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Are We Raising A Generation Of Crybabies? Why We Need More ‘Shake It Off’ Parenting

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By Erickka Sy Savané  So the other day I came across an article by a psychotherapist and author who discussed the hidden dangers of ‘shake it off’ parenting. She uses the term to describe parents who tell kids to shake it off when they get hurt, and describes an incident that happened when her six-year-old son got hit in the…

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Is It Okay To Call Kids Sexy?

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By Erickka Sy Savané “You look sexy!” exclaims my neighbor to my 6-year-old daughter. I laugh uncomfortably because though I know she’s showing some knee, I’d never call her sexy. She’s cute. Kids are cute. They’re not doing anything to warrant sexual attention. My daughter looks at me confused because we’ve had conversations about the word “sexy” in the past,…

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