Category: Positive Parenting for Military Families

Unlocking the Teenage Brain + Debunking Myths about Only Children

Interviews with Eric Jensen, coauthor of “Turnaround Tools for the Teenage Brain,” about how to help underperforming students become lifelong learners; and Lauren Sandler, author of “One and Only,” about the freedom of having an only child—and the joy of being one.

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Combatting Bullying of Special Needs Kids + Excessive Drinking on Campus

Interviews with Gary Mayerson, author of “How To Compromise With Your School District Without Compromising Your Child, about combatting bullying and how to get effective services for children with autism or developmental disabilities; and journalist Caitlin Flanagan, about how helicopter parents cause binge drinking among college students.

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Talking to Teens about Cybersex + Digital Natives

Interviews with Jennifer Weeks, author of “The New Age of Sex Education,” about how to talk to your teen about cybersex and pornography in the digital age; and Devorah Heitner, author of “Screenwise,” about helping kids thrive and survive in their digital world.

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Becoming an Empowered Young Woman + Raising Human Beings

Interviews with Naomi Katz, author of “Beautiful,” about how to help girls deal with the most challenging issues of adolescence, including body image, the media, relationships, competition, sex, and peer pressure; and Ross Greene, author of “Raising Human Beings,” about figuring out who are children are and helping achieve their life goals.

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