Richard Rende: A generation without chores

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I recently moderated a talk for a colleague of mine, who was addressing a large group of parents. She asked me to hand out a time wheel, which listed a variety of activities that could comprise a typical day in the life of a kid today. She instructed parents to spend a few minutes thinking about how much time their kids spend on each category, and then shout out some estimates as we made our way around the time wheel. It was clear that kids devote many hours every day to homework and extracurricular activities and social media. But when my colleague highlighted “chores,” there was a sea of smiles and good-natured chuckles in the audience, and the predominant response from the…

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Richard Rende: A generation without chores

admin

I recently moderated a talk for a colleague of mine, who was addressing a large group of parents. She asked me to hand out a time wheel, which listed a variety of activities that could comprise a typical day in the life of a kid today. She instructed parents to spend a few minutes thinking about how much time their kids spend on each category, and then shout out some estimates as we made our way around the time wheel. It was clear that kids devote many hours every day to homework and extracurricular activities and social media. But when my colleague highlighted “chores,” there was a sea of smiles and good-natured chuckles in the audience, and the predominant response from the…

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Crisis in Caribbean sports governance - Stabroek News


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Stabroek News
“It is our plan to develop a high performance centre for soccer to enable this discipline to reach its full potential within the Caribbean context.” He added: “What we have done so successfully in the area of cricket, we do hope we can do in soccer ...

and more »