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

 


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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 : http://iono.fm/e/83282

Or view the Ted Talks : http://www.ted.com/talks/jennifer_senior_for_parents_happiness_is_a_very_high_bar

 

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2 Comments

  1. Alexandra

     /  July 17, 2014

    This was awesome. Thank you for posting.

    Reply
  2. Margot

     /  July 16, 2014

    Brilliant, brilliant! Just watched the whole video

    Reply

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