education, human rights, is it just me, life skills, opinion, Uncategorized

Is it just me confused by gender?

No wonder school children are stressed and confused. We tell them they have to work really hard on their exams or be left behind on the good job thing, get taught the facts of life on how babies are made and how to prevent babies being made. Lately we are confusing them saying that although… Continue reading Is it just me confused by gender?

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Is it just me who thinks schools have too much control?

With the Easter school holidays having arrived, we are now back to the usual stories of parents taking their kids out of school, before term time is over. Can I ask you a simple question? With the exception of the schools and the councils, does anyone really think this is a bad thing? This week… Continue reading Is it just me who thinks schools have too much control?

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Is it just me who thinks life is more than a heartbeat?

I'm lucky in my family that we have always had dogs. Currently we have Barnaby, a 12 year old Golden Retriever. Some of you have seen photos of him; sometimes he humours me, other times he turns away when he sees my phone angled in his direction. 'Not another photo,' I know he is thinking. But… Continue reading Is it just me who thinks life is more than a heartbeat?