Do you homeschool your children or have you ever considered homeschooling? Well, homeschooling is booming with over one-million children learning from home. And these kids outperform the conventionally schooled not only on standardized academic tests but also on tests of social skills. We'll talk with Greg and Martine Millman, parents of six home schooled children and authors of Homeschooling: A Family's Journey, about the advantages of homeschooling and what it takes to teach your kids from the comfort of your own home. www.gjmillman.com
Do you spend hours in the car each week, driving your kids to soccer or volleyball games across town, or across the state? Have you given up family meal time and vacations? Well, when it comes to youth sports, how much is too much? Caroline and Jacquie are going to find out how parents can take back family life in a world gone crazy over youth sports with Regan McMahon, author of Revolution in the Bleachers. www.revolutioninthebleachers.com
Is Your Child Unmotivated?
"If he only would apply himself.", "She can do it if she puts her mind to it. ", "He's just not trying." Sound familiar? For one in five students, learning is an exhausting and frustrating struggle. But motivation is the key to learning and we're going to tell you how to turn on that tuned-out child with psychologist Rick Lavoie, author of The Motivation Breakthrough. www.ricklavoie.com
The Benefits of Single-Sex Education
Can sending your daughter to an all-girls school give her an advantage in class and in life? We'll find out what the research shows and how eliminating distractions like boys and concerns over looks can impact a girl's achievement and self-esteem when we discuss the issue of single-sex education with Ann V. Klotz, Head of Laurel School.
Finding Strength to Overcome a Painful Past
He's a survivor of severe child abuse, and has shared his story in six unforgettable books including the #1 New York Times Best Seller A Child Called "It". With his new book Moving Forward, Dave Pelzer will teach us how to quit blaming our failures on others and to take responsibility for our own happiness. www.davepelzer.com