This is a great conversation with Dr. Deborah Gilboa, also known as Dr. G, about why we should let kids be responsible for thier own happiness. What makes a kid happy? How can we as caregivers give them practice in handling being unhappy? And most importantly, how can we talk to parents about this topic. Dr. G is an amazing parent educator, focusing on issues of character. She also discusses this topic her new book How to Get the Behavior You Want Without Being the Parent You Hate.
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