Parents and kids

13 February 2015

Kids need the freedom to play

Children lose out when their every pastime is supervised.

7 January 2015

Egg freezing won’t solve our childcare problem

Women's career-or-family dilemma demands more than a technological solution.

4 December 2014

Turning all adults into panto villains

Lionel Blair’s retirement from panto is a sad sign of the times.

3 December 2014

It shouldn’t be a crime to be a bad parent

The Cinderella Law will make everyday family life a criminal matter.

15 October 2014

Why parents are beating themselves up

The anxiety around smacking has undermined parental authority.

28 August 2014

Cameron vs the ‘Wild West’ web

Plans to restrict access to online music videos set a dangerous precedent.

28 August 2014

The NSPCC’s war on youth culture

The charity’s new anti-gang initiative sounds suspiciously like an assault on young people.