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The MAHM Team are interested in your views and experiences. Please send your comments by email to:info@mothersathomematter.co.ukAlternatively write to Mothers At Home Matter, PO Box 43690, London SE22 9WN

In defence of the stay-at-home mother

IN DEFENCE OF THE STAY-AT-HOME MOTHER                                                April 11th 2013 by Laura Perrins who campaigns for Mothers at Home Matter In the past few years stay-at-home mothers have been criticised by a head of state (Helle Thorning-Schmidt), a wife of a former head of state (Cherie Blair), and numerous commentators (Catherine Bennett).    There is something about […]

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Mommy Wars in the U.S.

Last week in the U.S. the ‘Mommy Wars’ got political when Democratic Strategist Hilary Rosen incensed stay at home mothers by accusing Mitt Romney’s wife, Ann, of ‘never having worked a day in her life’, despite the fact that she has raised a family of 5 boys. The comedian Bill Maher then added fat to […]

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Swedish Utopia?

‘A large number of studies during the last decades show that a great majority of Swedish women and families want more time with their children.’ At our Open Meeting and AGM, Jonas Himmelstrand, speaker, motivator and founder of The Mireja Institute, spoke to us about how Swedish family policy of the last thirty years has […]

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FAIRNESS IN CHILD BENEFIT

Sample letter to your MP   ………………….. House of Commons London SW1A 0AA                                                                           Date………………………..     Dear …………….   FAIRNESS IN CHILD BENEFIT     When the Chancellor George Osborne announced at the Conservative Party Conference in October 2010 that Child Benefit would be withdrawn from households where one earner’s salary exceeds the higher rate […]

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What About The Children? National Conference 7th March 2012

7th March 2012 – What About The Children? 2012 National Conference The Value of Secure Attachment – to children, to parents and for societyKey Speakers: Aric Sigman, Hilary Kennedy, Penelope Leach Please contact to book. Email: conference@whataboutthechildren.org.uk Tel: 0845 602 7145

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