Keys to nurturing more grounded children

16 November 2020

'If only there was a key. We could just keep going back to Timpson™s, £4.95 a pop until one had been cut for every child. Alright, there™d be a queue but it™d be worth waiting for. ˜George, you go and look around GAME; I™m off to buy you some balance and sense for under a fiver.™ Although, if every child was grounded “ as in the more together and balanced variety, not the home-tied one “ where would that leave us? Swamped in so much groundedness that we™d all be making vomit impersonations at all the sickly-sweet, emotionally rich conversations wafting around school, and having to retire half of our mentors.'

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