More awesome stories from Brad at “Writing to Freedom.” Check out the videos! The second one, about Aaron, made me cheer. 🙂
This week Awesome Stories brings you human books, children at play, love at work, and special athletes.
This article really resonates with me. I’ve often wondered whether kids are being pushed too hard to excel at school, grades, and sports. According to Luis Fernando Llosa, children are being robbed of their childhoods. His article explores the growing body of evidence showing that the early push to excel is creating kids who don’t know how to relax, connect socially, or make creative choices. All they know how to do is what they’re told by parents, teachers, and coaches. Plus, watching the lifestyles of friends and family members, I feel a great sadness that we don’t seem to allow kids to simply be or play. Most of their time is structured with either achievement-oriented activity or TV, video games, and phones.
The Human Library
I love this project that…
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