Posts Tagged “Science”

How Children Thrive: The Practical Science of Raising Independent, Resilient, and Happy Kids

Discover the proven ways parents can help their children learn, overcome adversity, get along with others, and become independent—while you relax and enjoy being a parent   How do children thrive? As a parent, you probably think about this all the time. You want your children to have happy, healthy, and meaningful lives—but what’s the […]

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The Self-Driven Child: The Science and Sense of Giving Your Kids More Control Over Their Lives

“It is not an overstatement to say that this is one of the most radical and important books on raising healthy, resilient, purpose-driven kids.” – Madeline Levine, author of The Price of Privilege “An invaluable resource for the thinking parent.” – Lisa Damour, author of Untangled “Compelling, revolutionary, and wise, The Self-Driven Child empowers parents […]

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Failing Families, Failing Science: Work-Family Conflict in Academic Science

Work life in academia might sound like a dream: summers off, year-long sabbaticals, the opportunity to switch between classroom teaching and research. Yet, when it comes to the sciences, life at the top U.S. research universities is hardly idyllic. Based on surveys of over 2,000 junior and senior scientists, both male and female, as well […]

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