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Nurturing and empathy are among the most important lessons a child can learn. Our child psychologist, Dr. Susan Bartell, writes about the nature of empathy and how to encourage children in learning that others have feelings too. Dr. Bartell’s ideas about Creative Play may surprise you.


 You might see them hugging a crying friend or offering a toy to a cranky baby. However, don’t take your child’s burgeoning empathy for granted.

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