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How Involved Should You Be With Their School?

March 28th, 2010 · 1 Comment

I hadn’t spoken of the incident that I’m about to share for at least six years. I’d pushed the very thought to the back of my mind, so distressing was my first contact with the powers that be at my son’s new school seven years ago.
But in recent weeks I’ve had cause to speak [...]

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Tags: Bullying · Culture · Education · Uncategorized

Should I Be Allowing My 15-y-o To View An Erect Penis At The Movies?

July 11th, 2009 · No Comments

@ Yahoo!7 Video

Above: Sacha Baron Cohen as Bruno
My 15-year-old son and his mates went to see Bruno yesterday. His review? “Cruder than Borat and not as funny. But still very funny.”
An erect penis and bare breasts apparently attracted a lot of laughs. A twenty-something colleague described it as “soft porn”. Bruno is rated MA, [...]

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Tags: Culture · Media · Prejudices · sex