Tag: History

Slow childhood rules, ok

What’s the best way to thrive in the world? Start with a Slow childhood. Just ask the Neanderthals…

What about Santa?

I wrote a column in yesterday’s Washington Post about the Great Santa Debate and how it shines a light on the anxieties of modern parenting.

Early slow…

in Miscellaneous, Time

Our culture is obsessed with time – how to use it, how to gain it, how not to waste it. But the roots…

Pasternak redux

in Miscellaneous

I have been emailing Naomi Stadlen, author of What Mothers Do: Especially When It Looks Like Nothing, to arrange an interview for my…

Musings on time

in Thinking, Time

Writing the new book is absorbing all of my energy at the moment so the blog, along with almost everything else, has taken…