In Boston I see a presentation about the success of the Pampers/UNICEF alliance - Pampers donates money for vaccines for newborns around the world when you buy a pack. The insight behind the campaign is that there is an unspoken connection between mothers. This clarified a thought that had been rumbling: I’ve become a member of a secret society. Women offer advice, empathy and support when you are expecting a child as they never would normally. A gulf is bridged by your pregnancy and their experience. Time and again in airports, offices and public places I am surprised when women confide their intimacies: pregnancy stories, parenting disasters and the occasional (sadly very occasional) orgasmic birth... [CLICK HERE TO READ MORE AND COMMENT]
In today's bulletin:
Government £4.3bn in the red last month as tax take plummets
Asda and Halfords deliver good news on jobs
E&J Gallo in the merde over pseudo-pinot
More power to elite managers in workforce of the future?
The Parent Project: Motherhood - a private club