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Nurturing Empathy in Kids

Dr. Lawrence Shapiro helps us learn how to maintain and grow empathy in our kids, and why it’s such a critical quality to preserve.

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The Science of Parental Love

What is it that makes us feel crazy love for our children (even when they drive us nuts?!) We turn to science for the answer.

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Redirecting the Holiday “Gimmes”

PRESENTS! The children have been waiting all year. But how can parents give to their kids without nurturing a sense of entitlement? Parenting expert, Betsy Brown Braun kicks in some great tips and scripts to help parents counter the excessive expectations of the Holidays.

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A Simple Holiday: Fewer Toys and More Time

Feeling pressured to buy your child everything they want for the holidays? Kim John Payne shares why a ton of toys can be hazardous to your kid’s health!

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Accepting Your Children For Who They Are

Flabbergasted at how different your child is from you? Award-winning author Andrew Solomon, shares his thoughts on the moral imperative of accepting your child for exactly who s/he is and is not.

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Staying Married With Children

Having a healthy, loving relationship with your spouse can be challenging once you become parents. Dr. Pamela Varady shares tips on how to keep the flame alive and strengthen your family in the process.

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Let’s Talk About Race

It is tempting to allow a child to remain blissfully ignorant of racial issues for as long as possible. But at what age should we begin to help them form a foundation for understanding racial difference? Dr. Rodolfo Mendoza-Denton, Professor of Psychology at UC Berkeley, continues this important conversation.

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