Monthly Archives: February 2016

Do you have any ‘wayward relations?’

I think many of us might be able to name in our extended families some people whom we might call ‘wayward relations’ but this vaguely derogatory term (in English anyway) has been used by German anthropologist Maren Klotz specifically to … Continue reading

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8 – 11: the age of enlightenment

I have just finished updating the Telling and Talking booklet for parents of 8 – 11 year olds for DC Network.  I wrote the first one in 2006, updated it in 2013 and, because it has been so popular it … Continue reading

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Your job as a parent starts now

I make no apology for stealing the heading of this piece from the final line of a blog by the National Gamete Donation Trust’s CEO Laura Witjens.  Titled ‘Dear future mother using internet sperm‘ the text takes the form of … Continue reading

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