Archive for June 1st, 2011


When interviewers and reporters ask us about The Art of Roughhousing, two questions come up most frequently: Is it safe? and Do people really need a book about roughhousing? Yes and yes!  Here’s why. Is roughhousing safe? Like any contact sport—in fact, like any aspect of life—there are some risks associated with roughhousing.  However, most […]

We were out to dinner with some friends the other night (kids included) and the book Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother (by Amy Chua) came up. Chua is a Yale Law School professor and Battle Hymn is her memoir of her childhood and parenting experiences. She describes a very intense parenting style rooted in countless hours of academic and musical study. She essentially makes the case that for years Asian parents have mindfully executed a proven formula (academic success = societal success = happiness) and western parents need to toughen up and get on board.

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Take your child on a hot-air balloon ride!                                    


Thanks for the great event LFC families!  Here are a few photos from the workshop.                      

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