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Student Parents

Posted by Prymface on Saturday, April 2, 2011,

Last week I went to talk to a group of young mums in college about going to University as a young parent. I had my speech memorised, and was quite looking forward to passing on my well earned (?) wisdom. Except it didn't quite go as planned. The woman who spoke before me, who came to talk about the support that universities offer, seemed to succeed in scaring the life out of these poor girls. The student grant/loan thing was confusing and no one knew the rules on who would classify as an 'ind...
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Teenage mum stereotypes

Posted by Prymface on Saturday, February 27, 2010,
There have been a lot of stereotypes banded around in the media this week. None of them I recognise, ALL of them offensive. Whatever you say to people they have this image in their head of what a 'teen mum' is and they will not change it. So, I thought I'd have a go at creating my own young mum stereotypes*.

The old-before-her-time young mum.
You know the girl who has looked like a mum since she was 11? She organises everyone and everything, sorts everyone else out and always puts her hand up f...
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