The experiences we have as children have the power to shape our future. Find out how creating the right Little Ripples can change children’s lives.
My Nanna told me that I was good at cooking. And that’s probably the reason why I pursued a chefing apprenticeship.
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Our childhood holds so much secrets to where we are later in life. There’s so much power to the words that we say.
I had lots of different things in my mind, actually. Maybe a astronaut? I know Dad’s never heard of it before, and I think he might be confused.
I would like to be, well, I would like to work with birds of prey.
I, arr, I an engineer.
Work with Mummy.
Be an AFL player.
I want to be a scientist.
Be an animal vet.
Do you know what an engineer is?
An engineer is someone that never gives up.
I'm good at, drawing.
How did you know that you were good at drawing? Did someone tell you?
Um, well, I’ve had a lot of comments from people. Like, oh wow, what, this looks really cool, like, wow what’s this? Yeah that’s cool. I’ve had a lot of people say that.
How does it make you feel when people, um comment on your drawings?
I feel quite proud of myself, with the drawing I’ve achieved.
She said one sentence, that you wrote wonderful stories. That, and I remember that always. Yeah. And I was about six.
Our childhood holds so much secrets, to where we are, later in life. There’s so much power, to the words that we say.
Just the encouragement I had and the, the support I had from my parents to be able to do whatever I wanted and if I had something like a goal that I was achieving nothing was stopping me. Yep.
Be an animal vet.
Research suggests that children are already starting to make subconscious decisions about their future abilities and opportunities from as young as seven. This is why it's so important to start creating the right Little Ripples early, helping to shape children's future happiness, lives and careers.
How will you make a little ripple today?
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