WISDOM ABOUT GROWING UP AND PARENTING
This week on the show, TED speakers reflect on how our upbringing shapes us. Listen to the full episode here: http://n.pr/1sbnqAS
- •Journalist Jennifer Senior says the goal of raising happy children is so elusive it has put modern, middle-class parents into a panic. She says there's no right way to parent.
- •Poet Lemn Sissay was raised by the state. He talks about the empty space where his family should have been.
- •Writer Andrew Solomon dives into his childhood to describe moments of great adversity, and how they helped him build identity.
- •Tinkering School Founder Gever Tulley says that when kids are given sharp tools and matches, their imaginations take off and they become better problem-solvers.