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The Santa Claus Question
Should I tell 7YO that Santa is... you know?
Rediscovering Enid Blyton
Gender identity politics, ginger beer and is Uncle Quentin the stupidest person ever?
Open Letter from Let Our Kids Be Kids – the voice of tens of thousands of parents
Last year I saw for myself the pressure children in Year 6 were put under with the end of primary school SATS. My daughter was taught to jump through hoops and ended up with top marks, but was bitterly unhappy, and a year later actually can't remember any of it. It's horrible to think that … Continue reading Open Letter from Let Our Kids Be Kids – the voice of tens of thousands of parents
Little girl like a thunderstorm All rage and impatience and fists And 'why aren't you listening to me?' always on your lips Today I gave you sandwiches shaped like gingerbread men, a pirate ship for a cake, pass the parcel and sweets and balloons and cousins and school friends all mixed up. Today we listened to … Continue reading Birthday girl