Parents and kids

1 February 2016

The Barbie for grown-ups

‘Body-positive’ dolls burden children with adult anxieties.

14 January 2016

Sorry, Cameron, but parents don’t want parenting classes

We reject your pseudoscience and your meddling in family life.

11 January 2016

Policing pregnancy is bad for babies

The public-health lobby’s hectoring of pregnant women is a menace.

18 December 2015

The state is bad for your baby

We’re fast entering an era of state licensing of parenting.

Must-reads from the past week

A new Cold War?

A new Cold War?

11 November 2015

Is changing your child’s sex legal?

The treatment of gender dysphoria in children poses a legal and moral dilemma.

3 November 2015

The real battle over breasts

Women should be free to live their lives, and feed their babies, as they see fit.

16 October 2015

Germany: the new sick man of Europe

If the French are saying your country's in crisis, you know you're in trouble.