Category Archives: Future

How to Help Your Child Prosper

TARGETS, PROGRESS GRADES AND THE STATISTIC ‘STIFLERS‘! Today my son’s progress grades and targets came home and with it a two page letter explaining what all the digits mean.  Now as a family we don’t really buy into all this … Continue reading

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Hold Fast To That Which Is Good – A Motto For Parents Of Teenagers

Today, my boy came back.  He’s been away for a few months and it was good to have the old him back home.  Well if I’m honest, the physical “he” never left but as a 14 year old, he’s been … Continue reading

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Shared Child Care

My daughter is coming up 20. When I was her age, or maybe a little older, I was working at the BBC in London in the production departments with the Sports and Events teams.  Broadcasting was my love and a … Continue reading

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Reality TV – How Real Is It For Our Children?

X Factor, Celebrity Get Me Out of Here, American Idol, Strictly, Jeremy Kyle, SuperNanny, Kardashians, Born in Chelsea …. the list goes on. Reality TV has become the stalwart of modern broadcasting offering glimpses into the “everyday lives” of the … Continue reading

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Hopes and Dreams: Why Do Children Need Them

Encouraging children to hope and dream is an essential part of helping them to forge a pathway to their future.  Having big dreams is all part of taking risks in life and as Confucius once said “If you shoot for … Continue reading

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