“Let’s wait until tea time” – teaching the art of WAITING !

  I was working in a school  & one of the lovely dedicated teachers called Steve told me about how the French bake cakes with their kids on Saturday mornings & don’t eat them until tea time in the afternoon. It got me pondering. Technology, TV & what I like to  call “placating parenting” has […]

Why are French children so good?

I have been interviewed recently on BBC Radio Coventry and in The Daily Mirror newspaper about why French children seem more relaxed and well behaved. “When an elegant French mother confided her embarrassment about the time it had taken to get her son to sleep through the night, Pamela Druckerman was all ears. With a six-month-old […]