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I just produced this fifteen minute video/slide presentation which discusses my book Childless (about a childless child psychologist who tries to foil a U.S. government plot to remove childhood from the human genome) and how its darkly comedic satire is intended in part to raise awareness about how the institution of childhood is under attack...
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My first novel, Childless, was published last month, and I’ve been creating a series of short videos to highlight different aspects of the book.  In the previous two videos I talked about 1) general features of the novel and 2) how human endogenous retroviruses (HERVs) work as a plot device (also go to my website...
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We are so conditioned to regard the child as ”less than” adults (e.g. less tall, less intelligent, less emotionally stable etc.), that we miss something that I believe is essential to understanding not only childhood, but life itself.  Yes, children lack many of the essentials for independent living in the world – that is only...
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With kids doing so much of their learning at home during the COVID-19 outbreak, it becomes very important to make sure that their personal study area in the home is especially conducive to study and concentration.  Here are five tips for putting together an optimal learning environment for your teen (or child).  Naturally, there are...
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You’re child is a genius.  No, I don’t mean that your child is an Einstein or a Picasso or a Martha Graham.  I’m using the word ”genius” in its original meaning which relates to ”giving birth” (e.g. genesis) and ”bringing pleasure” (e.g. genial).  Thus, being a genius means giving birth to joy, and I believe...
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