Author Talk: The Kindness Advantage, Cultivating Compassionate and Connected Children

Posted by Karen Tatarka on Monday, September 23, 2019 at 3:45 PM

Please join us as the Friends of the Weston Public Library - in support of books and kindness -

welcomes authors Dale Atkins, PhD and Amanda Salzhauer, MSW to discuss their book: 

The Kindness Advantage

Cultivating Compassionate and Connected Children

October 3, 2019

7:30PM, Weston Public Library Community Room
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“In homes and school communities nationwide, there is re-energized interest in the values of community, compassion, and tolerance, and in finding our way to a kinder culture. The Kindness Advantage: Cultivating Compassionate and Connected Children is a practical and concrete guide for parents and grandparents to equip a young child with the essential skills to have a positive influence on the world. It’s never too early to start a child on a path of fulfillment through meaningful connection with others. Designed to be read with children as young as four, the book presents ten fundamental concepts to weave into daily life. Additionally, it includes current research in the fields of happiness and child development and real life stories of kids who are making a difference.”

About the Authors:

Dale V. Atkins, PhD is a frequent guest psychologist on NBC's TODAY and many other TV and radio shows. She is a licensed psychologist with more than forty years of experience as a relationship expert focusing on families, wellness, managing stress, and living a balanced, meaningful the Community Room of the Weston Library.

Amanda R. Salzhauer, MSW has spent many years as a social worker in clinics and private practice, which has given her a deep understanding of children, family, and community dynamics. In addition to her field experience cultivating on-on-one relationships, she has been a force for progress through her participation as a board member of several leading non-profit organizations.


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