Nigel Hawkes :: Thu, 22/12/2011 - 12:35

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Childcare – the 19-minute myth

Today’s Daily Mail rediscovers  an entertaining myth it first promulgated in 2006 – that mothers who work spend just 19 minutes a day with their children.

Nigel Hawkes :: Fri, 18/12/2009 - 15:00

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Turning water into whine

Middle-class parents have been taken to task by the Chief Medical Officer, Sir Liam Donaldson, over what he calls their “obsession” with serving watered-down wine to their children.

Robert Whiston :: Fri, 13/11/2009 - 18:18

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Born but not properly counted

Whitehall is better armed with data on children who no longer exist than on those that can expect to live for the next 80 years.