I’ve noticed something happening with kids in recent years. Having had fashions like indifferent parenting, and overly anxious helicopter parenting, kids are now being kept as pets. Read the rest of this entry »
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Could parent child respect be a two way street?
Will future kids know how to handle life's mess?
One of my favorite cleaning guru tips is to “soak it”. Ever since we were kids we learnt that, if you let anything soak, chances are it’ll turn out right. Read the rest of this entry »
What do kids want from your relationship?
Kids certainly test your mettle. It’s their “job”. But that doesn’t mean we should allow them to undermine our relationship. Read the rest of this entry »
No doubt about it: kids are smart.
I love the way kids make up their own words for terms they can’t quite understand. Ruth and I used to write down our own kids’ invented words. But I found plenty more through teaching. Read the rest of this entry »
Kids need our help.
Our kids are under siege. Not in some kind of military conflict (although in some places in the world that’s happening too), but via treacherous ways. Read the rest of this entry »
How do you feel about kids and pets?
Yes, definitely kids and pets! Where would we be without them? To all those who abhor the site of them, you are missing the best bits. Read the rest of this entry »
How clever are kids really?
Let me say something amazing about kids. They are brilliant! Not just bright, quick-witted, or clever, but brilliant. I better explain… Read the rest of this entry »
Kids see everything with innocence.
Kids like rhyming. So if some kid says, “See you later alligator. Don’t forget the toilet paper” they’re not trying to pass on timely wisdom about the benefits of carrying emergency supplies. Read the rest of this entry »
When was the last time you wished someone had read this sign?
There’s something far too engaging about being in a pool that makes it hard for kids to get out. Read the rest of this entry »