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KATE CLANCHY: Some Kids I Taught and What They Taught Me

Kate Clanchy’s Some Kids I Taught and What They Taught Me took me by surprise. It may be that I’d misunderstood something in the accompanying media release, but I thought this was going to be a funny and witty set of anecdotes based on Clanchy’s 30 years of working in the classroom.

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Sharing Care: Stay at home dads and male main carers

I want you to imagine you’ve just spent two hours listening to some incredibly experienced academics raking over what is, in effect, your life experiences. That’s what I’ve just experienced at the launch of a book called Sharing Care. It’s a book that explores the experiences of men who either share the care of their

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The Work PArent Switch by Anita Cleare

How does the working parent switch between employee and mum/dad? I’m not sure anyone really has the answer to this, but developmental psychologist Anita Cleare provides many ideas in her latest book The Work Parent Switch.

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Dadding It! The latest book from Rob Kemp

How should a father handle the drive back from home with his child following their birth? Or his first stand-up row with his teenage child? Or arguments among siblings? A new book called Dadding It! Landmark Moments in Your Life as a Father. . . and How to Survive Them attempts to answer these and

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