One of my favorite parenting experts is Deborah Gilboa, MD. also known as Dr. G. In the past I’ve shared several of her posts.

In this video, “The Big Lie about Empathy,” she shares some eyes-wide-open truths about EMPATHY. Probably nothing is more important to the parent-child relationships than the ability to accurately sense and appreciate your child’s feelings.



For more of her wisdom, check her website,

More about empathy…

Also, empathy is a central topic in these two books:


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