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Articles: Parents Don’t PreachBy Jill Suttie | December 1, 2008
How can we get teens to practice safe sex?
Articles: Global CompassionBy Paul Ekman | December 1, 2008
A conversation between the Dalai Lama and Paul Ekman
Videos and Podcasts: Grand Theft Childhood?By Jason Marsh | May 6, 2008
A panel discussion covering the newest facts about video game play, and what guidelines they suggest for parents, teachers, kids, and the people who create the games.
Videos and Podcasts: The Value of Family Dinnertime, Part 2By Jason Marsh | March 24, 2008
This is part two of a discussion session between Christine Carter and Kelly Corrigan on the benefits of sitting down to dinner with family.
Videos and Podcasts: The Value of Family Dinnertime, Part 1By Jason Marsh | March 10, 2008
This is part one of a discussion session between Christine Carter and Kelly Corrigan on the benefits of sitting down to dinner with family.
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The way to lead a joyful life is not to pursue happiness for ourselves, argues Christine Carter, but to pursue it for others
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