Do your child a favour and put your spouse/partner first

Do your child a favour and put your spouse/partner first
In the popular literature and on social media more recently I have regularly come across the debate whether it is a good or bad idea to prioritise your spouse/partner before the children in relation to healthy child development. There seems to be a divide between the generations, with older generations arguing that the spouse comes...

Contradictions

I have been working on a short story about a father and son who have become estranged. Time has passed, several years have gone by and the father is at the end of his life. The son has ironically spent his entire life and fortune working for the less fortunate in society. It’s about grappling...

Exerting Control – The Nature of Disciplinary Action at Primary School and the link to Emotional Development

Exerting Control – The Nature of Disciplinary Action at Primary School and the link to Emotional Development
This article briefly explores the ways in which primary schools sometimes use punishment to induce ‘good behaviour’ in children. It is a very emotive topic, naturally, and rather divisive in that there appear to exist two quite different camps of opinion on the topic. I will consider the scientific knowledge from psychological theory and child...

20 minute writing, 200 words challenge

20 minute writing, 200 words challenge
Oh listen clearly to the rumbles of lust, Through my chest, to my spine, and into my bones. Against you I want nothing else but myself to be thrust… But instead into nightmare got crushed by cold stellar stones.   Hopeless, and helpless indeed, doubt took a hold of my innocent dream. for as calm...

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Hello, and welcome to my blog. I am a writer and an aspiring academic living in London. I am a writer because I write, always have, and an aspiring academic because I am completing my postgraduate studies in Psychology. I write both fiction and non-fiction, anything from comments, articles, scientific reports to short stories, a...

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