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Philosophy: how Lyotard transforms our view of childhood

Philosophy: how Lyotard transforms our view of childhood

Contrary to what the title of his book The Postmodern Explained to Children (1986) suggests , Jean-François Lyotard’s thought is not the most accessible, a fortiori for our dear blond heads. A philosopher commonly associated with the motley and questionable movement that is French theory , he seems to have been eclipsed within it by the thoughts of Foucault, Deleuze or Derrida whose popularity across […] … learn more→

Is your sensitive child at risk for OCD?

In childhood, rituals like regular schedules for meal, bath, and bed times are a healthy part of behavioral development. But combined with oral and tactile sensitivities, such as discomfort at the dentist or irritation caused by specific fabrics, these rituals could be an early warning sign of adult Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD). According to Prof. […] … learn more→

Keeping up traditions

When your children are no longer children, what lasting memories will they have of childhood and growing up in your family unit? Will it be the toys they played with, friends who came for sleep overs, music lessons on Saturday mornings, or how much they hated broccoli and cauliflower? It\’s more than likely that family […] … learn more→