Guest 1: Carl Pickhardt, author of Keys to Successful Stepfathering.
Topic: How men can be effective stepfathers and maintain a healthy marriage at the same time.
Issues: Easing into the new role as stepparent; building relationships with the stepchildren; keeping expectations realistic; managing conflict and establishing authority.
Guest 2: James Garbarino, author of See Jane Hit.
Topic: Why girls are growing more violent and what we can do about it.
Issues: New research shows girls are as aggressive as boys but that girls are socialized differently; how culture encourages girls to be violent, what parents, coaches, and others can do to work understand girls’ aggressiveness and channel it positively.