J2 Content – Perspectives

A varied collection of thoughts on education and parenting

Shopping for the Perfect Toy

My Great Niece turned 1 this month so I traveled to the local toy store to pick out a toy “appropriate” for her age. I learned two things during my travels to the store. First, I am so thankful that I am not the parent of a 1 year old and second, the toy selection…. read more

A Prescription of No Technology

It’s almost time for the annual family camping trip where we head north to a lake just west of Yosemite California.  The 10 hour drive is well worth it.  The area is so remote that cell phone coverage is next to impossible – even the satellite radio cuts in and out.  We literally spend an…. read more

A Most unScientific Study: The Busy Signal

Last weekend, we conducted an informal survey of 5 couples with a total of 11 pre-teen children. We were shocked to learn that 9 of the 11 children have NEVER heard a busy signal. (The other two both thought the telephone was broken when they heard their first busy signals) We were reminded of Jean-Christophe…. read more

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