When one or both parents are incarcerated the family is also incarcerated and are adversely affected in profound ways that exacerbate existing structural inequalities and struggles. Programs for inmates and families like FamilyWorks and the Storybook Program, encourage rebuilding and maintaining relationships despite being separated by prison. Description: When one or both parents are incarcerated … Continued
An in-depth conversation about parenting transgender kids, with Janna Barkin and Mere Abrams. Janna is the author of the book, He’s Always Been My Son, which traces her family’s journey in supporting and raising their transgender son, Amaya. Mere is a therapist and gender specialist in private practice and also Clinical Research Associate and Study … Continued
Raising children to be healthy and happy is not an easy task. Parents face challenges based on their own childhood, temperament, and life circumstances. There are some guidelines that can help all parents create strong family bonds and help kids grow up to be responsible and loving adults. Join Nurse Rona and Erica Reischer, Ph.D for … Continued
In the US approximately 5 children die every day as a result of child abuse. Join Nurse Rona and her guests to discuss the complex subject of Child Abuse and Neglect. Every child deserves to be safe and healthy.
The Girl Behind the Door, A Father’s Quest to Understand His Daughter’s Suicide, provides a profound look into adoption, teenage suicide, and attachment issues. Join Nurse Rona Renner to hear John Brooks story about his daughter Casey. You’ll understand more about the struggles children who are adopted face, and the heartache any parent feels when a … Continued
If we want teens to grow up with a healthy attitude, and practice safe sex, then parents and teachers need to feel comfortable talking about this complex and emotionally charged topic. What does quality sexual health education in the schools look like? And what do parents need to give their kids accurate information? The California … Continued
Adam Mansbach, author Of ‘Go The F*** To Sleep,’ discusses his new book on mealtime with kids called “You Have to Fu**king Eat.” “You Have to F**king Eat” covers another major source of frustration for parents — trying to get your kids to eat a good meal. As Mansbach states in the official book announcement, … Continued
Taking the power struggle out of parenting: sound impossible? It can be done, and you and any children you know will benefit. Sharon Strand Ellison shows us how. PLUS, two empowering, eye-opening, historical novels introduce young people, and folks of all ages, to the richness and possibilities that are all around us, even in the … Continued