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Apr 29, 2015

Kathy CeceriOnce you've committed to a particular way of parenting or educating your kids, can you admit to having struggles or making mistakes without inviting people to assume that your whole approach is wrong? Terri chatted with Kathy Ceceri, who writes about homeschooling on the All About Homeschooling Facebook page and her...


Apr 28, 2015

Our current favorite shows and some old favorites coming back from the dead were on our minds for this week's Round 2 chat. Catherine provided an update on Wolf Hall, and we talked about the pop-culture proliferation of the property with a book, a TV show, and a two-part play that got eight Tony nominations shortly...


Apr 24, 2015

Word BubbleAn earlier podcast on schools grading parents led to this week's discussion of whether schools should even be grading students. Are grades a needlessly judgmental and limiting system for assessing student progress? Do we really need stiff standards and the teaching-to-the-test that goes with them? Is there some more...


Apr 22, 2015

Susan AdcoxMost parents can use an extra set of hands from time to time, but when that assistance comes from our own parents, there may be strings attached. Catherine chatted with Susan Adcox, About.com's expert on grandparenting, about how grandparents should behave when they're stepping in to help out and how parents...


Apr 21, 2015

Are you the kind of person who reads People Magazine to find out what the British royal family is up to? Catherine admits to such an interest, and quickly devoured The Royal We, a new book by Heather Cocks and Jessica Morgan of the blog Go Fug Yourself, which also has its fair share of royal-watching content, plus...