Episode 706: The Crisis with Soft Skills
THURSDAY, MAY 21 8:00PM: This important episode explores the crucial distinction between "parenting" and "over-parenting." Experts reveal some of the most common well-intentioned, but damaging mistakes parents make; and they explain how so-called "helicopter parenting" can lead to a child who struggles to adjust in school and social enviornments.
What is iQ: Smartparent?
iQ: smartparent is an Emmy Award-winning program about parenting in the digital age. WQED-TV created a television series and social network for parents to empower them with new knowledge, tools, and abilities to successfully guide their children in the use of digital media and technology. iQ: smartparents are a community of parents, caregivers, educators and experts who want to understand the opportunities and challenges of media as it relates to child development. Our show is developed in partnership among WQED's award-winning education, production, and interactive teams.