This article from the end of 2017 explains how we can start a new year off on the right foot – with empathy:
Interpret and empower — Mary Gordon, president, Roots of Empathy
“My message to parents is that children gain their resilience from the environment they’re in, not from the global environment. At a year old, a child falls down, looks at mommy to see, ‘Am I all right?’ At year 7, 8 and beyond, the child still looks at the parent to make sense of the world. Sometimes parents forget they have that amazing gift and power and responsibility.