Barbara Lilley

Christmas time is here - cue the Charlie Brown music
6 Dec 2017 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: Christmas
How I learned to stop worrying and just enjoy the season.

‘The future is female’: Why I worry about the boys
8 Nov 2017 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: equality, feminism, men
Whatever happened to ‘equality’?

‘Don’t let your children out of your sight’
18 Sep 2017 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: child development, parental rights
When government is the helicopter parent.

Too many young people think life is a reality show
21 Jun 2017 | CONNECTING |  
tags: narcissism, social media
The Michelle Carter case should give us pause.

It’s a hashtag world of sentiment
1 Jun 2017 | CONNECTING |  
tags: social media, terrorist attacks
But does it do any good to the victims we are so publicly sorry for?

Have a simply wonderful Christmas!
13 Dec 2016 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: Christmas
A perfect Christmas is impossible for most of us.

Poor, poor snowflake generation!
28 Nov 2016 | FEATURES |  
tags: Donald Trump, emotional fragility, millenials
Why are so many millennials so emotionally fragile?

Can’t adults decide whether to eat a sandwich or not?
28 Sep 2016 | FAMILY EDGE |  
tags: food allergies, trigger warnings
Some people actually complained about Jimmy Kimmel’s gag at the Emmys

World’s oldest profession: Embrace it or banish it?
30 Oct 2009 | FEATURES |  
tags: prostitution, self-control, sexualisation of children
Should prostitution be legal and supported by society or banished for good?

Children are worth having
17 Aug 2009 | FEATURES |  
tags: children, parenting
Are people who have children selfish? Would the world be better off if more of us were childless?

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