Anyone who has had the pleasure of sharing their life with a teenager knows that life can be a rollercoaster of ups and downs. Very rarely does life go smoothly for too long. We all know to expect the unexpected and, on some days, to just hope for the best! On the other hand, it … Continue reading The Teen/Parent Rollercoaster!
(inspired by ‘The Infinite Game’ by Simon Sinek 2019) What is Success in Education? Close your eyes for a moment and picture the faces of your children. Now imagine telling them what real success in life looks like. The kind of success that means you have achieved your visions and goals, purpose and meaning i.e., living a … Continue reading The ‘Infinite Game’ – Success in Educating our Children
Often, your phone brings up ‘memories’ – images, slideshows, and videos, sometimes just a few years back or more. You might glance at your younger self or that of your spouse or your children with fond recollection. Perhaps you were in a different job, or your business was less developed. Your children were much younger; … Continue reading The Pesach Seder; a Balm for Civilisation
I had the privilege of accompanying our Year 6 students on their three-day Canberra field trip. Visiting key places in our Capital Territory led me to reflect on the significant investment Australians have made in the structures, infrastructure, and people associated with the Australian Capital Territory. We live in a privileged society and whilst our politicians need some redirection … Continue reading Our students are tomorrow’s leaders
Absolutely no other relationship in our lives compares to the one we share with our children. As a Dad, I was totally unprepared for the love that I would have for my son, which is unlike any other type of love or relationship I have in my life. As soon as you become a parent, … Continue reading OUR EVER-CHANGING ROLE AS PARENTS