Unfair preconceptions
Children, Politics & Equality

Best brothers: unfair preconceptions

I've just seen this and it made me cross: Yeah yeah just a meme. Doesn't harm anyone. Blah blah. So from my point of view, these are the sort of low level, background messages that are just as harmful to children's perception of gender roles as girls/boys toy aisles and clothes and so on. What's… Continue reading Best brothers: unfair preconceptions

Children, Politics & Equality, Work

Sharing

Large boy had come home today in high dugeon because, while working on computers at school, his partner didn't share well. I tried to advise him to take the same approach most adults would for working on a team: set expectations and check progress, take joint responsibility for the result. That is, start by saying… Continue reading Sharing