• We could all be better parents, if only there was a rehearsal | Eva Wiseman

    2 monthes ago - By The Guardian

    Imagine what a good job you could do if you were allowed a practice run? That's exactly the premise behind a new TV show When I was growing up, teenagers were given a bag of flour to raise as their baby. It looks odd written down. But these were the days of Tamagotchis and dolls that pissed fake urine advertised on Sunday morning telly, and sex education was largely banana-focused. The flour project was an attempt to teach kids the amount of care it takes to look after a baby, thereby potentially reducing rates of teen pregnancies. Today, American schools provide uncanny dolls instead...
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