Kimochis for Social Emotional Development

What do parents want most for their children? According to a survey, happiness came out top for most countries. Even if it wasn’t the top, it was a close second. The problem with that, as Jennifer Senior so rightly expressed, is that happiness is a very high bar and much of the advice on raising happy kids warns us thatContinue reading “Kimochis for Social Emotional Development”

Sending a Child to Playschool – a Mother's Perspective

I know I wrote about it only a couple of days ago, but it’s been difficult to remember why I wanted to send Gavin to playschool in the first place.  With his negativity towards school growing by the day, it is getting harder and harder for me to accept my justifications for sending him toContinue reading “Sending a Child to Playschool – a Mother's Perspective”