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

Video playlists about Parenting

Advice to help you be a great parent

13 talks • 3h 1m
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 to watch with the entire family

10 talks • 1h 53m
No matter the generation, these talks are perfect for bringing everyone together to learn, wonder and laugh.

Blueprints for the next generation

8 talks • 1h 45m
Advice and best practices on what the newest generations need to succeed.
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Exclusive articles about Parenting

How archaeology has shaped me as a parent

TED Prize winner Sarah Parcak has learned some key lessons about parenthood from her work as an archaeologist. At the same time, becoming a parent has given her new insights int...
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TED Books

Beware Dangerism!

by Gever Tulley
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.
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