Words from Frances Zomer, aka Thiel Fellow Chris Olah’s Mom

Interview with Frances Zomer, aka Thiel Fellow Chris Olah's mom LisaNalbone.com

Who knew…

  • That your baby could speak in complete sentences before 18 months?
  • That you could have a baby that preferred household appliances to toys?
  • That at four your toddler would ask questions, as most four year olds do, but supply his/her own detailed answers, such as, “Where does that sod grass come from?” The “mommy answer” is, “From a farm sweetie.” Apparently this wasn’t good enough and 4 year old Chris constructed his own theory, “For you to understand, picture your cookie sheets, only deeper and longer. They are in a greenhouse. They put soil in the trays and then grow the grass and roll them up.”


What’s a parent to do?

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Grow the CAN-DO & DIY Mindset

I’m often asked how we “made Dale so motivated and actually get things done”. How can you grow the can-do & DIY mindset?   Most of it had nothing to do with us “making him” but letting him. It had more to do with not immediately filling his every want and then allowing and helping … Read moreGrow the CAN-DO & DIY Mindset