Like a Sponge podcast: Liar, liar
Today’s kids see celebrities, business moguls, and politicians lie with impunity. Here’s how to raise an honest child in a post-truth society.
Like a Sponge podcast: The power of purpose
Just 40 percent of adults say they feel a strong sense of purpose in their lives, but research shows that a sense of purpose makes people happier, healthier, and more successful. We talked to researchers, parents and kids about how you can help your child begin a path toward a meaningful life.
Like a Sponge podcast: The forgiveness cure
Decades of research show that the ability to forgive is a life skill that helps us build our resilience. In this episode, we tackle some of the biggest misconceptions about forgiveness head on, and explain how teaching kids how to recover from everyday hurts will make them resilient to life's bigger blows.
Like a Sponge podcast: It’s love, actually
The secret ingredient for thriving in our fractured society? It’s feeling unconditionally loved, and the best times to make sure your kids feel it are in your toughest parenting moments. We talked with researchers, kids, and a former white supremacist about how to make sure your kids are getting the message.