Tag Archives: Parenting

Freedom, Responsibility, and Child Rearing

The New Yorker asks why American kids lack the responsibility so evident in children of (some) other cultures.  The article concludes that an adolescence of parental fixing, making sure everything is perfect and the kid never fails, results in a … Continue reading

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Expense Account Instead of Allowance

A really touching story about a guy going to the hardware store with his young son, and realizing just how capable kids can be, followed by a fantastic comment by a Hacker News contributor: Article: http://gamesbyemail.com/WoodTape/Default.htm Comment about article: One … Continue reading

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