As a parent I always wonder what makes a difference in my children’s life. Is it the family, the school, the friend who make the biggest difference?
How can I give my children the best start in life?
Some sociologists wondered about the same question and they had organised The Life Project which was summarised in an amazing book by Helen Pearson, The Life Project: the extraordinary story of our ordinary lives. The scientists have followed several cohorts of people from their birth to death to see what made some people happier, better off socially and economilcally as well as perform better academicly then others.