Guest 1: David Kessler, coauthor of On Grief and Grieving
Topic:
Finding the meaning of grief.
Issues: The five stages of grief; coping with the death of a loved one; helping children cope with grief and loss, whether it’s a grandparent or a goldfish.

Guest 2: Diane Ehrensaft, author of Mommies, Daddies, Donors Surrogates
Topic:
How technology is changing the definition of “family.”
Issues: Reproductive technology such as donor eggs, donor sperm, and surrogates; answering children’s questions about where they came from; the impact of donor eggs or sperm on the couple’s relationship; what will grandparents and others think? legal Issues and obstacles