Raising Kids with Character by Dr. Elizabeth Berger

Podcast 29: The Book I Wish I Had Read Before My Children Were Born

“Sometimes parenting is two steps forward and one step back,” says author Elizabeth Berger in her book, Raising Kids with Character: Developing Trust and Personal Integrity in Children, “But don’t let that discourage you. Your job as a parent is to control the situation, not the child.” Dr. Berger, a board certified child and adolescent psychiatrist with [More…]

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    Podcast 28: Parents, Stop That Dance of Deception! Mantras 6-10

    The Second 5 Lessons for Fundamental # 1: Understand Your Job as Parents Did you like the first 5 lessons that taught us more about Parenting Fundamental #1? If so, you’ll also like this quick session with Laura Gauld on the second five lessons for this fundamental: Do not engage Truth over Harmony Do not [More…]

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      Podcast 27: Mary Moore: Family Meetings Changed Our Lives

      Have you ever wished for more meaningful communication in your family? Or how about just more communication? In this podcast, Director of The Biggest Job Family program at the Hyde School, Mary Moore, describes the difference she saw in her family relationships when they started having family meetings. At first, she felt the meetings were [More…]

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        The Leadership Playbook by Jamy Bechler

        Podcast 26: Jamy Bechler: The Leadership Playbook

        Most of us know that sports teams all have leaders. However, would it be possible for everyone on the team to be a leader? Wouldn’t that create confusion, or chaos? “No,” says Bechler in his most recent book, The Leadership Playbook: Become Your Team’s Most Valuable Leader. “Everyone on the team needs to be striving [More…]

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          Podcast 25: Robin Sabag: A Guide to Raising Teenage Girls in a New Era

          Are teenage girls really difficult to raise? Not according to Robin Axelrod Sabag, who is the author of Strong Girls, Strong Parents: A Guide to Raising Teenage Girls in a New Era. Not only will you enjoy this podcast, you’ll love the book. Robin is enthusiastic as she imparts many tips for parents of girls [More…]

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            Podcast 24: Laura Gauld: Parenting Fundamentals, The First 5 Mantras

            Do you ever wish you had a map and compass for parenting?  The 100 Lessons that go with The Five Fundamentals of Parenting might be the closest thing you will find. In this series, Laura Gauld, co-author of The Biggest Job We’ll Ever Have, will talk about 20 lessons that go with each of the [More…]

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              Annie and Helen Keller

              Inspiration from Annie and Helen

              “Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet.  Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved.” – Helen Keller The Miracle Worker is a play written by William Gibson; it is the story of Helen Keller and her teacher, Annie Sullivan. The play opens with a [More…]

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                Choose Your Attitude, Be Open to Destiny

                With the best of intentions, we parents and teachers often attempt to inspire our children and students with some oft-repeated phrases: “I don’t care about your grades as long as you try.” “I don’t care what you do with your life as long as you are happy.” “You’re a very bright student, you simply need [More…]

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                  Conversations Guiding the Struggle

                  By Hyde School faculty member Lori Hobart, LCSW As a parent and a faculty member I have the unique opportunity to see the time, commitment, and extra effort our faculty give on a regular basis. Last week the power of this amazing group of people took on a deeper meaning. My son Greg ran into [More…]

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                    Podcast 23: Mom & Daughter on Raising Responsible Kids

                    As most parents know, letting go of our children is very hard; we don’t want to see them fail and we often don’t want them to be unhappy. But how do our kids feel when we can’t let go? This podcast is with a mom, Sally Ross, and her daughter, Bryn Nolan, who graduated from [More…]

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