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Dr. Janice Johnson Dias, sociologist, philanthropist, and mother of activist Marley Dias, talks about how to raise joyful, change-making kids. For her, it’s all about creating the conditions of joyfulness, which begins with listening to your child, asking them questions, and sharing what’s happening in your own life. Plus, why family and culture are so critical to creating joy, and how you can find your own joy as a parent. “Those of us who have found access to joy are those of us who are in the business of change-making, because every day we are doing something to improve the conditions under which we live and improve in the society in which we exist."
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- Order a copy of her new book, Parent Like It Matters: How to Raise Joyful, Change-Making Girls: https://www.penguinrandomhouse.com/books/604095/parent-like-it-matters-by-janice-johnson-dias-phd/
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- Keep up with all of Janice’s work at her website: https://thedrjanice.com/
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