Oprah's Lifeclass Videos

Why Parents Should Avoid Words Like Pretty and Smart - Video
If your child told you, 'I think I'm ugly,' or 'I think I'm dumb,' how would you respond? Parenting expert Dr. Shefali Tsabary explains why taking the positive approach may be sending the wrong message to your children.
How to Say No Without Crushing a Child's Spirit - Video
Does your child want to stay up late or watch inappropriate movies? Dr. Shefali Tsabary helps parents find a way to say 'no' to their children without crushing their spirits.
Children Respond to the Pressure to Be Like Mom and Dad - Video
Dr. Shefali Tsabary sits down with a small group of kids ages 11 to 17. Watch as they open up about the pressure they feel to be like their mothers and fathers.
Help! My Parents Think I Let My Child Explore Too Much - Video
An 'Oprah's Lifeclass' audience member says she likes to let her children explore the world around them, an approach her parents don't agree with. She asks parenting expert Dr. Shefali Tsabary for her thoughts.
Ask Dr. Shefali: How Do I Protect Kids During My Separation? - Video
An 'Oprah's Lifeclass' member is in the process of separating from her partner and asks parenting expert Dr. Shefali Tsabary for advice on how to stay connected with her daughters, 11 and 5, in this uncertain time. See what Dr. Shefali has to say.
The Simple Solution to Your Child's Problems - Video
An 11-year-old girl tells Dr. Shefali Tsabary what her mother and father could do better. Watch her parents' reaction.
The Lessons Parents Can Learn From Their Children - Video
Parenting expert Dr. Shefali Tsabary helps parents see for themselves what works and what doesn't.
Dr. Shefali Tsabary on Helping Children Embrace Struggles - Video
Watch as Dr. Shefali Tsabary tells a group of parents in the 'Lifeclass' Social Lab how to help their children embrace their personal struggles, not run away from them.
Dr. Shefali Tsabary Explains How to Raise Strong Children - Video
Parenting expert Dr. Shefali Tsabary explains where true strength comes from and how to provide both support and guidance today that will allow children to be more alive and engaged in the future.
Dr. Shefali on Why You Shouldn't Fix Your Child's Problems - Video
Parenting expert Dr. Shefali Tsabary explains how all parents can overcome their instinct to 'fix' everything and to shield their children from negative emotions.
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