As individuals we are constantly faced with making choices. As parents, we are faced with making choices that not only affect us, but our children also.
We choose a school hoping that it is suitable for our children and that it brings out the best in them, we choose what they are allowed to watch on TV, which computer games they play — and for how long. We help them choose their friends.
We also often choose — or have a substantial say in — which medicines they take when they are ill. We make these decisions with the wellbeing of the child uppermost in our hearts and minds. We make those decisions based on our beliefs.
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There is an interesting poll on Bernews as well: http://bernews.com/2014/06/international-media-report-on-beans-ganja-tea/