Parents and kids

3 March 2016

Are we really embracing risk?

Yes, kids are being allowed to make mistakes, but our mutual suspicion of others persists.

1 March 2016

No, breastfeeding is not an economic issue

New studies claiming 'breast is best' have gone way too far.

18 February 2016

The mothers fighting the breast-is-best brigade

A campaign in France has struck a blow for women’s freedom.

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.