For parents, happiness is a very high bar …..



The parenting section of the bookstore is overwhelming—it’s “a giant, candy-colored monument to our collective panic,” as writer Jennifer Senior puts it.

Why is parenthood filled with so much anxiety?

Because the goal of modern, middle-class parents—to raise happy children—is so elusive.

In this honest talk, she offers some kinder and more achievable aims.

Excellent podcast :

Or view the Ted Talks :



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  1. Alexandra

     /  July 17, 2014

    This was awesome. Thank you for posting.

  2. Margot

     /  July 16, 2014

    Brilliant, brilliant! Just watched the whole video


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