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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In an increasingly global and diverse world, how can we teach our children to accept and celebrate the differences between people? Dr. Christy Tirrell-Corbin offers up some tips for parents on how to tackle this often challenging subject.
When disaster strikes it is nearly impossible to shield our children from the media. How do we talk to our kids about terrible news in a way that makes them still feel safe in this world? Safety expert Pattie Fitzgerald offers parents some helpful advice to help us all move through tragedy.
This mother’s day we sit down with Lisa Erspamer, creator of the book “A Letter to My Mom,” to talk about her experience making the book and why taking the time to recognize our moms is really worth it.
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Are you using medication to help ease your depression or anxiety? Did this choice happen after you had children? You’re not alone. Laura Markham, Ph.D., gives us some empathy and insight into moms using meds.
Is it possible that 3-6 year-old girls can be self-conscious about their weight?! A University of Central Florida study says it’s true. Dr. Robyn Silverman, author of “Good Girls Don’t Get Fat,” gives us the skinny on this upsetting reality.
Self-proclaimed, “guy’s guy,” Matt Duron, has a gender nonconforming son, and accepts his boy for all of who he is.
Are frights waking your child up in the night? We hear from two sleep experts, Jennifer Waldburger of Sleepy Planet, and Noel Janis-Norton of The New Learning Centre, about their take on how to help our children grapple with those horrible night-triggered fears.
Feel awkward when your child points out someone’s skin color different from his/her own? Grace Hwang Lynch says, it’s the perfect opportunity to speak candidly about race with our young kids.