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Time for Parenting...

...because raising children is a full-time job

September 2001 Newsletter

From the chair; Early attachment is crucial; In your own words; Write to your MP today!; What the papers say; Noticeboard; Your letters

Noticeboard

Chemicals in the home

Are you exposing your family to harmful chemicals in day-to-day products? The National Childbirth Trust, in conjunction with Friends of the Earth, has launched a Safer Chemicals Campaign. To receive more information freephone Friends of the Earth on 0808 800 1111.

Gainful employment?

From a letter to the Times, June 15 - 'When I registered my daughter's birth the description of my wife as 'full-time mother' was rejected: apparently only 'housewife' is permitted. Moreover, the computer generates the statistical entry 'no gainful employment'.

Does this tell us something about the official view of the contribution to society by women dedicated to rearing their children?'

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Like to get more involved? Please let us know if you would like to join the FTM committee; e-mail or telephone 020-8670 2525 to find out more.