What’s deemed ‘normal’ in society has a massive influence on us.
Then the tantrum happened. And I did not react well.
Research shows that affirmations only produce positive effects in people with high self-esteem. For people with low self-esteem, they can feel worse.
What do you want to look back on and be proud of?
When you’re a dad though, who do you have to look to? Our maps are non-existent or broken.
The way our brains are wired means that we’re short term by nature. But our game as parents is the longest there is.
For the first few years of your little ones’ lives you know everything about them. But as they get older, things change
I’m a big fan of mental models. Short cuts, the best wisdom others have already figured out, heuristics to improve. I’m also a parenting geek
Raising creative kids is about not crusing creativity, rather than growing it. It’s a reminder of what’s lost through authoritative parenting.
This is how kids spell love.
The best question I ever asked myself was ‘what kind of dad do I want to be?’
I’ve noticed the way we’re expected to view the world is based around the question “what do I get?” But I don’t need “more”.
The more you do, the less they learn.
Fatherhood can be freaky, you have to keep moving with it.
Family and work, in the moment or in the future?
Give opportunities to engage kids brains.