A Connecticut Families Extra:

News 8’s Sarah Cody and author Amy Alamar are hosting a podcast called Parenting Beyond the Headlines.

In the tenth installment, they speak to Dr. Anthony Rao, a nationally known psychology expert and author of The Power of Agency, a guide to fully becoming the author of your life, and The Way of Boys, Promoting the Social and Emotional Development of Young Boys. 

“Don’t fill every space.  Sometimes silence is incredibly important,” he says.  “I love to position myself as a learner.  ‘Hey, you’re the expert!  What’s it like for you?  It’s been so long since I was 8!’”

Find out more by downloading this free podcast.