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Parenting

I know you can hear me but are you listening?

How do you get across to an extremely intelligent preteen that you need to apply yourself so you can succeed in life?How do you answer them when they say that they are afraid to disappoint so they don’t even try?How does a parent explain the importance of being good as a person and as a [...]

What kind of person are you?

There are three groups of people The first group are brilliant – in everything – everything comes easy to them, nothing is too hard. They don’t even have to try, however, there is a flaw. They cannot handle failure. It is hard for them to contemplate that they can fail – at anything. The second [...]

My present please!

I think it must be in the genes – I don’t know of any other family that come up with some real classic explanations/reasoning/logic. Both my son and nephew have come up with some amazing logic – you wonder where they get it from. (*cough cough – it must be from my side of the [...]