Research is starting to show that a child should be engaged at least 20 hours a week. I do not think it matters which program you choose as long as it keeps the child actively engaged with the therapist, teacher, or parent for at least 20 hours a week.
I’m a poster child for Luddites. It was a challenge for me to open myself up the tech world.
Examples one finds in the philosophical literature are somebody who’s seen the trial of a child of theirs, where they’re being proved guilty of some crime that would drive the parent into a depression, maybe a suicidal depression.
A child who does not think about what happens around him and is content with living without wondering whether he lives honestly is like a man who lives from a scoundrel’s work and is on the road to being a scoundrel.
A child, from the time he can think, should think about all he sees, should suffer for all who cannot live with honesty, should work so that all men can be honest, and should be honest himself.
When I found I had given birth to a human wreckage, to a child that was an imbecile, my heart was broken.
I have been very strongly advocating that poverty must not be used as an excuse to continue child labour. It perpetuates poverty. If children are deprived of education, they remain poor.
To endure is the first thing that a child ought to learn, and that which he will have the most need to know.
Having a child takes you back to all those parts of your own childhood that you had hidden away.
We still have a soft approach on the perpetrators of crimes like worst forms of child labour.