madeleine McCann

Have We Become a Generation of Paranoid Mummies?

by 21stcenturymummy on March 19, 2010

From the minute my daughter was born, I developed a fierce sense of protection for her, as I’m sure most new mothers do. However, I have become a paranoid mummy (as it seems many of us are). There is story after story in the media about child abuse, paedophiles, kidnapping, the list goes on. And it can happen anywhere, even on holiday or at nursery. These horror stories are heart-breaking and can make you feel like you shouldn’t take your eyes off your children for a minute, in case it might happen to them. It’s hard because you have to put your trust in other people too, whether it’s a nanny, a nursery, or a kids club on holiday.  It’s sad that this is the world we live in.

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Minute for Madeleine – new video to circulate

by 21stcenturymummy on November 3, 2009

Minute for Madeleine – View our message – CEOP.

I watched the McCann’s on This Morning earlier today. They still understandibly haven’t given up hope that Madeleine McCann is still alive. The CEOP (Child Exploitation and Online Protection Centre) have asked everyone to spread out a new viral message aimed at anyone close (i.e. friend, family member, work colleague or neighbour) to the person involved in Madeleine’s disappearance.

For full details see the CEOP press release.

I hope with all my heart they find her.

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It's scary bringing up kids!

October 7, 2009

I watched the Cutting Edge documentary on Jaycee Lee Dugard yesterday. She was kidnapped, aged 11, and by some miracle has been found 18 years later. The sad story is what’s happened in those missing years, detailed here. As a mother, when I read things like this or the recent horrific nursery worker Vanessa George child […]

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