I don’t have to like everybody. However, I tend not to dislike anybody and this is my most demanding lesson still to be learnt. We are all driven by different stereotypes, false prejudice, negative memories and fears. I am aware that when being judgmental I may be totally wrong. That is why I need to
‘He doesn’t listen to me! She is so absent-minded! I can’t find a way to get his/her attention.’ Parents often feel helpless when confronted with a child who is easily distracted and self-absorbed, whilst the only comfort is that such an attitude is normal amongst kids during particular stages of their childhood. Listening is not about
I haven’t got a TV. Not because I’m a hipster mum or due to some kind of new fashion. Some time ago I was working as a TV and radio journalist. When I left – the tide had turned. Getting rid of the screen was the best way to cut my addiction from the news.