Anxious Parenting and the Independent Child

May 16, 2012

Hour 2:           Do any kids still walk to school, or play outside all day until dinnertime? We’ll examine the age of anxious parenting this hour and discuss strategies for fostering independence in children with Michael Thompson, Ph.D. [1], author of “Homesick and Happy: How Time Away from Parents Can Help a Child Grow” (Ballantine Books, 2012).

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[1] Michael Thompson, Ph.D.: http://www.michaelthompson-phd.com/

[2] Download: http://podcastdownload.npr.org/anon.npr-podcasts/podcast/77/510036/152854425/KERA_152854425.mp3

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