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Family Matters podcast: Teaching kindness — and teaching teens to dress for winter

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In today’s world, a little kindness goes a long way and proof can be found at Davidson Creek Elementary in Sherwood Park, Alta.

A lunch supervisor has turned her crocheting hobby into a school initiative to help the homeless. On the podcast, you’ll hear about the project, as well as an interview with child psychologist Jillian Roberts about whether kindness can be taught.

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Also on the podcast, most parents will admit to having some struggle convincing their kids to dress for the winter. Even in a deep freeze, teenagers are wearing hoodies instead of parkas.

Registered psychologist Kimberly Knull from Momentum Walk in Counselling shares some insight into your teen’s fashion choices.

Plus, Global Edmonton Meteorologist Jesse Beyer pops in to talk about the likelihood of frostbite and he makes some confessions about what he wore as a teen in the winter.

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