Politics Round-up: Page 3 and other stories

Welcome to the first politics round-up of 2015. This should be a fascinating year politically, and as we head towards the general election I am hoping to be able to share the views of plenty of parent bloggers – on the issues that worry them, what they would like from politicians and how they will…

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Politics round-up: Equality in Parliament and austerity bites

Did you know that women make up 51% of the population but 77% of MP’s are men? I wrote about the lack of women in politics a few months ago and wondered what could be done to encourage more women to get involved. I am not sure how best to achieve balance, but I do…

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Working Parents Round-up: Too many tasks, not enough time

Nickie  from Typecast pointed out a survey that was carried out in the last few weeks and reported on in the Daily Telegraph. It discussed how many tasks mums have to perform in the mornings. Apparently, the average is 26 – which in my experience is a little on the light side…. Quite rightly, Nickie…

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Working Parents Round-up: Butterflies and bigging up!

Blimey – we are back again – it never ceases to amaze me how quickly this comes back around….it still only feels like last week that I was bemoaning Nick Clegg for not giving us alternatives to the childcare conundrum. And here we are again. Worrying has been the theme of this month; from my daughter, from me,…

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Hangout: Can I self-publish?

Publishing a blog is a lot like self-publishing a book — you’re driven by passion and excitement. Here, bloggers who have self-published (or want to) share their tips and advice and answer the most pressing questions. We hung out with Clare MacNaughton from A Modern Military Mother, Nadine Hill from Juggle Mum, Helen Neale from…

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