Monthly Archives: April 2012

Charlie Taylor and the truanting teens

Oh God, what to do if your kids truant? It’s something that every mum has to deal with at some point, whether it’s your kid bunking off for an afternoon with their mates or persistently, week after week in that … Continue reading

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Catch a tiger by the tongue… and learn Mandarin Chinese

Forget ‘bonjour’ – if your child is really ahead of the curve, then ‘ni hao’ is the foreign language phrase that will be tripping off their tongue. Across Britain, FGS – French, German and Spanish, the traditional trinity of school … Continue reading

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Are we nuts about allergies?

Is it OK to ban everyone’s peanut butter sandwiches because one child has a nut allergy? That was the question one vexed mum asked The Sunday Times earlier this month. 200 parents at her child’s school were being asked to … Continue reading

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