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When we become parents, we bring our own family history and childrearing beliefs with us, so it’s no surprise that couples often disagree about the best way to raise their children. But those disagreements can take a toll on children and on the parents’ relationship.   So what does it take to work through those…

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Author Paul Tough on Mom Enough

We all want our children to succeed in school and life, but the qualities we think are most important are not always what matter most. After years of writing about education and child development for New York Times Magazine and other major publications, Paul Tough set out to learn from researchers and educators throughout the…

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Check out Gail Rosenblum‘s interesting column about six thoughtful families who are taking a new, nonmaterialistic approach to spring break. Gail cites in her Star Tribune column Mom Enough and our recent interview with Nathan Dungan from Share Save Spend.   For Gail’s “Families take break from spring vacation expectations” column, click here. For Nathan’s…

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children and animals guest Patty Born Selly

From the earliest years of life, children are naturally attracted to animals. Puppies, piranhas, squirrels, snakes – all are fascinating and all teach children important lessons in empathy, responsibility and the interconnectedness of all living things. Educator Patty Born Selly, author of the new book Connecting Children and Animals, joins Marti & Erin for a…

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reducing materialism guest Nathan Dungan

Did you know that being less materialistic is associated with greater happiness? Nathan Dungan, founder of Share Save Spend and Mom Enough’s go-to source on kids and money, builds on previous research in a groundbreaking new study that shows how a 3-part learning intervention reduced materialism and increased self-esteem for adolescents who participated. Nathan joins…

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