Anne Helen Petersen: Errand Paralysis

Anne Helen Petersen: Errand Paralysis

“Errand paralysis” is a symptom of our culture’s general obsession with efficiency, optimization, and ultimately being a “good worker.” Which is all leading to ever-increasing rates of burnout according to the Anne Helen Peterson. I think many of us will identify with...
Mothers of Ambition

Mothers of Ambition

I can remember when I first read this and was struck by the data on the change in family economic structures. This intelligence briefing explores the conversation around working mothers which has long been dominated by guilt, apologies, and excuses—positioning a...
Hidden Brain – Kinder Gardening

Hidden Brain – Kinder Gardening

Some parents think they can shape their child into a particular kind of adult. Psychologist Alison Gopnik says the science suggests otherwise and uses the analogy of gardeners and carpenters to explore this.  I think it is food for thought. Professor Gopnik’s booked...

Why gender equality is good for everyone

TED Talk – Why gender equality is good for everyone – Men Included | Michael Kimmel (16 minutes) Funny but not trivial or superficial. From around the 8 minute mark it picks up on why gender equality is a win win for all...
Live My Digital Video Series

Live My Digital Video Series

A series of fact sheets and videos to help navigate the good, the bad and the ugly of the digital world with our kids. The series consists of six short films for parents and six matching films for children to help families use social media safely and responsibly. See...