Family Matters
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Family Matters

The Dangerous Idea That Art Can Be Good or Bad

My daughter was 2-and-a-half when she lost her artistic innocence.

Photo by Dani Aláez on Unsplash

My kid was practically still in diapers when one of her grandparents read her Giraffes Can’t Dance. This wildly popular children’s book centers on Gerald, a clumsy giraffe. He loves to dance, but when he dances, all the other animals laugh, “Because when it came to dancing

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