Week Of June 4, 2012
Connecting with Kids from Infancy Through the Teen Years
Dr. Kenneth Ginsburg, pediatrician 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 Parent's Guide to building Resilience in Children and Teens.
Birthdays without Pressure
Dr. William Doherty, Professor and Director of the Marriage and Family Therapy Program at the University of Minnesota and past President of the National Council on Family Relations. Dr. Doherty is the author of several books including Putting Family First and The Intentional Family: Simple Rituals to Strengthen Family Ties.
The First Year with Your Baby
Dr. Linda Gilkerson, Director of the Irving B. Harris Infant Studies Program at Erikson Institute, a Graduate School in Chicago, focusing on Child Development.
Is My Child Ready for Potty Training?
Karen Deerwester, Parent Educator, Early Childhood Specialist and the author of The Potty Training Answer Book.
Week Of June 11, 2012
The 4 B’sof Bedtime for Toddlers & Preschoolers
Dr. Laura Jana, pediatrician, and media spokesperson for the National American Academy of Pediatrics. Dr. Jana is the co-author of Heading Home with Your Newborn: From Birth to Reality.
The Challenges Raising Your Toddler
Dr. Alicia Lieberman, Professor of Psychology at the University of California, San Francisco and Director of the Child Trauma Research Project at San Francisco General Hospital. Dr. Lieberman is the author of The Emotional Life of the Toddler.
Kids and Parents Exploring the Internet (Together)
Nancy E. Willard, educator, lawyer, educational technology consultant, and mom. She has focused on issues of youth risk online for over a decade and is the author of Cyber-Safe Kids, Cyber-Savvy Teens: Helping Young People Learn To Use the Internet Safely and Responsibly.
Finding In-Home Childcare for Your Baby
Guy Maddalone, author of How to Hire a Nanny: Your Complete Guide to Finding, Hiring and Retaining a Nanny and Other Household Help.
Week Of June 18, 2012
Play & Friendship for Children with Disabilities
John Kemp, a Washington, DC attorney and lifelong advocate for the rights of people with disabilities. Mr. Kemp is the co-editor of Reflections from a Different Journey: What Adults with Disabilities Wish All Parents Knew.
Teaching Children to Respect Others
Dr. Michele Borba, educational consultant, former classroom teacher and the author of Don't Give Me That Attitude and Nobody Likes Me, Everybody Hates Me : The Top 25 Friendship Problems and How to Solve Them.
Preventing Childhood Obesity: Starting at Birth
Dr. Sandra Hassink, Director of the Weight Management Program at the Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children in Wilmington, Delaware, assistant professor of pediatrics at Thomas Jefferson University Medical School and a member of the American Academy of Pediatrics national task force on obesity. She is the Editor in Chief of A Parent’s Guide to Childhood Obesity: A Road Map to Health.
Easy Naptime Tips for Toddlers & Preschoolers
Ann Douglas, parent educator, mother of 4 and the author of Sleep Solutions for Your Baby, Toddler and Preschooler
Week Of June 25, 2012
Slow Down Family Life
Susan Usha Dermond, Director of the Portland, Oregon,Living Wisdom School, a non-profit, holistic school. She is the author of Calm and Compassionate Children: A Handbook.
Have a Happy, Positive Pregnancy!
Dr. Tracy Gaudet, M.D., OB/GYN and Executive Director of the Duke Center for Integrative Medicine at the Duke University School of Medicine. Dr. Gaudet is the author of Body, Soul, and Baby: A Doctor’s Guide to the Complete Pregnancy Experience, From Preconception to Postpartum.
Become Your Child’s Education Advocate
Bryan Hassel, Co-Director of Public Impact, and co-author of the Picky Parent Guide: Choose Your Child’s School with Confidence.
How to Deal with Your Infant’s Separation Anxiety
Dr. Jennifer Shu, pediatrician and Medical Editor-in-Chief of Baby and Child Health from the American Academy of Pediatrics