A collection of TED Talks (and more) on the topic of parenting.

Exclusive articles about Parenting

Sex: Let’s talk

The talk. The excruciatingly awkward conversation when parents explain to their kids, um, how sex works. But … why is there just one talk? Sex ed teacher Al Vernacchio (TED Tal...

Video playlists about Parenting

Advice to help you be a great parent

11 talks • 2h 34m
Kids don’t come with a manual, and parents don’t get grades to affirm they’re doing things right. These talks speak to the complexities of parenthood, offering unusual insights and hard-won advice.

Short talks for parents who are short on time but starved for intellectual stimulation

10 talks • 44:34
You aren't sleeping. You barely have time to eat, let alone peruse TED Talks. Here, talks under six minutes that will give you a quick dose of inspiration.

Talks about Parenting

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TED Books

TED Book: Beware Dangerism!

Beware Dangerism!

The world is no more dangerous than when we were kids, so why don't we let kids take risks? Gever Tulley takes on our media-inflated fears.