Tag Archive | "children"

So this is Christmas

Friday, December 14, 2012


Christmas isn’t an easy time for any woman. You see us, battling around the shops, shoulders hunched, faces grim, as we do our best to grab the stuff that will, like magic pixie dust, transform our grumpy family (and isn’t every family grumpy in this cold, dark, wet, grey December?) into a Norman Rockwell festival […]

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One man’s meat …

Tuesday, March 13, 2012


Worrying news this morning that 20 per cent of meat is going to kill you. Or that if you eat red meat more than three times a week your legs will explode. Or that hotdogs are the devil’s work (didn’t we know that one already?) I have since got the results back from my own […]

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How honest should you be with children about divorce?

Thursday, February 23, 2012


How honest should you be with children about divorce?   As if divorce itself is not hard enough, parents also have to worry about the impact it is going to have on their children’s lives. It’s impossible not to feel guilty about inflicting this huge upheaval on your little ones. But how much do they […]

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Don’t let our lollipops get licked!

Wednesday, June 29, 2011


My dear friend Dulwich Mum is probably better known for her impeccable taste in doggies (she has a divine cockapoo) than for her ardent political activism. But there is a time when even the most dedicated of Dulwich mothers must throw down her frappucino and man the barricades in pursuit of truth and justice. Or […]

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