Parents, Here Are 8 TED Talks You Must Watch

No worries — we've done the scouting for you.

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One of our favorite ways to start the day is with a piping hot cup of coffee and a thought-provoking TED talk. In case you're not familiar with the group, TED (which stands for Technology, Entertainment and Design) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to spreading ideas through projects and talks by a diverse group of inspired thinkers — people of all cultures, ages and disciplines. As you can probably guess, listening to these innovators share their ideas is a surefire way to jumpstart your day and get your creative juices flowing. The only downside is how easy it is to fall into a black hole of these addictive lectures.


With that said, we know you're too busy parenting to wade through the sea of over 1,600 TED-sanctioned speeches to find the ones you will most enjoy. No worries — we've done the scouting for you. Click the link below to view the slideshow for the eight TED talks every parent needs to see.

Click here to view the slideshow: The 8 TED Talks Every Parent Needs to Watch

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