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The Key to a Happy Adulthood

Connectedness in Childhood “More than any single factor that we can control, connectedness in childhood is the key to a happy adulthood” says Edward Hallowell in “The Childhood Roots to Adult Happiness”. He cites a comprehensive study in the...

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The Problem with Punishment

Breaking the Cycle of Punishment and Fear: Teaching Children to Problem Solve There are two big problems with punishing children.  First, it is a bad model for problem-solving.  It does not actually teach a person anything, and most likely...

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Resilience in Uncertain Times

Yom Kippur in the Jewish religion, is a day of mourning and reflection, of taking responsibility for the role we may have played in the pain of others. While Yom Kippur is always a somber day in the Jewish...

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