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The danger of a single story

Our lives, our cultures, are composed of many overlapping stories. Novelist Chimamanda Adichie tells the story of how she found her authentic cultural voice — and warns that if we […]

Does school kill creativity?

A TED talk by Sir Ken Robinson (20 minutes). Sir Ken Robinson makes an entertaining and profoundly moving case for creating an education system that nurtures (rather than undermines) creativity. […]

No. Child. Of. Mine. Will. Ever. Be. Contained. In. Five. Letters.

You will never be merely pretty. For all the daughters. And the sons.

Honest Parenting publishers Rufus Griscom and Alisa Volkman, in a lively tag-team, expose 4 facts that parents never, ever admit — and why they should. Funny and honest, for parents and […]

Play. It’s Serious!

A pioneer in research on play, Dr. Stuart Brown says humor, games, roughhousing, flirtation and fantasy are more than just fun. Plenty of play in childhood makes for happy, smart […]

It can take just 20 minutes a week to create a happier family.

Bruce Feiler has a radical idea: To deal with the stress of modern family life, go agile. Inspired by agile software programming, Feiler introduces family practices which encourage flexibility, bottom-up […]