Effective dating definitely needs to take place in person, the same way your grandfather did it, but I see no good reason why happens—and for the most important mission in most of our lives, it makes no sense to crush your ability to meet great people to try a first date with because it’s not as good a story to have met them online.I have a friend that goes on two or three first dates every week with people he already knows are potentially good personality and physical matches for him—how you find the right person, and good luck keeping up with him meeting people the old-fashioned way.So in 2030, I think we’ll be somewhere very different, and I think today’s nine-year-olds will have really incredible ways of finding love when they’re 25.The benefits of making books an integral part of your children’s lives are too long to list here.The story focuses on two best friends, Woofer, who is a loveable stray dog working in the palace kitchen, and Tiger Lily, the spoiled pooch of King Charles II.Woofer finds himself in trouble and has to escape the palace, so Tiger Lily follows, but then a new danger emerges – the great fire. Tom Gates: Dog Zombies Rule (For Now) by Liz Pichon: £10.99, Scholastic In this latest book of the wildly popular series, Tom Gates has big plans for his band Dog Zombies - to be the best band in the whole wild world. As comical, engaging and bold as Pichon’s previous books, we expect children to be queuing at the bookshops for this one. Matilda by Roald Dahl: £6.99, Penguin Books Ltd This was the last full-length book that Dahl wrote and this anniversary edition gives young readers another chance to feast their eyes (not to mention their imaginations) on the unforgettable tale of Matilda, who combines intelligence, drama and coolness under pressure in a breath-taking story that is quite impossible to put down. How to Train your Dragon: How to Fight a Dragon’s Fury by Cressida Cowell: £6.99, Hachette Children's Group This is the last book in the How to Train Your Dragon series, which has sold over seven million copies in 38 languages.
Over 40 million Americans have given online dating a try, and over a of the American couples married between 20 met online.In this adventure, Greg finds an old video camera in his basement and with the help of his best friend, Rowley, he hatches a plan to make a scary movie, with the ultimate goal of making his fortune. This is the follow up, which relates the entertaining antics of a schoolboy who turns into a spy by accident. Seb and his sister Ivy are taken to a secret city called Lundinor, set beneath the streets of London.The forces of evil are closing in fast in a world where nothing is quite as it seems, and the duo must unlock a family secret or risk never seeing their parents again.I’ve already expressed my argument for why in two posts: one on how critical it is to find the right life partner and how seriously we should take that quest, and another on why going to bars is a terrible life experience.