Parenting

My Child Is Advanced

My child is surprisingly advanced for his age. It’s nothing we’ve done, apart from obviously we enrolled him in Kumon aged 4 months, taught him phonics whilst still in the womb and had Darcey Bussell herself teaching him ballet since … Continue reading

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If Judy Murray is a ‘pushy mother’ then so am I

Judy Murray has recently had to defend, again, the accusation that she’s a Pushy Mother. She has rightly pointed out that if she was the father she wouldn’t have been labelled as pushy and to call her so is sexist … Continue reading

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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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