The Importance of Being an Unhappy Teenager

Being unhappy is never wholly to be recommended, but if there is any period of life in which the mood may be justified and in certain ways important, then it is…

Parenting and Working

Historically, it is very odd for business people – or indeed anyone with an executive role – to spend much of their day attending to the needs of their own children.…

The Non-Rewritable Disc: the Fateful Impact of Childhood

One of the wonders of the human mind is its ability constantly to improve its bank of knowledge: to update and correct its errors; in other words, to over-write the disc.…

Why – When It Comes to Children – Love May Not Be Enough

Anyone of childbearing age will be surrounded by examples of catastrophic parenting in their own and previous generations. We hear no end of gruesome stories about breakdowns and resentments, shame and…