Monday 25 September 2017

Battle of the mums: the great divide over rearing our children

Gerard O'Regan

'THERE'S been so much rubbish spoken about creches and kids over the past few days – I'm really sick of it.

''The simple truth of the matter is that nobody can properly look after a baby or a toddler other than its own mother or father – or else a committed family member. And I mean committed. Is there anything worse than a disgruntled, resentful, sour-faced granny, who really hates child minding?''

Mother of three, and stay at home mum, Belinda, was in full flow as she shared a coffee with her friend Margaret in the local cafe.

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