Archive for August, 2009

My work-life balance problems

August 19, 2009

Here’s a thought-provoking article from The Guardian.

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Nurseries: a worker speaks

August 17, 2009

Here’s a story from an FTM member:

I thought I’d share this experience with you. My daughter, aged 16, is doing work experience this summer in a nursery. She is working with babies aged 6-18 months. She returns home exhausted and her comments about her work seem to emphasise the concerns that Full Time Mothers have always raised about putting very young infants into full day care (7am to 6pm in some cases). (more…)

Why a third of women want to give up work to look after their children

August 10, 2009

This was a response to the results of a government survey. Yeah, yeah, it is the Daily Mail, but in the Bible God can even speak through a donkey – so let’s not ignore the message because of the messenger.

Pupils start school still in nappies

August 7, 2009

This article reports that school nurses are receiving special training to deal with increasing numbers of pupils who are still in nappies.

This will get worse as the state takes more responsibilities from parents and parents, in turn, expect the state to do so.