Connecting with Kids in School

February 13, 2019

This article hit home for me in many ways. First and foremost as a parent of 3 boys who have very different learning styles. Second because I’m a big believer that we have to ‘understand’ the basic needs of the kids in our classrooms to then be able to flex our teaching style to address […]

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Let the Children be Bored!

February 12, 2019

‘I’m bored’ is a phrase I haven’t heard from our children in a long time. Mostly because they know my response to such a statement is to shriek with delight, clap my hands and tell them I’m happy to hear it – because I have a lot of chores that need to be done around […]

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The ‘WaitUntil8th’ Pledge

February 5, 2019

The topic of ‘what’s the right age to give our children a smartphone’ is a regular headliner amongst our group of friends. And its a regular occurrence that one of our children comes home and says ‘but and so now has a phone. Why can’t I?”. <Sigh> <Can I have a glass of wine […]

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