Category Archives: De educatione

Little brother is coming

In a short time I’ll be father again and I’ll experience what does having two children mean. Alice’s little brother is coming pretty soon and I’m not ready at all! A storm of questions rumbles in my mind. Will I … Continue reading

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Great expectations

Have you ever had great expectations from an event, a person, a child and then had a delusion because things had run different? The more we wish the less we grab. At least I got this from my experience. Please, … Continue reading

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Eating (mis)behaviours

Yesterday was a sunny day in Genoa. Spring blasted in all its colours and scents, so what better than a day trip to Nervi park, a gorgeous park with palms and grass, sheer on the turquoise Mediterranean sea, together with … Continue reading

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The punishment

Some months ago I heard from my daughter she was put in time-out, because she had been noisy during the ballet class. It had happened more than once so the teacher decided that for some minutes she had to stay … Continue reading

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Blackmail or compromise

Usually children want here and now what they ask for. And they always prefer to delay to better times what they dislike. This is a key point in education, I think: how to teach effectively to wait for what they … Continue reading

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Diabetes among us

There are events we can’t foresee, nor contain and this hurts even more because we feel powerless and lost. The most shocking event in my life has been to discover Alice’s diabetes type 1. Today I’ve not fully recovered, but … Continue reading

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When to say and when to show

There are emotions we can’t control and this hurts more because we pretend to protect our kids from our sorrow. Less than one year ago my wife had an early miscarriage at the fifth week. We were not ready for … Continue reading

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