🙇🏻‍♂️ Smithfield; 👋🏾 QRW

Island Waldorf School Hong Kong

Today is the last day of school. It’s also the last day Island Waldorf School of Hong Kong will call this little location home.  Everything started with the Highgate House School Hong Kong, a Waldorf kindergarten. It was so different that two parents could not resist diving very deep into it. They read books, took teacher … Read more🙇🏻‍♂️ Smithfield; 👋🏾 QRW

Real Coaching That Actually Works

Yes, that was my wife and our daughter. This was the moment our daughter broke through and started riding the bicycle. I threw all the motivational talks, behavioural interventions, and Jedi-mindtricks I knew at our daughter. I tried to create small wins℠, dismantled dysfunctional coping mechanisms®, focused on systems™️ ….. Purpose, mastery, autonomy! I preached. … Read moreReal Coaching That Actually Works

Soul-Piercing Lessons of Life

From time spent listening to my daughter plays the violin Whoever invented the violin was a jerk. The thing was designed to be shoved into your chin and to tattoo a hickey (google “violin hickey”) onto your neck. It makes soul piercing screeches that redefine the essence of dissonance. It is impossible not to detest it. … Read moreSoul-Piercing Lessons of Life

Experts convinced me we will end the world. What can I do?

Recently I came across discussions on various extinction and doomsday scenarios. Yuval Harari eloquently warned us against global warming, nuclear wars and “When Biologists meet Technologists”. He reassured us that general AI would not be a threat, because all AI needed to do, in order to manipulate us, was to merely knew us better than … Read moreExperts convinced me we will end the world. What can I do?

“The Education System is Broken”: A parent’s cop out.

Which one am I? A parent who wants to figure out how to educate his kids, or one who wants to outsource education of his kids? What exactly am I asking for? My kids will be happy if I send them to a school, or my kids will be happy if I work together with … Read more“The Education System is Broken”: A parent’s cop out.

Sh💩t my daughter made me eat.

Yay! My daughter likes to cook 🥚. What I didn’t realize, was I needed to eat them all. She got to experiment however (the fxxk) she wanted with eggs, because we have been on the “positive reinforcement/you can try anything/everything tastes great” parenting bandwagon. And boy, I have literally tasted the price of unconditional love. … Read moreSh💩t my daughter made me eat.

9 Random Things in 2017.

Something about us, from homemade soda to being a fake-rebel. Source: touchofmodern.com FIZZY WATER The best thing we have bought, has to be the DrinkMate (by a company from Ann Arbor). Nothing beats making your own soda water at home. I had to buy the machine from Taiwan, then the co2 canister from MongKok. It … Read more9 Random Things in 2017.