“I tucked my kids up in bed and said, “night night, see you in the morning,” and then we laughed and laughed and we saw each other sixteen more times before sunrise” ~ unknown!
During a recent trip to the Mall, GC witnessed a young child fall over. The child appeared to be knocked out for a few seconds, but his parents showed little or no concern. His mother, after hauling the child to his feet, continued chatting on her mobile (cell phone).
Was this tough love or simply indifference? We asked our readers to form an opinion.
When it comes to parenting, we all have our own way of doing things, what one parent believes is tough love, another will regard as being too soft.
We think much of it depends on our culture and where we are from, and importantly, the hand we are dealt, in other words, the kids we are given!
I enlisted a little help from the late cartoonist ‘Giles’ to showcase the British way of parenting. Read More…