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The IKEA Effect
First of all, there’s a uniquely Swedish word with no direct translation into English; lagom. It means ‘not too much’, ‘not too little’, ‘adequate’ or ‘sufficient’. I like to think of it as Goldilocks’ porridge and bed situation or, just about right. You can have a lagom amount of food on your plate, live in a […]
You can’t get the time back
As my little girl was patter-caking, I was eavesdropping on a conversation about maternity leave. Most of the women agreed that the longer they could stay off work the better. They cited ‘attachment theory’; specifically attunement and sensitivity to the child (they are a bright bunch) as well as enjoying seeing their little superstar grow. […]