5(ish) links for parents 6/5-6/12

by ParentCo. June 12, 2015

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Our new favorite Tumblr defines the 2 Kinds of People. Maurice Sendak would have celebrated his 87th birthday this past week. Revisiting this wonderfully illustrated video of his NPR Fresh Air interview is a lovely use of 5 minutes.

A common thread in personal discussions recently has been the importance of raising kind kids. Here a Harvard psychologist gives 5 ways to do so. Austin Kleon, author, writer, general badass, wrote a thought provoking piece on Medium about the creative journey. For the record, it's not linear. You still have a week to procure an awesome Father's Day gift. This list from Netted has you covered. Bonus: Let's face it. Kids are Awesome. Those of us at Parent Co with school age kiddos are officially in summer vacation territory. Cue the Alice Cooper. Happy Summer! 




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