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The Questions That Got You Talking In 2010

23/03/2011 12:05 | Updated 22 May 2015

2011 debates, ParentdishThis year we started a new regular feature, debating some of the essentials of parenting, like how to avoid the playground mum mafia, and some of the not-so-essential but always fun questions like 'can pyjamas on the school run ever pass for 'leisure wear'''?

Here are just a few of these opinion pieces that you've enjoyed (commented on and debated over) this past year:

Why do TV presenters suddenly become experts on child bearing and rearing?

One mum on why she hates celebrity mum memoirs

Town v country: Where's best to bring up children?

Town mum and country mum collected points

Help! It's the school fete

Tips on how to avoid the PTA press gang

Can you catch parenting obsessions?

Or envy of other parents' lifestyles.

God gave rock and roll to you - but not your baby

Why can't babies just wear soft sleepsuits, lamented one mum

Party politics: Please can you reply to my child's party invitation

Another of our regular writers wondered why no one bothered to RSVP?

Why my child won't be doing any homework

Why a mum strike works

Why do some sponging parents take and never give?

This was the question that attracted a greater audience than any other. It seems we've had enough of being taken for granted.

If you want to read more, check out Parentdish opinions and debate here.

And if there's something you think we should be debating in 2011, please let us know.

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