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Jealousy and Envy

Anyone who knows me well will be aware of a little obsession I have with maintaining (or reestablishing) the distinction between Jealousy and Envy. If fact, you don’t have to know me well to be aware of it, because I’ll … Continue reading

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Tears and Thunder

It is a touch unsettling to see little obsessions emerging in your child, especially if fear and sadness seem to be dominant elements in those obsessions. I guess anything that smacks of anxiety and neurosis in a young child is … Continue reading

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Toddler Monarchy

Christmas is the time when we reflect on the kingship of a newborn, and over the last couple of weeks I have been reflecting a lot on the connections between infancy and monarchy, but for not particularly Christmassy reasons. I’ve … Continue reading

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That’s my girl!

Yesterday, I met Susie and Tilly at the local park. They were there with a bunch of mothers and kids from our mothers’ group. While the other kids played on the play equipment, Tilly did her usual thing of investigating … Continue reading

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