Posts Tagged ‘ children ’

Do We Believe In Child Labour

December 4, 2012
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enterprising-child

Of course I can’t condone using children as labour in any way and abhor the idea that any child misses out growing up in the security of a loving environment where they can learn through play and creativity. But what about getting them to help out at home? Is it immoral to make our...

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Opinions on smacking are…….

February 29, 2012
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……..as it turns out, quite like bottoms: everybody has one. However, I’m in the unusual position of having a different one now to the one I had as a younger man (I may have broken this metaphor). I was smacked as a child. Not often, not inappropriately, and I genuinely don’t think it affected...

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Plastic Passion

February 27, 2012
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Plastic Passion

The story of a blue turtle Twenty years ago in the Pacific Ocean 28,000 bath toys fell off a cargo ship.  There was a red beaver, a blue turtle, a green frog and a yellow duck.  On the packaging in colourful letters were the words ‘The first years. Floatees. They float in tub or...

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The weekend’s all wrapped up

February 8, 2012
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Arthur putting his JoJo gear to good use!

I’ve begun to realise that life with a baby is one bumpy ride of good patches and bad – often nothing to do with the baby but life in general – and that I am now most definitely in a good patch. Casting aside the challenges of teething, illness and lack of sleep which...

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Hello from Trewin

February 3, 2012
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Hello from Trewin

The birth of my new son has heightened the sensitivity of every nerve.  Each piece of food he eats seems like a potential choking hazard.  The risks of my daily cycle into work feel greater.  The world seems a more dangerous place as basic instincts kick in to create a safe and secure environment...

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Children Say The Funniest Things

January 24, 2012
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Hehe!

The festive season is well and truly over. It always amazes me how quickly it goes by, January arrives and before we know it we are all firmly back into our usual routines. Secretly I am always quite pleased about this, I am not a huge fan of Christmas as everyone who knows me...

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