Parenting

The Ideal Mother Vs. The Ideal Worker

NPR: A couple of weeks ago, I participated in a panel discussion about motherhood in academia. Along with other female professors with children, I answered questions from the audience, most of whom were female Ph.D. students thinking about whether and when to have children — and whether academia was the More

Teaching Your Child Emotional Agility

The New York Times: It’s hard to see a child unhappy. Whether a child is crying over the death of a pet or the popping of a balloon, our instinct is to make it better, fast. That’s where too many parents get it wrong, says the psychologist Susan David, author More