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Allow children to take risks

It is easy to blame the psychology major in me but I recognize that my desire to understand and study human thinking and behaviors goes back a long way. 385 more words

Best Practice

Key at his best - Campbell Live interview

The Prime Minister’s interview on Campbell Live last Monday showed him at his best. It was a relaxed and thoughtful John Key finally being given the space to speak with some depth, rather than the usual campaign slogans and sound-bites. 221 more words

Ewen McQueen

For people who think it's okay, it's most indefinably not okay

There are so many perverted people out there these days, we’ve all seen them on television while grabbing a cold refreshing drink and that nice tasty bag of nacho flavored potato chips. 483 more words


Aussies will fight terrorism - will we?

Australian Prime Minister Tony Abbot announced today that special forces troops and fighter jets would be deployed to fight ISIS in Iraq. The decision was made after a request for help from the US and was fully supported by the Opposition Leader Bill Shorten. 146 more words

Ewen McQueen

Early Childhood Education Failing ?

The NZ Herald reported last week that primary school principals are increasingly concerned at the number of children arriving at school struggling to speak in sentences. 256 more words

Ewen McQueen

Growing Up Is Hard

The girls are growing up, and that’s not always easy for me Ryan and me. Or for them.

Recently S and H each lost a tooth. 1,086 more words

Keeping my children safe

It was time to initiate the chat with my older daughter this week. She’s 10. She was sat at the breakfast bar drawing. My husband and I were sat near her in the family lounge. 623 more words