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Opinion & Debate

When I was 12…

Published on March 16th, 2015 | by Kelly Rose Bradford

My son turned 12 last week. This got me thinking about how different our lives are. I can clearly remember being 12. It seemed an exciting age: the last year before becoming a teenager and all the [&hellip... Read More

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Mother’s Day, Smugger’s Day

Published on March 12th, 2015 | by Kelly Rose Bradford

So it’s Mother’s Day this Sunday. Or, as I like to call it in these humble-bragging, social media entrenched times in which we live, ‘Smuggering Sunday’. The day where Facebook, Instagram and Twitter are awash with expertly [&hellip... Read More

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Mums are too busy to wash…

Published on February 26th, 2015 | by Kelly Rose Bradford

Being a mum is so demanding that it prevents you from washing. No, really. It says so in the Mail this morning. In a piece about women’s bathing habits (or lack of them) one mum blames the demands [&hellip... Read More

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Should kids get paid for doing chores?

Published on February 12th, 2015 | by Kelly Rose Bradford

There is an article in the New York Times today which asks ‘Should kids get paid for chores?’ A financial journalist comments in the piece that children should not be paid for helping out around the house because [&hellip... Read More

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