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There’s no such thing as a bad idea. Only poorly executed awesome ones.”

Damon Salvatore

HOW TO MAKE YOUR CHILD'S BRAIN BIGGER

Tatler Jan 2017

‘Cucumber cures scurvy,’ says Jackson, four, chewing thoughtfully. ‘Oxbridge material, that one,’ says Rufus Gordon-Dean, 33, a handsome former Household Cavalry officer and one half of Tarka London, a new company that pledges to turn your dribbling toddler into the sort of child prodigy who gets a starred first in classics aged 11. How? They offer exercise classes—personal training for children, if you like—for children from two-and-a-half to six, specifically designed to ‘maximise development while growing their concentration, coordination and communication skills’…

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FROM BATTLING THE TALIBAN TO BRAIN-TRAINING A TWO-YEAR-OLD

The Sunday Telegraph

In a world where children are now picking up GCSEs at primary school, parents are deploying ever more outlandish tactics to help their children get ahead of the curve.


From computer lessons for two year-olds, through to advanced mathematics for toddlers, so-called “tiger mothers” will try almost any preschool class which promises to transform progeny into protégé.

 

WHATEVER HAPPENED TO GOOD OLD-FASHIONED BOREDOM?

The Spectator

I’m bored.’ ‘Read a book.’ This sequence more or less summarises my childhood (along with ‘I’m hungry.’ ‘Eat some fruit.’).

At the time, such instruction was loathsome and it never ceased to amaze me that the grown-upsdidn’t seem to grasp the fact that I had obviously considered, and rejected, the idea of picking up a book.