parenting

The trouble with science

There once was a self-declared expert and leader Who took on the role of information feeder He feed us the news As we sat in our pews Believing he was the bullshit weeder. Not the best limerick, granted…but it expresses my feelings right now.  That my feelings are in limerick form highlight the ridiculousness of …

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The Best Plan is No Plan…or is it?

  You may have heard that “The Best Plan is No Plan”, because: Birth is unpredictable, a birth plan = high expectations…but instead of lowing them…how about having no expectations!  Birth plans set you up for disappointment, you must be open to whatever unfolds…. This is actually a very interesting point, as behavioural specialist Ray …

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What would you do if your child told you had given them the wrong name?

What would you do if your child told you had given them the wrong name? Would you ignore it, or treat it as a game? What it if continued, more than just a phase? And your child was distressed, or determined in their ways? Would you simply change it, or insist it stay the same? …

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