Tonight, I had R sing solfege back to me. She tried to match my syllables first, then my pitch, and finally my rhythm. She’s definitely not the next child virtuoso but she can repeat simple lines from songs (most notably, her rendition of “Uptown Girl”) with just the melody. For a two year old, that’s […]Read More Can you dream in a world without art?
R started preschool this month. Overnight, her language improved, she slept better, and she seems to be listening more. She loves her school and we do, too. It is culturally-aware. She’s learning some Hebrew, which is cool even if we don’t speak it. Overall, I thought it would help her social schools to be back […]Read More Universal Early Childhood Education Gets You the Most Bang For Your Buck
We’ve talked earlier in this series about how gender norms are influenced by parents first. I took issue with the idea that we can completely insulate our kids. While it’s a great goal to always strive for equality in the household, this is pretty impossible for most people. In fact, I would say […]Read More Part Three: Society and Gender