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    Confident Parents, Confident Kids

    by Jennifer Miller Year Published: 2019

    Jennifer S. Miller, MEd., is the founder of the site Confident Parents, Confident Kids and has twenty years of experience working with parents, educators, and other adults to help them become more effective with children through social and emotional learning.

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    Parenting the New Teen in the Age of Anxiety

    by John Duffy Year Published: 2019

    Kids are growing up with nearly unlimited access to social media and the internet, and unprecedented academic, social, and familial stressors. Starting as early as eight years old, children are exposed to information, thought, and emotion that they are developmentally unprepared to process. As a result, saving the typical “teen parenting” strategies for thirteen-year-olds is now years too late.

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    Permission to Feel

    by Marc Brackett Year Published: 2019

    More than any other book on human feelings, Permission to Feel integrates psychological research, educational practice, and compelling stories, including Marc Brackett's own life experiences, to make emotional intelligence come alive.

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    UnSelfie: Why Empathetic Kids Succeed in Our All-About-Me World

    by Dr.Michele Borba Year Published: 2017

    Hailed as “an absolute must-read” (Jean Twenge) and a book that “will change your kids’ lives” (Jack Canfield), UnSelfie by Dr. Michele Borba explains what parents and educators MUST do to combat the growing empathy crisis among children today—including a 9-step empathy-building program with tips to guide kids from birth through college, and beyond.

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    The War for Kindness: Building Empathy in a Fractured World

    by Jamil Zaki Year Published: 2019

    In this groundbreaking book, Jamil Zaki shares cutting-edge research, including experiments from his own lab, showing that empathy is not a fixed trait—something we’re born with or not—but rather a skill that can be strengthened through effort. He also tells the stories of people who embody this new perspective, fighting for kindness in the most difficult of circumstances.

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