Quotes of the week

21st October 2011 at 01:00

"Instead of spending quality time with children, parents. are working longer hours in order to buy expensive toys and gadgets." - Suzanne Zeedyk, Dundee University child development expert, on why British children are the unhappiest in Europe according to UNICEF

"I was surprised by the ones who signed up - not only the boys, but (also) the cool kids." - Stephanie Laing, English trainee primary teacher, on the popularity of knitting classes which can help children's cognitive development.

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