Archives for April 2008

Valuing Creativity in the Education System

Sir Ken Robinson makes an entertaining (and profoundly moving) case for creating an education system that nurtures creativity, rather than undermining it. Think about this: “We don’t grow into creativity, we grow out of it; actually, we get educated out of it.” Click below to begin the video: You may need to simply click ‘refresh’ […]

Hunger for Touch

Perhaps the most effective way to determine the value of an idea is to determine the negative effects that occur when that concept is missing. Let’s examine the power of human touch regarding children and the accompanying effects that can result from insufficient physical contact. Recent research in neuroscience has shown that loving touch is […]

Are You Spoiling Your Kid?

From the very first infant feeding to college tuition, parents are constantly giving to their children. Some parents give more, and others less; yet we all wonder at some point, “Am I spoiling my daughter?” or, “Is buying this item for my son truly a good idea?” Is there a guide or checklist that can […]