Today we’re going to take advantage of my favorite articles that parents have shared with me recently. I really want to emphasize the importance of us, as parents, to share these resources with one another in order to prompt discussion. These articles all have to do with parenting but have different areas of focus. Whether you are interested in cultural identity or helping your son/daughter with body image issues, let us take time today to explore some resources and share our ideas.
Introduction: Video on Third Culture Kids
More on parenting strategies, this article emphasizes the importance of being bored, in a world where phones and tablets provide instant stimulation. What are the benefits of being bored?
Here is an article from the New York Times that discuss a type of parenting strategy that has adopted the name “potted plant parenting”.