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@the tip of the weekend 

It is a skill to learn, how to impress upon parents that their children are being well taken care of when they are the school. They worry about grades, well-being and social issues. 351 more words

Update 9

May 29, 2015

It has been awhile since the last update.  So here is another one.

Michaela has grown into a very active little girl.  She is always trying to do, seek out, find, go and/or try new things.   620 more words


Television - the modern babysitter?

The NHS advises parents that children should have no longer than an hour a day of television, if at all. We probably watch that in the morning alone! 695 more words


Being a father has been, without a doubt, my greatest source of achievement, pride and inspiration. Fatherhood has taught me about unconditional love, reinforced the importance of giving back and taught me how to be a better person.

Lamenting the need for play centres.

As I sit with my cappuccino watching my 6 year old play, I wonder how my mother coped without such places in the 1970’s.
Yes I am an older mother, my childhood consisted of playing outside on the street, or in my bedroom, often on my own. 262 more words


Teaching Students To Hear The Music In The Built World, Part 1


What makes a great teacher great? That’s the question at the heart of 50 Great Teachers, from the NPR Ed Team. 752 more words