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Should You Force A Child to Say I’m Sorry?

Should kids learn to always say “I’m sorry” or is it an empty phrase if they don’t really mean it? As parents, should we enforce apologizing as a show of good manners or let those words go when they seem insincere? The debate rages on as child experts, Lauri Berkenkamp and Susan Stiffelman add their insight to the mix.

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VIDEO — A Mother’s Day

VIDEO– We made this video in homage to all the hard-working mamas out there. We know all about the important load you carry and this is our little gift to you for Mother’s Day.

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The Key to Kids and Tech is Curiosity

Technology is here to stay. What’s best for our kids? Jonathan Mugan, author of “The Curiosity Cycle: Preparing your Child for the Ongoing Technological Explosion” shares.

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Understanding Perfectionism In Young Children

Does your child have a tough time making a mistake or taking perceived risks for fear of failure? Parenting expert, Meg Akabas, shares her insight on how to guide our children inclined to accept nothing less than perfect.

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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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Family Fun Love Fest

Join us for music, story time and Valentine’s crafting on February 10, 2018 at the Santa Monica Promenade.

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Love and Marriage…and Kids

How important is it to make a real point of showing love to your partner in front of the children? “Very!” says Dr. Laura Markham.

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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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