Barbara Lilley



‘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?


Against the odds
19 Jul 2009 | FEATURES |  
tags:
Diabetes is not a death sentence. A writer celebrates her 30th anniversary of being diabetic as a life affirming moment.


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