Family Values

Don't Leave Your Child Wounded, This Isn't Your Movie

Chris Good | Posted 17.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Chris Good

If there was a parenting rulebook, I would unashamedly campaign for this to be in the top 5; because if it offends some parent, somewhere, to be challenged on this point, I'd suggest they put their reproductive organs in some blending device and feed them to the family dog...because they shouldn't use them for anything else.

Six Ways of Growing Sibling Closeness

Jacqueline Koay | Posted 24.09.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Jacqueline Koay

In the past week, I have had more emotional turmoil than I did in the last ten years of my life. But it took just one phone call, and my big brother Huw was there. In fact, he had always been there, silent and watchful, looking out for me.

The Biggest Gift

Elaine Benton | Posted 22.07.2013 | UK Lifestyle
Elaine Benton

No one envisages being chronically ill, unable to continue working, and eventually with no alternative, handing in one's notice. To imagine or think for one moment that something positive could possibly come out of this situation is beyond belief.

Yummy, MILF, Dishy and DILF - It's All About Sex

John L. Adams | Posted 26.03.2013 | UK Lifestyle
John L. Adams

So what of the dishy daddy? Is it all about sex? In fairness you rarely hear the phrase and I've never had a woman sidle up to me in a bar and use the phrase "dishy daddy" as her opening line.

In a World Where Anything Goes

Pippa Smith | Posted 27.08.2012 | UK Entertainment
Pippa Smith

Do we really live in a world where anything goes? According to the BBC's Cherry Healey, we do. In a recent programme, 'How to Get a Life' on BBC One, she repeated this statement more than once.

The Friday Poem: 'Loss' By Wendy Cope

Posted 21.03.2012 | Home

Wendy Cope has released four full volumes of adult poetry since 1986, the latest being Family Values in 2011. Born in 1945, she read history at Oxf...

I challenge you to pleasure yourself with Slow Food

Catherine Gazzoli | Posted 06.11.2011 | UK Lifestyle
Catherine Gazzoli

Education, Education,Education. That well known mantra would perhaps for us at Slow Food UK be Appreciation, Appreciation, Appreciation.

Where Were all the Parents?

Sam Gyimah | Posted 12.10.2011 | UK Politics
Sam Gyimah

Unfashionable though it is, we need to face some home truths; to love your offspring is to equip them to aspire to a better life than you have and this requires parents to have the moral courage to instil 'character'. The out of touch plea issued by the politicians and police, for parents to control their children, demonstrates how deep rooted this problem is for society. Unfashionable though it is, we need to face some home truths; to love your offspring is to equip them to aspire to a better life than you have and this requires parents to have the moral courage to instil character.

"Family Values" Doctrine and the Economy in the U.S.

April Salchert | Posted 28.09.2011 | UK
April Salchert

Many people will hear this term "Family Values" without really understand its implications. "Family Values" is about as rhetorically ambivalent as "Terrorism". There are some frightening similarities of how these terms are used in political discourse.