One-year-old Emily offers her dad, The Sporkful's Dan Pashman, a bite of watermelon (before dropping it on the floor). Jennifer Hsu/WNYC hide caption

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A group of mothers and infants celebrate a recent graduation from the Harlem Children's Zone Baby College program. Marty Lipp/Courtesy of Harlem Children's Zone hide caption

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If kids head off to the park to play by themselves, are their parents failing to protect them? Or are they fostering independence? hide caption

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Having a narcissistic parent doesn't mean you're going to turn out that way, too. GraphicaArtis/Corbis hide caption

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