More singing, less soda

First, more singing! Today’s Boston Globe ‘Music class lifts teen from life of silence’ story October 26, 2011 http://b.globe.com/taZvSJ (the link requires a subscription to read the whole article) describes the transformation of a young man into a musical ‘superstar’...

Harvard EdCast ‘parenting pedagogy’

Happy news! Matthew Martin at the Harvard Graduate School of Education (HGSE) let me know that an interview he did with me in August, launched today: http://hvrd.me/r7R6vt . It is currently on the main page of the HGSE website, available through the Harvard iTunes U...

Permission to speak

This morning I had a very interesting conversation with one of my sons and he granted me the above mentioned ‘permission to speak’ about our discussion. We spoke about a perception we share that  men – fathers – do not feel they have permission to speak...