Victoria’s Secret is known for its risque fashions, but some parents think the brand has crossed the line with items in their “Bright Young Things” campaign. A father wrote an open letter, parents started a petition and a Facebook page was created alleging that the provocative underwear was targeted at teen and tween girls. Items […]
Today I was on BBC Three Counties Radio and The Vanessa Feltz Show on BBC Radio London discussing the NetMums Survey suggesting that kids are all grown up at 12 these days instead of at 16 in previous generations. Click on the link to read more in The Daily Mirror I want you to do something […]
There “must be easier ways of bonding” with your child than playing a game that allowed “gangsters to run over prostitutes”.
Parents are too often complicit in the sexualisation and commercialisation of children, according to Reg Bailey the author of a landmark Government review into childhood. What do you think? How do you manage that fine line? What are your boundaries? Here’s the article in today’s The Daily Telegraph “Too many parents either willingly encourage […]
Here’s what’s happening in the news… a campaign I feel strongly about and welcome ….what are YOUR thoughts? “Parents will be able to highlight examples of child sexualisation on a new website, the prime minister has said. The measure is among the proposals in a review on the commercialisation and sexualisation of children, […]
Yesterday I was angered and indignant about the new survey highlighting the disgraceful state of children’s ability to read independently throughout London. Today I really agree with the new inquiry into the sexualisation of children. Growing up really is more complicated than it was in earlier generations as there are so many other influences on […]