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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