03/28/2014 12:55 pm ET

The 8 TED Talks Every Parent Needs To Watch

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One of our favorite ways to start the day is with a piping hot cup of coffee and a thought-provoking TED talk. In case you’re not familiar with the group, TED (which stands for Technology, Entertainment and Design) is a nonprofit organization dedicated to spreading ideas through projects and talks by a diverse group of inspired thinkers—people of all cultures, ages and disciplines. As you can probably guess, listening to these innovators share their ideas is a surefire way to jumpstart your day and get your creative juices flowing. The only downside is how easy it is to fall into a black hole of these addictive lectures.

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