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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