Science education through robots, financial literacy, volunteerism — scanning the topics and issues we cover in our third annual Desert Companion Family issue, I’m struck by, well, what a serious, grown-up enterprise being a kid has become.
Parentology is all the rage right now. Parentology? Yeah, you know, our accumulated mass of codified wisdom on the art, science and craft of parenting. It seems not a week goes by that there isn’t some new book or study touting a magic formula for properly forging the souls of our kids.