parenting

parenting

Writer on the Road

Jenny Milchman is conducting a phone interview from the front seat of her car parked on a street in Columbus, Ohio. Her daughter Sophie, 9, and son Caleb, 7, do their schoolwork in the back. 

Balancing Acts

 

Sandwich-Generation Caregivers Juggle Competing Priorities

The Power of Playful Learning: How Our Children Really Learn

Julia Howe Ward Child Development Lecture with Kathy Hirsh-Pasek
Thursday, May 9, 2013
6:30 PM
Event Oval, The Diana Center

Kathy Hirsh-Pasek, Lefkowitz Professor of Psychology and director of the Infant and Language Laboratory at Temple University, explores the relationship between play and learning, debunking the myth that they are incompatible.

 

Growing Up Digital

The Toddler Center Turns 40
Thursday, February 7, 2013
6:30 PM
James Room, 4th Floor Barnard Hall

As part of the Barnard Center for Toddler Development’s 40th anniversary celebration, Rosemarie Truglio, vice president of education and research for Sesame Workshop, discusses the pros and cons of introducing children to digital media.

President Spar on the "perfection trap" facing women today

Hear from Barnard's President on how striving to "have it all" condemns women and their daughters to failure.

Prof. Tovah Klein responds to working mothers debate

Letter to the Editor of The New York Times cites research from Barnard's Center for Toddler Development.