When it comes to kids, people just don’t think about happiness enough these days. They think about success. They think in comparisons. They think about milestones, graduations and shiny trophies. (The ones they earned, of course. Because, you know, not everyone deserves a trophy these days).
They think about things like redshirting a potential Kindergartener — not so that he will be happy, but so that he will have an advantage on the playing field or in the classroom. Read more