Children ‘need pushy parents’ – but do they really?

  I’m being interviewed tomorrow on LBC Radio about “Pushy Parents” as Rosie Millard, the former BBC arts correspondent claims,  in a new BBC Radio 4 programme to be broadcast this week, that middle class mothers and fathers should be proud to be “pushy parents” instead of being embarrassed. But as a former Deputy Head and Class […]

Getting Boys To Open Up and Talk To You

I’ve just come home from being interviewed on BBC Radio 4’s Woman’s Hour with the wonderful Jenni Murray about the differences in emotional eloquence between boys and girl. Getting older children to open up and talk to you can become a little harder as your children mature, and scientists still aren’t sure whether the differences […]