So do you secretly have a favourite child?

I was live on BBC Radio Hereford and Worcester today discussing a new piece of research that claims that most parents have a favourite child, and it’s probably the eldest. A study conducted at the University of California shows that out of 768 parents surveyed, 70 per cent of mothers and 74 per cent of fathers […]

My advice in The Independent – The Boomerang Generation

Spiralling property prices and the collapse of the labour market are forcing many young people (and some not so young) to move back in with their parents. Here’s my advice in The Independent about what to do, how to cope and how to ease the transition into a new way of living with older kids !  

The London Riots – Teaching Self-Control…….

As Tony Parsons said last night on Twitter “ It takes one night to burn down a neighbourhood – and it takes generations to rebuild it.” The House of Reeves furniture store survived the Great Depression and Hitler’s bombs but last night the rioters came and razed it to the ground. Reeves Corner was set […]

Teachers worried as girls go top of the class for cyber-bullying

I have just been interviewed on LBC Radio about a new worrying survey that suggests that girls are more likely to resort to cyberbullying. Teachers will today call for an investigation into rising levels of poor behaviour among girls in the classroom.  The girls, they argue, are more likely to resort to cyber-bullying – the […]