The Golden Lantern

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Kids with no free time are at a disadvantage -by Suzanne Moore

As parents and teachers pile pressure on schoolchildren, many of whom are exhibiting stress related disorders, we should ask ourselves about the real value of homework. Skills increasingly in demand in the workplace are visual, social and creative: the very attributes that develop precisely from having nothing to do. Adam Phillips in his book “On […]

Meaningful Play Time-article taken from Weleda news 1997

It is of vital importance for the development of children’s personality that they be able to play. They take their games quite seriously , and the adults around them should take them seriously as well. Children who are unable to paly is in a certain respect ill. As a result of uncontrolled stimuli which make […]