#482 Dandelions and Orchids

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By Craig Harper. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.
Dr. Vanessa Lapointe is a Parenting Expert, Author, Researcher and Child Psychologist. Or as I call her, Kid-Ologist. Raising, guiding, empowering, teaching and understanding children, is her thing. The science (art?) of raising happy, healthy, functional kids (how to be a great parent) is her passion, research and career. This conversation covered a vast amount of territory and as a non-parent, I found her thoughts, ideas, stories and insights, fascinating. We spoke about brain stuff, mind stuff, nurture vs. nature, genetic stuff, programming, the education system and her son the orchid and her other son, the dandelion (it will make sense when you listen). You’ll love it.

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