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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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Can you say “I Love You” Too Often?

Should you ever deny yourself the urge to say “I love you” to your kids? Dr. Christine Carter, sociologist and happiness expert at UC Berkeley’s Greater Good Science Center says, as a matter of fact, yes.

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Bully-proofing Our Children

Education consultant, Ellen Sanchez shares some valuable tools for how children can handle bullying, when to get help and the distinction between tattling and reporting.

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Developing a Child’s Self-Esteem

Ten insightful behaviors/attitudes to *avoid* if you want to raise your child with strong self-esteem with Wendy Young of Kidlutions.

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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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Backyard Birthday Party with a Colorful Twist

Abbie Schiller, CEO & Founder of The Mother Company, shares ideas and tips for creating a colorful kids birthday party full of surprises, activities and crafty keepsakes for lasting memories.

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Pass the Gratitude, Please

Our littles might have high expectations for special gifts right about now, but what about the thanks? Annie Zirkel, author of “You’ll Thank Me Later – A Guide to Raising Grateful Children (& Why That Matters)” shares her ideas about instilling gratitude in the next generation.

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Separation Anxiety and School

Both parents and children have big feelings about the first day of school. Mary Hartzell, a longtime early childhood educator, wrote an article about the separation anxiety felt by both parent and child.

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