What I Force My Children to Learn, or Not (Digest)

Note: This is the digest version of a longer essay. — In a continuing discussion about children and learning, I’d like to share my family’s view and philosophy on this matter.  It mainly deals with what we force our children to learn, and what we don’t. The Fundamental First of …

What I Force My Children to Learn, Or Not

In a recent post, I discussed the nature of learning and growth with children. As a follow-up, I’d like to share my thoughts and our policy on how we’re approaching this issue of making our children learn something. In a hurry? Read the digest version. — The Fundamental First, the …

Reader Question: Why Am I Still Thinking about a Past Romance?

The other day, I received a question from Vivian, a married woman in her 30s.  She is a bit consumed by her curiosity about her past romantic interest, so she asked me what I think about it. Here is her story, and my response, printed with her permission.  (Names and …