In the Papers

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.

Budget 2015: How it affects parents and families with children

http://www.huffingtonpost.co.uk/2015/07/09/budget-2015-how-it-affects-parents-families-children_n_7760110.html?1436443253  Analysis from leading policy analysts and heads of charities and parenting organisations of how the Budget 2015 is likely to affect families with children and young people more than any other group in contrast to the ‘triple lock’  for pensioners.   Send us your views [email protected]    

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Domestic slut AND a feminist. Shock! Horror!

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/women/womens-life/11712003/Domestic-slut-AND-a-feminist-Shock-Horror.html  2nd July 2015 Yes you can focus on family life and it doesn’t mean feminism is going into reverse just because you aren’t in paid work every day of your adult life!   ‘Caring’ is a progressive too.  It’s time to embrace all the different possibilities and demand policies that enable women and men […]

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Young mothers swap careerism for home

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/women/womens-life/11711300/Return-of-the-1950s-housewife-Young-mothers-swap-careerism-for-home.html?placement=CB3  2nd July 2015   The Telegraph Let us know your view on this article. Are they implying looking after children isn’t progressive enough?

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Shamed for being a stay at home mum

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/women/mother-tongue/11711719/Shamed-for-being-a-stay-at-home-mumparents-danish-mother-stay-at-home-child-care-work.html  Telegraph 2nd July 2015

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Women, Motherhood and Modern Society’s Values

http://www.theguardian.com/money/2015/jul/02/women-motherhood-and-modern-societys-values  The Guardian 2nd July  2015

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Infant schools settling in period

http://www.theguardian.com/education/2015/jun/29/infant-schools-settling-in-period-parents-work  The Guardian 29th June 2015 What do you think about the staggered start to infant school?    How did your child cope when they first went to primary school? Write to [email protected]  to share your experiences and thoughts about what’s best for children and families.     

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Stay at home Mums are Heroes. The Left should stand up for them more.

Stay at home mums are heroes. The Left should stand up for them more. The Guardian 26th June 2015

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Brussels tells British mothers to get back to work

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/predictions/politics/11692661/Brussels-tells-British-mothers-get-back-to-work.html  Telegraph 23rd June 2015 Laura Perrins,  mother of three and former barrister,  contributes to the debate in The Telegraph,  speaking out about the importance of the contribution of mothers when they’re busy caring for children.  This is about caring and putting children’s needs first during some periods of the family life cycle.    MAHM […]

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Number of house husbands doubles in two decades

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3130149/Stay-home-mothers-fall-record-low-number-house-husbands-doubles-two-decades.html  Daily Mail 20th June 2015 MAHM spokesperson Claire Paye is quoted in the above linked article. 

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Number of house husbands doubles in two decades

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-3130149/Stay-home-mothers-fall-record-low-number-house-husbands-doubles-two-decades.html  Daily Mail 20th June 2015 MAHM spokesperson Claire Paye is quoted in the above linked article. 

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