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  • How To Blend A Family

    This hour, we’ll talk about strategies for making one family out of two with Dr. George S. Glass. His new book is Blending Families Successfully: Helping Parents and Kids Navigate the Challenges so that Everyone Ends Up Happy.

  • Why We Eat Together

    We’ll talk this hour about why the tradition of family dinners still has a place in our busy lives with food historian Ruth Rupp. Her story “Eat, Drink and Be Merry” for National Geographic appears at

  • Investigating Our Ancestors

    We’ll talk to the writer and director this hour about how his hometown of Baltimore has influenced his work and about his new book, Carsick: John Waters Hitchhikes Across America.With sites like and the digitization of public records, tracing our family trees has become easier than ever. We’ll talk this hour about why we’re so interested in discovering our roots with Maud Newton, who writes about the subject in the June issue of Harper’s.