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Apr 18, 2018

On a special speed round, friend of the podcast Katherine Lewis shares some of what she learned while researching her new book, The Good News About Bad Behavior. Visit Katherine at katherinerlewis.com.


Apr 2, 2018

00:32 SAT Triumph: Nicole and her daughter got a happy middle-of-the-night surprise.

7:10 Valuable Advice: First, we have to figure out what values we value most; and then we have to try to teach them to our kids.

19:32 Speed Round: Not-So-Fond Memories: There are some parts of our parenting pasts that we are happy to...


Nov 3, 2017

00:37 Autumn in Vancouver: Nicole is stocking up on ketchup chips, but is still waiting for an opportunity to wear her raincoat.

05:03 White Lies and Gray Areas: We wade into the treacherous waters of kids and lying: What are the best ways to react, and to teach them about honesty? (Surprise: There are no easy answers.)...


Sep 28, 2017

00:31 Our Handyman Friends: Catherine got some good news on a household project, which led to a discussion of how familiar we are with some of the folks who visit our homes.

07:04 The Limits of Parenting: This article on what parenting can (and can't) do really rang true for us. Plus it led to another in our series of...


May 8, 2014

Does spanking have any place in a parent's disciplinary toolbox? Should teachers ever be able to hit, restrain, or isolate kids for behavior purposes? And if not, what sort of behavior controls can be put in the place of these no-longer-acceptable practices? Join About.com parenting guides Terri Mauro (