The whole point of advertising is to encourage us to buy things we don`t need

The whole point of advertising is to encourage us to buy things we dont need. Advertisers are in the business of making money for themselves and their clients. If they manage to sell us something thats good for us too, that`s fine. But their primary goal is profit. It begins when were children. Saturday morning…

I like the idea of students having several short vacations throughout the year

I like the idea of students having several short vacations throughout the year. I`m a working parent with two school-age children. Every summer I have to come up with a plan for keeping my children safe and entertained for three months, while my husband and I are at work. Summer camps are expensive, and finding…

In the past in America, children were valuable workers

In the past in America, children were valuable workers. For example, they helped on the farm or in the family business in order to bring in money. Just a couple of generations later, attitudes have changed. Now children are hardly expected to work at all. Modern children often dont even do household chores. This is…