2014-07-05

Co.Labs

11 Surprising Ways To Be A Better Parent

You spend all day thinking about innovating in your career. How about applying that focus to everything else?



You're A Developer. Do Your Kids Have Any Idea What You Actually Do?

We talked to children from ages 3 to 11 years old to find out what, exactly, they think goes on when mom or dad does "programming."

AUTHOR: Ciara Byrne
READ IN: 3 MIN


How Young Is Too Young To Learn About The Singularity?

Gennady Stolyarov wants to introduce kids to transhumanism. Is this the Snow White of the modern age—or something creepier?

AUTHOR: Leanne Butkovic
READ IN: 7 MIN


Designer Dad Teaches His 2-Year-Old Daughter About Typography With Edible ABCs

To Teach His Daughter About Design, Tommy Perez Turns The Alphabet Into Deliciously Edible Treats.

AUTHOR: John Brownlee
READ IN: 3 MIN


Science Says Art Will Make Your Kids Better Thinkers (and Nicer People)

A new study supports our hunch that kids who are exposed to the arts gain benefits beyond just being "more creative."

AUTHOR: Jennifer Miller
READ IN: 4 MIN


Petcube Will Let You Play With Shelter Pets Before Adopting Them

Or just let you have quality time with your own pet when you can't be at home.

AUTHOR: John Pavlus
READ IN: 2 MIN


Parenting And Social Media: A Five-Point Manifesto

Avoid oversharing, mommyjacking, and privacy fails with our handy guide.

AUTHOR: Anya Kamenetz
READ IN: 3 MIN


Redesign Of The Baby Bottle Reveals A Fascinating Cultural History

Pentagram’s Daniel Weil spent three years immersed in parenting culture while redesigning the baby bottle for maternity company mothercare.

AUTHOR: KELSEY CAMPBELL-DOLLAGHAN
READ IN: 3 MIN


Parents: Nag Your Kids To Sign Up For Obamacare With These Funny E-Cards

If cold, hard logic hasn't convinced your family to sign up for health care, use one of these jokes from the AARP.

AUTHOR: Jessica Leber
READ IN: 1 MIN


4 Ways To Be A Happier Parent—One Mother's Experiment

A Co.Create contributor and new mother road tests some wisdom from happiness expert Sonja Lyubomirsky’s latest book in her own daily child-rearing experience. Here’s what she learned about parental happiness.

AUTHOR: Jessica Grose
READ IN: 7 MIN


A Picture Book To Teach Kids Typography

Jeremy Dooley created a new book—and an original font—to tutor tots on typeface.

AUTHOR: Margaret Rhodes
READ IN: 2 MIN


These Parental Control Ads Make Use Of Your Dirty, Dirty Mind

Our corrupted adult minds might just save our kids from online trouble.

AUTHOR: Jennifer Miller
READ IN: 1 MIN

[Image: Flickr user skyseeker]




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