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The Family Politics of 'Do As I Say'

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The Family Politics of 'Do As I Say'

The Family Politics of 'Do As I Say'

The Family Politics of 'Do As I Say'

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Moms and Dads tell their kids to do what they say, not as they do — and then light a cigarette or pour a drink. Guests take a closer look at how parents' behaviors and attitudes can affect their children.

Guests:

Dr. T. Berry Brazelton, founder of Brazelton Touchpoints Center at Children's Hospital Boston; clinical professor of pediatrics emeritus at Harvard Medical School; author of more than 30 books on pediatrics and child development

Amy Dickinson, writes the syndicated column "Ask Amy" for The Chicago Tribune