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Hygge: The Danish art of being in the moment

In our always-connected world, columnist Jessica Alexander reminds us to unplug every once in awhile and fully embrace the Danish concept of hygge. Singing your way to happiness with the Danes (26 Feb 16) Enough with the hygge already! (22 Jul 14) I recently came back...

Can ‘The Danish Way’ Trump future Donalds?

American author Jessica Alexander writes that Donald Trump is a prime example of the authoritarian parenting style that is so prevalent and so different from the way Danes raise their kids. I used to like Donald Trump back in the day when he was just a pompous bully...

Is ‘the Danish way’ the right way to parent?

Opinion columnist Jessica Alexander used to be sceptical of the Danish emphasis on playing and socializing but has come to realize that all cultures tend to view their own parenting approaches as best. When I first met my Danish friend Iben Sandahl many years ago, she...

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