Mother Courage: Time is on our side

In which I am all for quantity over quality.

22nd June, 2013
'The working parent assuage that we're giving them 'quality over quantity' is blown out the water when I see my own kids. They don't need me to be providing wondrous entertainment, they just like me to be there.'

Dear Joanne Harris, I enjoyed reading your food trilogy (nothing quite measured up to Chocolat, but I'm guessing you know that) so I warmed to the sight of your name, when I saw it teamed recently with the words "letter to my daughter" in the Huffington Post.

It was a nice letter about how your daughter, now 19, is preparing to fly the nest to a university down the road; it even made me cry...

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