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Educating, Parenting, Gardening

September 18, 2018, Author: CONeal

If you joined us on Back to School Night then you’ve heard me discuss the analogy between parenting and gardening.  The analogy comes from  Dr. Alison Gopnik a psychologist whose 2017 book The Gardener and the Carpenter examines parenting through the lens of carpentry and gardening and how these two hobbies represent different philosophies on raising kids.