Ironically, it’s when we stop throwing our authority around and focus instead on building our relationship with our children that they begin to feel safe. We become trustworthy and our influence grows.
Humans escaping the real world in favour of a digital alternative: sound familiar? It’s the premise of Spielberg’s latest movie, ‘Ready Player One’, and it’s a scenario that doesn’t seem that far from reality.
The words that stopped me cold weren’t shouted or even spoken angrily. They were gentle, coming through the speakers of my laptop. One sentence, spoken sweetly, that gave me chills.