WBEZ brings you fact-based news and information. Sign up for our newsletters to stay up to date on the stories that matter.In Chicago we’re in the midst of what seems like an epidemic of inner-city youth violence with some kids even using their cars as weapons. Is there anything we can do? One former Chicagoan says that we could all re-think what it means to raise a good kid. Harvard University psychologist Richard Weissbourd says modern parents are too focused on trying to make their children happy or encouraging them to conform to a specific ideal. Instead, they should be giving their kids the tools they need to develop their own moral sensibility. He discusses his book, The Parents We Mean To Be: How Well-intentioned Adults Undermine Children’s Moral and Emotional Development.