Part 2 of the TED Radio Hour episode Growing Up.
About Jennifer Senior's TEDTalk
Journalist Jennifer Senior says the goal of raising happy children is so elusive it has put modern, middle-class parents into a panic. She says there's no right way to parent.
About Jennifer Senior
Jennifer Senior is a contributing editor at New York Magazine, where she writes profiles and stories about politics, social science, and mental health. Her first book, All Joy and No Fun was published in 2014.
Part 3 of the TED Radio Hour episode Growing Up.
About Lemn Sissay's TEDTalk
Poet Lemn Sissay was raised by the state. He talks about the empty space where his family should have been.
About Lemn Sissay
Lemn Sissay is the author of a series of poetry collections. His poems can be found at London's major landmarks, from the site of the 2012 Summer Olympics to The Royal Festival Hall.
Sissay shared his story in the BBC TV documentary Internal Flight, and the BBC radio documentary Child of the State. His play Something Dark charts his quest to find his family.
Part 1 of the TED Radio Hour episode Growing Up.
About Gever Tulley's TEDTalk
Tinkering School Founder Gever Tulley says that when kids are given sharp tools and matches, their imaginations take off and they become better problem-solvers.
About Gever Tulley
Software engineer Gever Tulley is the co-founder of Tinkering School — a weeklong camp where kids get to play with their very own power tools — and the San Francisco K-12 private school Brightworks.
He's interested in helping kids learn how to build things, solve problems, use new materials and hack old ones for new purposes. He's also the author of Fifty Dangerous Things (You Should Let Your Children Do).
Part 4 of the TED Radio Hour episode Growing Up.
About Andrew Solomon's TEDTalk
Writer Andrew Solomon dives into his childhood to describe moments of great adversity, and how they helped him build identity.
About Andrew Solomon
Andrew Solomon writes about politics, culture, and psychology. His newest book, Far From the Tree: Parents, Children, and the Search for Identity, tells stories of parents who not only learn to deal with their exceptional children, but also find profound meaning in doing so. He writes about families coping with deafness, Down syndrome, autism, schizophrenia, severe disabilities, and many other challenges.
Good morning, here are some of our early stories:
And here are more early headlines:
Report: Former House Majority Leader Cantor Soon To Leave Office. (Richmond Times Dispatch)
International Inspectors Working In Ukraine On Downed Plane. (BBC)
Gas Explosions In Taiwan Kill 25, Injure Scores Of Others. (Taiwan Today)
House Republicans Try To Salvage Immigration Bill. (The Hill)
FAA Limits U.S. Flights Over Iraq, Citing Fighting. (Bloomberg)