When I first held my baby boys in my arms they had no idea of what “being a man” could mean. I now see gender closing in on them and I hate it.
As your children keep changing, so does the job of bringing them up, each different phase bringing its own specific concerns, which vanish as new ones arise.
Our children’s toy choices tell us something not just about how they see themselves, but how they see the world we’re creating for them.
Women are held back by a culture which groups us crudely into mummy and non-mummy camps; we must not fall into this trap of dehumanising ourselves.
A healthy, humane culture should have space not just for the idea of us, but for our bodies, our children, what we are and what we do.
When we talk about raising boys to grow into confident men, we need feminism – not thinly-disguised hand-wringing about adjusting them to the new “equality” – to bring them up not to hate women.
Technology now lets you spy on your kids all the time. This is why you shouldn't.
Why is it that mothers end up having their lives marketed back to them, piece by piece, as "me time"?
David Nuttall may have ridiculed the idea of job-sharing MPs, but a new system could restore faith in British politics.
Where maternity is concerned, studies are quick to generalise. But when paternity comes in, research hardly ever gets further than the testicles.