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8 Best Ted Talks For Parents

8 Best Ted Talks For Parents

December 2, 2020

Ted Talks have many hidden gems. There are videos out there that are just perfect for parents! These talks will help with advice, managing children, and are just plain fun to watch! We have collected 8 of the best Ted Talks for parents and listed them here for your viewing pleasure. 

  1. “Love, No Matter What.” – Andrew Solomon 

This talk dives into raising a child who is different from you. Whether it’s mentally, sexual orinentation etc. His research involves talking to different parents and their experiences and how they dealt with their children. 

Link: https://youtu.be/9EVEmZ2c_es

  1. “For Parents, Happiness Is A Very High Bar.” – Jennifer Senior.

Have you ever felt that moment what you feel guilty that you are not meeting expectations as a parent? This talk will show you that you should stop focusing on being happy but concentrate on work ethic and in turn, be happy. 

Link: https://youtu.be/DOgsYATbV-s

  1. “If I Should Have A Daughter.” – Sarah Kay

This wonderful talk begins with a captivating poem. Sarah Kay speaks about her own coming-of-age story and how she dealt with issues as a teenager. This will teach you to listen to your teenagers and hear what they have to say.

Link: https://youtu.be/0snNB1yS3IE

  1. “My Year of Saying Yes to Everything.” – Shonda Rimes 

Have you ever watched the movie “Yes Man?” Shonda Rimes talks about her experience of saying “yes” to her children and the change it made with her family and on her career. 

Link: https://youtu.be/gmj-azFbpkA

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  1. “How to Get Your Kids to Listen And Engage.” – Kris Prochaska 

This talk will prove to be highly beneficial and effective to parents. It discusses how parents speak to their children and how they can change it for the better.

Link: https://youtu.be/HtAtBBpXhjk

  1. “The Mysterious Workings of the Adolescent Brain” – Sarah Jayne Blakemore 

The ways that teenage brains work have changed over the years. This TED talk explores all the latest findings and the implications of them. 

Link: https://youtu.be/6zVS8HIPUng

  1. “Why I’m Done Trying To Be Man Enough.” – Justin Boldoni 

This talk is perfect for single fathers who suffer under toxic masculinity. It’s great to watch with your teenage son as well. A real hard hitting talk that is sure to make a difference. 

Link: https://youtu.be/Cetg4gu0oQQ

  1. “Lessons From The Longest Study On Human Development.” – Helen Pearson.

This talk looks at a 70-year-long study that was conducted in the UK. It’s about the most important factor in children’s lives are their parents. This talk can help the way you parent in a captivating way. 

Link: https://youtu.be/8Dv2Hdf5TRg

Which talk did you like the best? Let us know!


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