Break with tradition: Millennials are parenting differently and facing new challenges

“The challenge is raising them and fighting tradition – we are not our mothers,” says Insta-mum Clemmie Hooper, aka Mother of Daughters, of being a millennial parent (a mum born between 1980 and 1995). Every generation likes to think it’s rebelling, but technology and the advent of equality, means today’s new parents – us millennials – actually are. Whether it’s in terms of discipline, equipment, or the role of dad, we are turning tradition on its head.


Interview with ‘Undercover Boss’ participant Kim Hamilton, Blue Cross CEO

This is an interview I did for Third Sector magazine that appeared in the issue out 20/9/11:


 The Blue Cross became the first charity to be featured in Channel 4’s Undercover Boss when Kim Hamilton, its chief executive, posed as a volunteer to appear in an episode in July.

 Production company Studio Lambert asked the animal welfare charity if it wanted to take part in the series, in which bosses assume a false identity to get a taste of life on the front line.

 This raised the prospect of valuable exposure to millions of viewers but also posed a risk to the charity’s reputation if the reality TV show format portrayed it in a bad light. Read More