aspirations

What do you want to be when you grow up? How children develop aspirations and why it’s important to know

By Nathan Berger

We ask this question of children almost as soon as they can speak: What do you want to be when you grow up? We were all asked this question many times during our childhood and adolescence. Those enquiring after our hopes and dreams were parents, grandparents, aunts and uncles, teachers, and family friends. Often our