Stress Matters

Stress Matters

Until we adults recalibrate some long-held preconceptions we hold towards children, our youngest brethren will never fully flourish. Take stress matters and the all too prevalent adult-held philosophy of children and stress, as set forth in a recent article by a...
Brothers’ and sisters’ keepers

Brothers’ and sisters’ keepers

Had a chat with someone I met while in Texas for a series of incredibly meaning Philosophy of Childing events. She has two young kids. Her kids right now compete for her attention — that’s how young siblings typically are. If one gets a gift, she the other...
Anyone can — and should — philosophize

Anyone can — and should — philosophize

In Ratatouille, Chef Gusteau claims, “Anyone can cook.” I claim, “Anyone can philosophize.”  And everyone should. No, not the pretentious, impenetrable stuff in academia that all too often is passed off as philosophizing, when little, alas,...
What you should never outgrow

What you should never outgrow

Are there some things we should never outgrow — like carrying our adored daughters on our shoulders? Are there some things we become too old for — like watching Barbie movies and wearing princess dresses and (in my case) playing with Hotwheels cars (still...