American homes today are triple the size they were in the 1950s. And with more space has come more stuff. But a growing number of advocates say it is time to simplify. The lure of the minimalist lifestyle – and what it could mean for our health and happiness.
Guest Host: Steve Roberts
While parents watch cable news and debate the war, schoolkids see frightening images from parts of the world they’ve never heard of. Experts talk about the specific concerns American children have about the war in Iraq, and offer advice to parents and teachers on explaining these often confusing, recent events.
- Tracy Grant editor, "KidsPost" page of the "Washington Post"
- Dr. Dan Kindlon professor of child psychology at Harvard, and author of "Tough Times, Strong Children" (Miramax)
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