No More 1950’s: How Simplicity Parenting is the Way to Prepare Kids for a Complex Future

Kim John Payne's visit here to Eugene was incredibily valuable to parents and teachers. The connections he finds between over-stimulated children and playground bullying are insightful and inspiring. Inspiring because he reveals positive action each parent can take to improve the social dynamic of their child's school. Here is an older post that appears on in which he ties the need for slowing down childhood to innovation and competativeness in the job market. He convincingly relates some of the largest societal challenges to what we can do at home for our young children.