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MOTHER’S PRIDE — The Oxford Times

In my August family column I wrote about the joys of punting and tried out a Little Kickers class.

MOTHER’S PRIDE — The Oxford Times

For the June issue, a column about the life lessons I hope my children will learn which took me too long, and a rather disastrous first trip to the ballet for my daughter

MOTHER’S PRIDE — The Oxford Times

In the past 24 hours alone, my children have asked me questions including: “What is bone made of?”, “What do octopuses do?”, “Why is the sky blue?” and “What is the sound barrier?” To my shame, I find it hard to answer such questions – but luckily there’s a new children’s class which bridges the […]

MOTHER’S PRIDE — Oxford Times

MOTHER’S PRIDE — The Oxford Times

It was a bit like One Born Every Minute, except in a barn filled with people and without all the screaming.

Mother’s Pride — The Oxford Times

In my February column: my feminist guilt over how my daughter’s ballet lessons melt my heart; and how to hold onto precious memories of your children’s early years.

MOTHER’S PRIDE — Oxfordshire Limited Edition

SANTA IS COMING… — Oxfordshire Limited Edition

This month’s column for The Oxford Times’ magazine is about the top toys my children want waiting under the Christmas tree this year. Here are a couple of pictures that weren’t used in the final piece, one of the gorgeous Christmas jumpers from Jojo Maman Bebe I mentioned, and also this cute organic cotton sleep […]

MOTHER’S PRIDE – NOVEMBER — The Oxford Times

In my column on Oxfordshire family life for November – a review of a kids’ cookery class with Jericho Kitchen, and can you answer my son’s questions about Santa?  

CHANGING FACE OF CHILDCARE — The Oxford Times

This month, my Mother’s Pride column celebrates the 30 years since the launch of Oxfordshire Limited Edition. I wrote about how the way today’s parents were brought up in the 1980s seems pretty old school now. Our generation has seen new trends for better and for worse – and trends that are downright bizarre…

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