Baby Seven Billion: A Priceless Gift

Behold, children are a gift of the LORD, The fruit of the womb is a reward. Like arrows in the hand of a warrior, So are the children of one’s youth. How blessed is the man whose quiver is full of them; They will not be ashamed When they speak with their enemies in the gate. --Psalm 127:3-5Somewhere in the world today, Baby Seven Billion was born.Of course, we don’t know who this baby is, or where she/he is. Baby Seven Billion is a linguistic device, an instrument of the global pop … [Read more...]

Detacho: Modular Dollhouses for Fractured Families

Okay, now this is just sad.Toys help children to learn and prepare them for life.  That’s why industrial designer Ben Forman ( has introduced a new dollhouse to help today’s modern preschooler prepare for the inevitable unhappy changes in her family structure.  It’s called Detacho.Detacho families, like so many contemporary American families, can reconfigure themselves, either expanding with the birth of new siblings, or separating into smaller groups of married or divor … [Read more...]