The art of fairness

Follow your gut
Travelling along I placed my feet up on the dash board (yes I was the passenger) when my 6 year old son piped up I think you should take your feet down from there Mum".  I inquired for his reasoning, thinking he would say something like it's not safe if we crash (as it really is a dangerous thing to do), instead he simply said It's not fair if you get to and we don't get to put our feet on the seats in front of us".  It got me thinking, is it right to teach children about fairness when they live in a world that is not always fair?  Will teaching them to be fair lead them ultimately to be confused and disappointed when they face the unfairness of…
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Creative Outlets

Creative Outlets

Follow your gut, Uncategorized
I am fascinated with the creative side of humans. Some people are able to create the most amazing masterpieces, whether it is art or engineering the ability for an individual to be able to come up with a great idea and then turn it into reality is really something to be amazed by. The other morning my 6 year old asked me to draw my best monster. Immediate challenges that could come to mind: 1. I had 5 minutes before needing to leave for work 2. I hadn’t drawn a monster before 3. I had to come up with an image in my mind of what my monster would look like then put pencil to paper to see if I could bring that image to life! Challenge number 1 could…
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