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


Womens Magazine

Womens Magazine – January 8, 2018

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


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


Talkies

Inner City Tales, Mother’s Day help

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


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