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Freedom, Responsibility, and Child Rearing

The New Yorker asks why American kids lack the responsibility so evident in children of (some) other cultures. ┬áThe 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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