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Podcast: Pushover vs. Dictator

January 24, 2011 | Happiness Matters Podcast | 0 comments

Which parenting style is best?

Are you a strict parent, permissive, or something in between?  In the firestorm of controversy around Amy Chua’s book, many parents are left wondering what parenting style produces the happiest and most successful children.  Great news: research tells us which parenting style works best.


Please check out my podcast with Rona Renner either here on the Greater Good website, or here on iTunes.  Happy listening!

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