Parents and parenting

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The economy has shafted millennials: now it wants their offspring too | Joel Golby
Yes yes, we know you can’t afford to have children. But if the economy tanks because of the low birthrate, you’ll be to blame, says Guardian writer Joel Golby

Joel Golby

23, Sep, 2021 @12:49 PM

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The Guardian view on falling birthrates: to parent or not to parent? | Editorial
Editorial: Pronatalist policies seem beside the point when existing families’ needs are ignored


20, Sep, 2021 @5:53 PM

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British ‘baby shortage’ could lead to economic decline, says thinktank
Social Market Foundation suggests measures including better childcare provision to increase birthrate

Andrew Sparrow Political correspondent

20, Sep, 2021 @5:01 AM

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Together Together review – Ed Helms surrogacy comedy that’s a little over-polite
Wan jokes land softly as pregnant Anna gets to know single father Matt in a film that looks wussy next to The Surrogate

Leslie Felperin

19, Sep, 2021 @4:10 PM

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Magpie by Elizabeth Day review – domestic noir with a twist
A tense, stylish drama dives deep into the longing and sadness of infertility

Hephzibah Anderson

19, Sep, 2021 @2:00 PM

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A tussle at nursery leaves our boy tearful…
But sadly for his dad, there’s only one person he wants to tell. By Séamas O’Reilly

Séamas O’Reilly

19, Sep, 2021 @8:30 AM

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New measures on freezing eggs leave women in the cold | Eva Wiseman
Why the government’s latest egg-freezing extension is cold comfort for women. By Eva Wiseman

Eva Wiseman

19, Sep, 2021 @7:30 AM

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Give £200 to every child for catch-up lessons – Lib Dems
Ed Davey reveals £5bn ‘listen to parents’ scheme to spend on extra tuition

Michael Savage Policy Editor

19, Sep, 2021 @6:20 AM

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UK teachers targeted by Covid anti-vaxxers as schools prepare to vaccinate pupils
One headteacher threatened with legal action by own governor over student jabs

Julie Henry

18, Sep, 2021 @4:50 PM

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Texas anti-abortion law shows ‘terrifying’ fragility of women’s rights, say activists
Campaigners fear ban emboldens anti-choice governments as more aggressive opposition, better organised and funded, spreads from US

Lizzy Davies

18, Sep, 2021 @7:00 AM

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It feels like my dad always underestimates me. How do I make him understand? | Leading questions
You can’t make people listen when they don’t want to, writes advice columnist Eleanor Gordon-Smith, but you can state your case as clearly as possible

Eleanor Gordon-Smith

16, Sep, 2021 @5:30 PM

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Children of the 90s: third generation joins pioneering UK study
Grandchildren, their parents and the original participants gather for 30th year of Bristol health project

Steven Morris

16, Sep, 2021 @1:51 PM

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