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Welcome to the Cityparents Library - a rich bank of online content updated weekly. Browse our collection of Expert Articles, listen to our Cityparents Talk podcast series discussing views and perspectives on relevant topics, and read our popular blog series sharing experiences of working parents.

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Blog

Linda's blog: The dangers of rose tinted glasses

Last autumn, still raw with guilt for prioritising work over my children during lockdown, I vo...

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Blog

Jon's Blog: We're all going on a summer holiday

It feels like the summer holiday has taken up more than its usual share of time and energy thi...

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Expert Advice

Bear Markets and Beyond - A Bestiary of Business T...

Unicorns, narwhals, yaks, cows and civets – what have all these creatures got to do with...

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Expert Advice

Money mindfulness – the ticking timebomb of not te...

According to new research from the 2019 CHILDWISE Monitor, fewer children are paid regular poc...

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Blog

Uchenna's blog: Diary of a burgeoning activist

When I first heard my daughter, Commander-in-Chief Senior, utter "maybe later?" in r...

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Blog

Sonya’s Blog: Returning to the office after a pand...

When I returned to work after having my son in 2016, I found the process really stressful and ...

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Expert Advice

Should You Be Talking To Your Children About Race?

This is a common question that pops up a lot… should I be talking to my children about ...

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Blog

Victoria's blog: Feeling valued

In my previous post, I looked forward to some nice routine surgery for a break from my work an...

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Expert Advice

Helping Children to Find their Happy Space: Spotli...

Happy Space is a mental wellbeing charity, dedicated to helping children ask and answer the q...

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Expert Advice

Stepping Out, Moving On, and Moving Up…From Primar...

This is a particularly resonant topic for me this year. As I write this article, our daughter ...

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Blog

Ruth's blog: Last week of term

I am writing this on Monday evening, this being the last week that my daughter will spend in R...

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Expert Advice

Keeping Children Safe Online

There are certain things that you can do to help keep your child safe and well online. Dr Hayl...

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Blog

Maggie's blog: Masks off, diary full, so why am I ...

As I write this Boris has just announced that from 19th July masks, and all of the other COVID...

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Podcasts

Becoming a Working Parent

Laura Nakano and Abigail Hadley from Accenture talk to us about the transition to working paren...

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Blog

Addy's blog: Leaving on a jet plane (don’t know wh...

I write this blog coming to you live from the sunny hot beaches of Alicante in Spain. After mu...

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Expert Advice

Normality Matters: Helping Children to Adapt Post ...

Managing change is something we have always needed to prepare our children for in the past.&nb...

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