parenting

King Lear and Family Dramas

I have a piece up at The Conversation on how King LearĀ is a great primer in common dysfunctional emotional/behavioural patterns between an ageing parent and adult children. It’s a seasonal special! King Lear and Family Gatherings There are plot summary… Read More ›

Life at 9: discussion thread

Here we are at Life at Nine already. How quickly they grow up! The ABC’s documentary series tracking the growth and development of a sample cross-section of Australian children only appears every two years. The two episodes of this edition are designated ‘Independence’ and ‘Creativity’.