Parenting

Alarm clocks. Rushed breakfast. Last-minute homework. Tiredness. “Hurry up!”

As chaotic as a school morning can be, it’s pretty dang cool to see the fun way these students go about theirs. And no, this idea wouldn’t work everywhere. But I’m confident it could work in many places. What about where you live?

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October 5, 2016
Yes, This Town Is Real. Yes, It's Totally Adorable. And Yes, What It Did Is Making Kids Happier.

Yes, This Town Is Real. Yes, It's Totally Adorable. And Yes, What It Did Is Making Kids Happier.

Alarm clocks. Rushed breakfast. Last-minute homework. Tiredness. “Hurry up!” As chaotic as a school morning can be, it’s pretty dang cool to see the fun way […]
January 24, 2016

Kids Today Are More Depressed Than They Were During The Great Depression. Here's Why.

When I first heard about how common it has become for some schools to withhold recess from kids as a disciplinary tool, my heart was heavy. […]
January 14, 2016
How A Medieval Ghost Town Transformed Into A Self-Sustaining Ecovillage

How A Medieval Ghost Town Transformed Into A Self-Sustaining Ecovillage

This is seriously impressive stuff.  [0:25] Wait, where did all the people go? [3:50] Looks like Paul Bunyan was here?![5:00] Meet some chicks.[6:30] A new kind of […]
November 16, 2015
Hear The Incredible David Foster Wallace Speak About His Own Ambitions

Hear The Incredible David Foster Wallace Speak About His Own Ambitions

Here’s some great advice on knowing your limits and on knowing when your ambitions are limiting you.  Read more: http://upworthy.com/hear-the-incredible-david-foster-wallace-speak-about-his-own-ambitions-5