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Everything is perfect

Everything is perfect

Children aren’t looking around wondering why Clara is fluent in French or Luke plays junior badminton or Minnie has stronger collection of googly eyes and fuzzy pipe cleaners in her craft drawer. Continue reading

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The beautiful ones

The beautiful ones

These kids didn’t have anyone telling them they were a failure or that they had to pass tests to be successful. And they’re now top of their profession and internally renowned in a creative field. Continue reading

Let Our Kids Be Kids

Let Our Kids Be Kids

The data is for schools, for the Government. It has no bearing on my son. The other day I broached the subject of the May tests with BUB.1 and he started talking animatedly about the Easter bunny. Relief flooded me. Continue reading

Lazy pig

Lazy pig

I spent the majority of my childhood bouncing a tennis ball against my bedroom wall, and I often wonder if in today’s rush to fill our little one’s lives with endless activities we might be missing something? Or am I just a lazy pig? Continue reading