Tagged: ACE


Smacking and the Law

This post: circa 1,400 words, estimated reading time: 7 minutes Criminalising a smack on the leg The Telegraph and others are currently covering Scotland’s proposed law to make smacking your child a criminal offence. e.g. I smacked my four-year-old – does that make me a criminal? People that make these...


Childhood programming

This post: circa 4,500 words, estimated reading time: 22 minutes Childhood lessons: bad code A recent inspirational quote on Tiny Buddha, on Facebook, began: “You are not responsible for the programming you received in childhood”. Adding: “But as an adult, you are 100% responsible for fixing it.” My reply, shared...