Week Of August 6, 2012
Wise Advice for New Parents
Dr. David Elkind, Professor of Child Development at Tufts University and the author of several books including The Hurried Child and All Grown Up and No Place to Go.
Connecting Your Kids with Their Community
Dr. Mary Pipher, psychologist in Lincoln, Nebraska and the author of Reviving Ophelia, The Shelter of Each Other, and her new book Writing to Change the World.
Babies are Born Learners
Nina Sazer O’Donnell, early childhood learning and education expert with United Way Agency where she is the Director of National Strategies, Success By 6.
Help for Kids with Sensory Processing Disorder
Dr. Lucy Miller, Founder and Executive Director of the KID Foundation, which provides parent support and conducts research about SPD (Sensory Processing Disorder). Dr. Miller is the author of Sensational Kids: Hope and Help for Children with Sensory Processing Disorder.
Week Of August 13, 2012
College Admission 101: Stay Sane and Be Supportive
Dr. Kenneth Ginsburg, pediatrician specializing in Adolescent Medicine at The Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and an associate professor of Pediatrics at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine. Dr. Ginsburg is the author of a book called A Parent's Guide to Building Resilience in Children and Teens.
You’re Adopting a Baby!
Dr. Marlou Russell, practicing psychologist who works with adoptees, birth parents and adoptive families. She is the author of Adoption Wisdom: A Guide to the Issues and Feelings of Adoption.
Defiant Preschool Behaviors - What’s a Parent and Teacher to Do?
Dr. Jeffrey Bernstein, psychologist in private practice specializing in child, adolescent, couples and family therapy in the Philadelphia area. Dr. Bernstein is the author of 10 Days to a Less Defiant Child.
Play Ideas for Children with Physical Disabilities
Diana Nielander, Executive Director of the National Lekotek Center, a national non-profit toy and play resource for children with special needs.
Week Of August 20, 2012
Allowance for Your Kids?
Steve and Annette Economides, Founders of the HomeEconomiser newsletter and the authors of America's Cheapest Family Gets You Right on the Money: Your Guide to Living Better, Spending Less, and Cashing in on Your Dreams.
Moms and Toddlers - What’s Your Parenting Style?
Lu Hanessian, contributing writer for Fit Pregnancy, host of Make Room for Baby on the Discovery Health Channel and the author of LET THE BABY DRIVE: Navigating the Road of New Motherhood.
Movement & Play to Improve Preschool Literacy
Rae Pica, children’s physical activity specialist since 1980. She is the author of Jump into Literacy: Active Learning for Preschool Children.
How to Respond When Your Child is Sad
Dr. Charles A. Smith, Professor and Parent Educator in the School of Family Studies and Human Services at Kansas State University and the author of Raising Courageous Kids.
Week Of August 27, 2012
Dads & Their Preschoolers
Armin Brott, father of two, radio talk show host and the author of 5 books on fatherhood including his new book called Fathering Your School-Age Child.
How a Toddlers Language Develops
Dr. Julie Masterson, Professor of Communication Sciences and Disorders at Missouri State University. She is the co-author of Beyond Baby Talk, a book sponsored by the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association.
Success for the Child Who Has Dyslexia
Dr. Sally Shaywitz, Neuroscientist, Professor of Pediatrics at Yale, and Co-Director of the Yale Center for Dyslexia and Creativity. Dr. Shaywitz is the author of Overcoming Dyslexia: A New and Complete Science-Based Program for Overcoming Reading Problems at Any Level.
Keeping Your Baby, Toddler and Child Safe from Lead Poisoning
Dr. Routt Reigart, Professor of Pediatrics and Director of the Division of General Pediatrics at the Medical University of South Carolina. Since 1972, Dr. Reigart has worked actively in children’s environmental health activities.