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The expectations for kids’ involvement in constant activities seems to grow every year, and this causes a lot of stress for parents. Barbara Fatum and Josh Freedman discuss this trend that many of us feel – and what we can do about it. For more tools for parents after watching the video, check out this […]
Posted May 21, 2018 by in Family
One of the keys to success as a parent is empathy. It’s important to feel it for yourself, feel it for your child, and be able to teach empathy to your child. Ilaria Boffa and Josh Freedman discuss this vitally important skill for parents.
Posted May 9, 2018 by in Family
Should we make kids feel like they have to earn our respect, or like they are always part of the family? Josh Freedman and Susan Stillman discuss the gift of belonging that we can give to our kids, that they are affiliated with our family and our bigger social networks.
Posted April 29, 2018 by in Family
How are different children motivated differently? Josh Freedman talks with Ramona and John Miranda about how kids are motivated by different things, and one of our jobs as parents is to help them find out what motivates them.
Posted April 23, 2018 by in Family
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How do we nourish our own empathy as parents, and help our kids do the same? Ilaria Boffa sat down with Josh Freedman to discuss the pressure and expectations that we put on ourselves as parents – and the essential role that empathy plays to reduce our own anxiety.
What will help my children, and the entire family, to contribute to the world in positive ways? May Duong talks about the importance of watering the seeds of curiosity in children, and planting it in the good soil of love and optimism.
Posted February 28, 2018 by in Family
Many parents find themselves in power struggles with kids, especially around routines like dinnertime or getting out the door in the morning. How can we use EQ to lessen this resistance?
Posted February 21, 2018 by in Family
How can you encourage a child to pursue noble goals? Josh Freedman and May Duong discuss the importance of taking kids’ ideas seriously, and not being afraid to ask young kids what they want to contribute to the world.
Posted February 15, 2018 by in Family
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