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mother-daughter relationship guest Dr. Roni Cohen-Sandler

As Marti & Erin know well, the mother-daughter relationship can offer a special kind of emotional closeness, mutual support and a lot of fun over the years. But at times it also can be fraught with tension and conflict (e.g. why are you giving me that look?!). This week’s Mom Enough guest is very familiar…

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adventure playground guest Amy Fusselman

When writer Amy Fusselman, her husband and young children had an opportunity for a long visit with a friend in Japan, they discovered a whole new kind of “adventure playground” that opened their eyes to a new of thinking about children’s safety, learning, creativity and competence. Watching as children (and adults!) of all ages turned…

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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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As Marti & Erin know well, the mother-daughter relationship can offer a special kind of emotional closeness, mutual support and a lot of fun over the years. But it also can be fraught with tension and conflict (e.g. why are you giving me that look?). This week’s Mom Enough guest is very familiar with the…

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Children need to develop a sense of being able to master a variety of daily living skills so they will feel competent to navigate tough situations when the time comes, she said. “Parents have a big responsibility during those early elementary years,” Marti said. “They have to work with their kids on things like time…

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