It’s time to stop defining ourselves by our careers

The feeling of having failed ourselves career-wise is a familiar one, especially among women.

So why do we measure ourselves by the success of our careers as if certain barriers don’t exist?

Refinery29, 2017

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Disabled Access Day: Wheelchair users share their worst accessibility stories

For able-bodied people, being able to get from A to B is an absolute given.

And while we should celebrate the businesses and venues that use their time and resources towards making themselves more accessible, there’s a lot of work to be done before people with a variety of conditions can lead their lives without an endless number of hurdles in the way.

Metro, 2017

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The school of life: Why mixed-gender schools are better for our kids

It’s something every parent considers: Which would better for your child, a mixed or single-sex school?

With comprehensive, grammar and private schools all offering both options, it’s yet another thing to have to consider in the already stressful task of finding a school. And it doesn’t help that whoever you speak to seems to have an opinion on the matter.

But while there are valid arguments on both sides, especially when it comes to exam results, there’s one thing that single-sex schools can’t offer to children – and that’s preparation for the real world.

Yahoo! Style UK, 2016

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19 Yellow Kids Meals We Wish We Could Still Eat Every Day

One day, as you sit around the dinner table eating fresh vegetables and meat, one of your 2.3 children will ask: “Mother, what was dinner like when you were a girl?”

And as you put your forkful of chia-sprinkled yam back upon your plate, you’ll begin to tell them of better times. Of times when e-numbers were plentiful, when garlic butter ran freely from miniature balls of processed chicken. When potatoes were shaped to look like things, and turkey meat was also shaped to look like things.

Comedy Central, 2016

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