Tag Archives: mature

Parents: Did YOU make the Commitment or did THEY?

When Mr Hare was four and some months old, I shocked the other members of our coffee group by removing him from a music class – half way through a term. The general thought was: how would he ever learn … Continue reading

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Mature Children – A Real Life Story from 2012

During our recent summer holidays we spent some time in the tiny seaside village of Mahia on New Zealand’s east coast. There were eight children, ranging in age from 13 to our darling two year-old. One of the privileges of a holidaying in a small … Continue reading

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The Childish Parent

Variations in parenting style fascinate me. Not only because many people are so intense about the rightness of their method, but also because the results of each parenting style gives us predictable outcomes – and so few people seem to realise … Continue reading

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