Interview with Judith Warner author of Perfect Madness Motherhood in the Age of Anxiety
Are children hurt by a working mother? Is a stay-at-home mom "better"? The "mommy wars" heats up again with a new twist. We talk with Judith Warner author of Perfect Madness, Motherhood in the Age of Anxiety.
Girls gone wild! Today’s headlines scream about the outrageous antics of Paris Hilton, Britney Spears, Lindsay Lohan. But are these young woman the norm or the exception and should we be worried about the example being set for our young girls? Caroline and Jacquie will find out when they talk with Karen Stabiner, author of My Girl: Adventures with a Teen in Training.
Alternative Treatments for ADD and ADHD
With seventeen million new cases of Attention Deficit Disorder diagnosed in children each year, Ritalin has quickly become an alarming "quick-fix" solution. But for millions of children, drugs aren't helping. We'll find out about alternative treatments for ADD and ADHD, some of which you may have never considered before, or even know about with Dr. Frank Lawlis, author of The ADD Answer. www.franklawlis.com
Raise a Smarter Child
Have you ever bought any of those baby DVD's hoping it will give your kids some extra brain power? A new study might have you thinking twice. Not only could it be a waste of your money – it could actually cause your child more harm than good. We'll give you simple and no-cost ways to Raise a Smarter Child by Kindergarten with neuroscientist David Perlmutter. www.inutritionals.com
Help for Finding Quality Day Care
For working parents, finding quality day care can be a real challenge. But a new program will help guide you in your decision to select the right daycare for your child from the convenience of your computer. www.ordize.com
Stress Less This School Year
New backpack... $35. New Jeans... $55. Starting the school year off stress free... priceless! It's hard to believe that school time is almost here again. And if you're one of those parents juggling money and schedules, while trying to keep a secure grasp on your sanity, we'll get tips on achieving a more peaceful and stressless transition from summertime to school time with Dr. Kathleen Hall, CEO of The Stress Institute. www.stressinstitute.com
Take Charge of Your Child's Sleep
It can be the key to your child's success in school. We talk with sleep expert Dr. Jodi Mindell about how to help your child get back to a sleep routine before the new school year starts. sleepdisorderchannel.healthology.com
The Marriage Benefit
Should you stay or should you go from your marriage? According to a recent gallup poll, married people are happier than unmarried people. But there's more to it than that. We'll find out how the marriage benefit can give us purpose and meaning even in the face of life's greatest challenges when we talk with psychologist Mark O'Conell, author of The Marriage Benefit. www.markoconnellphd.com