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Helen Hayward
Helen Hayward has worked as an editor and university teacher. She is currently senior writer at the magazine Forty Degrees South and lives in Hobart, Tasmania.

Written by Helen Hayward

Essay/
Childhood and adolescence
My children, my life

Is our culture quietly hostile to something deeply important – loving our children in a genuine and attentive way?

Helen Hayward