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  • The First 1,000 Days

    This hour, we’ll visit Uganda, India, Guatemala – and places in the U.S. – to hear how children in disadvantaged households are thriving thanks to programs focused on early-childhood nutrition with Roger Thurow, senior fellow for global agriculture and food policy at the Chicago Council on Global Affairs.

  • When Kids Leave The Nest

    This hour, we’ll talk about how to refocus our lives once children are all grown up with Melissa T. Shultz, who writes about the idea in her memoir, “From Mom to Me Again: How I Survived My First Empty-Nest Year and Reinvented the Rest of My Life.”

  • Teach The Children Well

    This hour, as part of KERA’s American Graduate series, we’ll talk about how at least trying to see the world through children’s eyes can inform the way we teach them with Erika Christakis. Her new book is called “The Importance of Being Little: What Preschoolers Really Need from Grownups.”

  • Parenting Through Puberty

    This hour, we’ll talk about how we can better understand the challenges of puberty – and about how we can keep the peace at home – with Dr. Kevin Leman, author of “Planet Middle School: Helping Your Child through the Peer Pressure, Awkward Moments & Emotional Drama.”

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    Autism And Care

    The Director of Autism Research at the Arkansas Children’s Hospital Research Institute tells us about cutting edge therapies currently in development, and gives practical advice for parents of autistic children.

  • Immunization Nation

    We’ll talk this hour about how politics and social concerns have directed medical policy with Emory University assistant history professor Elena Conis. Her new book is Vaccine Nation: America’s Changing Relationship with Immunization

  • Parenting: A Primer

    Many new parents don’t realize just how little they know about raising a child until they have one of their own. We’ll talk this hour about some of the most commonly asked parenting questions with Dr. David Elkind, professor emeritus of child development at Tufts University. He writes about the topic in Parenting on the […]