Posted by mstonesadmin on Mar 15, 2013 in For children
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Despite my best intentions I left getting a present for my 3-year-old nephew to the very last-minute.
The reasons why this happens are endless but happen it does, here’s what I did about it.
I found myself, the evening before last posting day, shopping in a well-known supermarket, were I remembered:
Determined not to cave in and head for the toy aisle, I carried on with my shopping holding the intention that there would be something I...
Posted by mstonesadmin on Feb 23, 2012 in For children
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“We need a pencil-case for all the drawing stuff”.
“Yes we do, I’ll get one next time I go shopping”
This is the very thinking needed to keep the wheels of the global consuming machine turning.
I don’t want to be thinking like this, driven by a society and culture I don’t even agree with, but I am a product of my generation, brainwashed into thinking my wants are needs and that a little purchase here and...