Building better adults. The science is in.

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Okay, it’s official. Science has done it. They have the tools and they can build one. The future of tomorrow is here today. They have finally deciphered the arcane impulses that govern our children and unveiled the alchemical process that will unerringly result in the rearing of a perfect child. If that whiffs of nonsense, … Continued

The rise of the tooth fairy

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A number of the blogs I’ve written have touched on the idea that the parent-child dynamic has been changing over time. Terms likes ‘helicopter’ and ‘snow plough’ parents’ have emerged to describe behaviour which is ostensibly driven by the urge to see our children do well but can unwittingly have an adverse effect on them. … Continued