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Grandparenting Too Soon

In today's world unplanned pregnancies do happen, resulting in young people being thrust into the role of grandparents too soon. Dr. Slack shares ways young grandparents can help new parents accept responsibility while meeting the needs of a new baby. More in This Series

Overcoming Eating Disorders

Jenni Schaefer, author of Life Without Ed: How One Woman Declared Independence From Her Eating Disorder and How You Can Too, joins host Brett Williams for an honest discussion about eating disorders. Talks about the causes, symptoms, and strategies for dealing with eating disorders. She gives ideas for parents, as well as how you can tell if you or others are on the road to an eating disorder. More in This Series

Measuring and Managing Depression

Dr. Kevin Skinner LMFT, Kenneth Patey MS

Guest Dr. Michael M. Grant is a clinical psychologist whose work over the past 20+ years has included direct provision of behavioral healthcare services to adult individuals and couples using primarily cognitive behavioral approach to therapy. He specializes in depression. He understands how to help people, and has provided organizational consultation services to Fortune 500 companies including Gillette and Motorola. Dr. Grant's focus on measuring outcomes of therapy will give you new insights into depression and therapies that work. More in This Series

Getting Ready to Start a Weight Loss Program

Getting ready to start a new weight loss program is more than purchasing special food. Proper preparation encompasses awareness of medical concerns, setting realistic goals, and understanding your BMI. More in This Series

You Can Have It All! Nurturing Yourself For A Change

Guest Julia Roberts, author of Motherhood to Otherhood, joins us to answer the question: "Is it possible for moms to be the stars of their own lives, or do we give that up if we want to be good mothers?" Find out how nurturing yourself can make you a great mom. Listener Alert: This audio resource contains some audio disruptions. We apologize for any inconveniences. More in This Series

Creating Attachment with Your Children

Guest Barbara Nicholson is a founder of Attachment Parenting International and author of Attached at the Heart. Barbara started her career in special education, and she now focuses on parent/child relationships. She explores a variety of issues from nature/nurture, early childhood, children with disabilities, and La Leche. More in This Series

How Much Should You Push Your Child?

Dr. Markham's guest is Dr. Jim Taylor, author of Positive Pushing. Parents often feel torn between sheltering their children from the cruel realities of the world so they can experience a "happy childhood" and driving their kids so they can get into the best schools and achieve financial success as adults. Learn how parents can set high expectations and empower their kids to find their own true success and happiness in life. More in This Series

Effective Discipline

Guest Judy Arnall, author of Discipline without Distress: 135 Tools for Raising Caring, Responsible Children Without Time-Out, Spanking, Punishment or Bribery, teaches you what does work to help kids behave well and grow up wonderful. Most parents say the discipline they're using doesn't work. A long-time advocate for parenting without punishment (even "punishment-lite" such as consequences and time-outs). Judy's here to explain why punishment backfires, and to teach you what does work to help kids behave well and grow up wonderful. More in This Series

Avalanche of Parenting Secrets

Dr. Markham responds to her listeners' requests for more Parenting Secrets. Join her for an avalanche of listener questions and secrets of happy parents including 10 rules for talking with kids about finances, dealing with bullying, determining if you are making your child feel dumb, and much more! More in This Series

Don't Have Your Baby Until You Read This Book!

Medical Expert Dr. Linda F. Palmer, author of Don't Have a Baby Until You Read This Book joins Dr. Markham for an enlightening and interesting discussion on babies. Dr. Palmer's own research and extensive review of the scientific and medical research on parenting, infant health, and infant issues makes this fascinating conversation one you won't want to miss. More in This Series