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Parents neglecting child health, warns top GP


Mike has already put my point of view but I would like to underscore what he says. In the 50's and 60's the nation was considerably pooreer than it is now despite talk od 'hard times' and suchlike - a working family had very little, housework was hard and cooking a nighmare by todays standards - yet we did better for our kids. Socioeconomic? Another excuse and a lame one at that. What exactly are you doinf sittiing in a CAR, SMOKING? A car was (and is for many) an unaffordable luxury. Socks were darned (repaired for those who have never had a wooden mushroom to repair socks with). Fires had to be laid and set on fire with a match after you had heaved in a coal scuttle - Yes Steve! All true, yet kids were looked after. What we have now is a bunch of useless numbnuts who live in in a fairy world of ureasonable expectations. End of story.

Posted date

9 August, 2010

Posted time

11:44 pm