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The crisis of modern parenting: Jennifer Senior at TED2014

The crisis of modern parenting: Jennifer Senior at TED2014

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Why do so many people today experience parenthood like a kind of crisis? That’s the question Jennifer Senior sets out to answer on the final day of TED2014. The parenting section of Barnes & Noble is packed with books for eco-friendly kids, gluten-free kids, science-minded kids. For Senior, those shelves don’t seem helpful — they []

Unstress: Speakers in Session 11 at TED2014

Unstress: Speakers in Session 11 at TED2014

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We live most of our lives wired and wound up, rarely pausing to relax or unplug from the daily grind. Our speakers in this session discuss the consequences of our ever-hectic lives, and remind us of the qualities we sometimes forget to foster. They include an author discussing why modern parenthood is out of whack, []