Sky News: Should all parents have access to parenting classes?
David Cameron wants parents to see parenting classes as normal, even aspirational. But are UK parents ready to accept parenting support?
The author: Elizabeth O’Shea
Elizabeth O’Shea is a parenting specialist child behaviour expert and one of the leading parenting experts in the UK.
Should everyone be offered parenting classes?
David Cameron released a statement saying that all parents should be offered parenting classes, regardless of their socioeconomic background. Being a parenting expert, I see the huge impact that parenting classes can have on family life. As Michael Levine put it: ‘Having children makes you no more a parent than having a piano makes you […]
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