IT IS long past time to inject some common sense into the ludicrous fear and loathing around photography at children’s sport. Parents be clear – you can, and should, take photos of your kids playing team sport. Not only is there no law or enforceable club regulation against it but, if child protection is the goal, then a ban is an utter waste of time.
Today I got into the weirdest Twitter conversation. And I mean seriously weird. And it ended up with me being blocked by Helen Razor. Which is ironic because I had stopped following her a couple of months ago because I found her to be … not my cup of tea. I’ve never been blocked before. It was highly amusing. So I thought I’d publish the transcript.
Girls as young as six aspire to be sexy. A recent US study may have unlocked WHY they want to be sexy. And better yet, they may have some ideas that work to protect our daughters from precocious sexualisation.
I think every generation feels the one following is moving too quickly so that’s nothing new.