Christine Koh


I'm Christine Koh, a music and brain neuroscientist turned multimedia creative. I'm the founder + editor of Boston Mamas, co-author of Minimalist Parenting, co-host of the Edit Your Life podcast, and creative director at Women Online. Drop me a line; I'd love to chat about how we can work together!

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Is the intensity of the preschool rat race getting you down? You likely will find validation in “Einstein Never Used Flashcards” (2003). Referred to me by developmental psychologist Dr. Derek Price, “Einstein” is written by infancy research specialists Golinkoff, Hirsh-Pasek, and Ever. The authors are critical of the current trend to drive little ones hard and early, and discuss empirical evidence suggesting that pushing preschoolers through achievement programs doesn’t pay off in the long run. The authors instead advocate learning through everyday play, which naturally enhances problem solving skills, attention span, social development, and creativity.

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