Jennifer Senior: For parents, happiness is a very high bar

This quick TED talk entry is courtesy of The parenting section of the bookstore is overwhelming–it’s “a giant, candy-colored monument to our collective panic,” as writer Jennifer Senior puts it. Why is parenthood filled with so much anxiety? Because the goal of modern, middle-class parents–to raise happy children–is so elusive. In this honest talk, she offers some kinder and more achievable aims.

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