To kids, learning is as natural as breathing. On a typical morning on Ben Hewitt's small farm in Cabot, Vt., he and his wife, Penny, and their two sons wake up early. But after doing the chores and eating breakfast, Fin, 12, and Rye, 9, don't have to run for the school bus.
A few years ago, Chimamanda Adichie received a message from a childhood friend asking for advice: She wanted to know how to raise her newborn daughter to be a feminist. For Adichie - a best-selling author who has also made a name for herself as a leading feminist voice - the question was a bit daunting, but she wrote a long letter back to her friend.