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Move Theory Articles

  • Parenting Tips That Are Not Wack...

    I am not writing or sharing this article to be a magical expert, or a guru, or an “authority”.  I am writing it for two reasons:  To share what I have discovered and think at this point in my journey, and to see what you …

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  • Sometimes, Parenting Articles are W...

    Parenting articles are wack sometimes.

    I love being a dad.  I love parenting with my wife.  As both a professor of human growth and development and a developmental neuroscientist a lot of parenting articles are ridiculous in the sweeping generalizations they make.  Speaking as a parent, …

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  • What If All Our Heroes Were Ideas?...

    art by Garry Gay
    Replace Our Heroes with Ideas
    What if we simply replaced all monuments and pedestals containing individuals with the ideas they purportedly represent?

    I have witnessed and participating in a great many discussions about which individuals we should or shouldn’t put on pedestals.  Public …

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    Human Rights: The Story of Two Tree...

    This is a story of human rights and oppression.  It is conceptual, so you will have to think.
    There once were two trees.  One stood tall and thick.  It had been growing for many years.  Its branches seemingly reached all across the forest.  The other tree …

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  • Get Tough on Crime, Not Kids...

    There is much talk about being “tough on crime”.  Education, especially in early childhood, has been shown as a major factor in crime prevention.  But I don’t even like the term “education” that much anymore.  I gravitate toward “how we interact with kids to facilitate …

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