Praise for The Empathy Advantage

“…Just like the What to Expect When You’re Expecting books, this is one you can refer to for years to come… If you know a parent who is struggling right now, or maybe you are wondering how to get your child to be kinder to others, I highly recommend this one.” (more)

Stranded in Chaos blog review

“…As Lynne Azarchi shows, empathy can be taught. Most importantly, Lynne can teach it, and that is exactly why this book belongs in every home and classroom- now more than ever.” (more)

Maurice J. Elias, Ph.D. directs Rutgers University’s Social-Emotional and Character Development Lab and has co-authored Emotionally Intelligent Parenting

“…help(s) parents, caregivers and educators develop children’s ability for human connection while acknowledging the strength in diversity, as well as practicing equity and inclusion.” (more)

Yonty Friesem, Ph.D. Founding Director, M.A. in Civic Media, Columbia College Chicago

“The time has never been more ripe for parents and educators to explicitly teach empathy. The Empathy Advantage is timely and provides evidence-based guidance for parents and educators…” (more)

Nadia S. Ansary, Ph.D., Professor, Department of Psychology, Rider University
  • Coaching for parents, caregivers and teachers
  • Actionable even for the busiest parent
  • Resources including books, videos and websites
  • Activities for the whole family
  • Helpful tips for increasing Face to Face Time
  • Helpful guidance for kids preschool to high school
  • Managing media and active listening tips.

Using Empathy to Talk to Kids About Difficult Topics

Lynne Azarchi is here to talk about ways we can have conversations with our kids about current issues happening from the pandemic to the crisis in Ukraine. This can be stressful and have an impact on our kids. It’s important that we can use empathy to walk in a child’s shoes to better understand how this climate is affecting them. Today Lynne shares how to actively listen and teach mindfulness to help reduce our child’s feelings of anxiety.

The Empathy Advantage