Mister Rogers' Advice on How to Connect with Your Kids

Aired on 10/12/1985 | CC tv-pg
For more than 30 years, Fred Rogers, on his educational program Mister Rogers' Neighborhood, helped inform millions of children about complicated topics. So, it goes without saying that anybody looking to be a better parent could do worse than taking advice from a person so good at connecting with kids.

In 1985, Mister Rogers revealed to Oprah one of the biggest mistakes parents make—and how correcting it could instantly make them more empathetic.