Monthly Archive:: July 2014

Do you really know what’s going on at your child’s school?

A teacher with 25 years’ experience writes anonymously about life inside the education system — and explains how parents can work it to their advantage Technically, the Senco was obliged to investigate any claim and carry out relevant assessments, but none of the parents knew this. Further, because we’re an academy, it’s much harder for [&hellip

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The kids who beat autism

Doctors had thought autism was irreversible. Now, new research suggests that one in ten autistic children sheds symptoms before adulthood At first, everything about L’s baby boy seemed normal. He met every developmental milestone and delighted in every discovery. But at around 12 months, B seemed to regress, and by the age of 2, he [&hellip

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Mothers of invention

If you thought being a mum meant the end of being cool, then think again. A new breed of hipster mums — women for whom having a baby and maintaining an aesthetically pleasing, culturally rich lifestyle were never going to be mutually exclusive — are all over the blogosphere, showing the rest of us how [&hellip

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The rise of the breadwinner mom: it’s the women bringing home the bacon

It was a hot sunny day when Aaron Traister took his children to play at their local park this week. Like all doting dads, the 35-year-old cherishes those precious moments of quality time with the kids. “It was beautiful. It reminded me of the mornings I used to spend with them when they were little [&hellip

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