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Watch: Unconditional love and acceptance, no matter what!

What is it like to raise a child who's different from you? Writer Andrew Solomon remarks, "A lot of the time the question of parenthood is, what do we validate in our children, and what do we cure in them?"

Watch: Breaking the silence around parenting taboos

While parenting is challenging, nobody prepares you for the sense of isolation and loneliness that can come with it. This funny and honest talk lifts the silence around some parenting taboos.

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Watch: For kids to learn in a classroom, first feed them well

In this Ted Talk, former white House chef and food policymaker talks about how good nutrition is critical for nourishing the body as well as the mind, particularly for children of school-going age.

Watch: Can you tell if your child is lying?

Has your toddler started lying? It just shows that your child has hit an important development milestone, which may be a cause for celebration!

Watch: Enlist children in their own upbringing

Watch this Ted Talk on ‘Agile programming’ for your family by Bruce Feiler, which adopts a flexible parenting technique in which children can pick their own punishments.

Watch: How books can empower your child

"Books have given me a magic portal to connect with people of the past and the present. I know I shall never feel lonely or powerless again."

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Watch: How to help kids find their voices

"The first step towards holding conversations about things like equity is to begin by building a common language. And that actually starts with destigmatising topics that are typically deemed taboo."

Watch: What you need to teach children about food

"We, the adults of the last four generations, have blessed our children with the destiny of a shorter lifespan than their own parents. Your child will live a life 10 years younger than you because of the landscape of food that we've built around them."

Watch: Let’s teach for mastery, not test scores in math

In a traditional academic model, students are forced to learn at a common pace. In this talk, educator Sal Khan tells us how, in today’s world, on-demand videos and adaptive exercises enable them to learn at their own pace.

Watch: What makes a father-daughter relationship special

In a Ted Talk, Malala Yousafzai's father and educator Ziaudding Yousafzai talks about how what makes his daughter bold and courageous. Another father talks about his favourite annual ritual with his daughter.

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