Hardly a week goes by without at least one paper publishing an article that supports or opposes our cause. We do our best to keep up with the papers and place links to these articles for you to read and also for our own use in our campaigning work.
In the Papers
http://www.dailymail.co.uk/femail/article-2296567/Scientific-proof-stay-home-mothers-benefit-children-So-coalition-Budget-tax-break-working-mothers.html The message is clear – mothers who go out to the workplace are valued more than those who do not. WATCh’s (What About the Children?) work with experts in child development highlights the potential dangers of over-reliance on nursery care for under-threes and shows a baby’s brain grows new structures in response to the […]
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/women/womens-politics/9943272/Good-parenting-cant-be-measured-in-GDP.html Such a thought -provoking article from Allison Pearson. If you’d like to respond to a particular article please send your comments to [email protected] and we’ll print a selection of your comments here (anonymously if you prefer). Be sure to make it clear what article you’re referring to.
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/politics/9941492/David-Camerons-slur-on-stay-at-home-mothers.html Quote from above article: ‘It is completely incongruous for the Government to be paying £1,200 per child for families on joint incomes of £300,000 yet taking away child benefit from single earner couples on £50,000…..Mothers who stay at home are hard working -the difference is we don’t get paid. The Government doesn’t seem to […]
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/politics/9940572/The-child-care-plan-drawn-up-on-a-Notting-Hill-napkin.html The poll at the bottom of the page online asks this: Do working mothers need more state support than stay-at-home mums? *Yes, they are trying to do two jobs at once OR *No, this is divisive – all mothers work hard. 65 percent vote NO so far.