Why pinkification is still such a big problem

At the start of the summer holidays, we went clothes shopping. The hardest thing to find were shorts for our two-year-old daughter. To cut a long story short, we didn't think hotpants were appropriate so came home empty-handed. While we were looking in one store, though, I spotted a T-shirt which really annoyed me. "I can change ...

Why we should finally call time on dad bashing

As a parent blogger, I receive a lot of press releases about kids' books. One that arrived recently really stood out. At first for good reasons and then quite the opposite. The book in question features rhyming verse and colourful illustrations about fathers looking after their kids. "Brilliant!" I thought. "A title that celebrates hands-on dads!" ...