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November 18, 2017 | Parent Workshop: Dream College: Who Gets Into College and How

Dream College! Students in grades 8-12, come out and learn what you need to do to get into a top college. During this informative workshop, you'll hear from internationally recognized college admissions expert, Dr. Kpakpundu Ezeze.  Counsellors, admissions professionals, and students around the country agree:  his insights are right on target! Don't miss it! WHEN: […]

May 2, 2017 | Parent Talk: Tackling Technology

Our children and technology… where to start?! With all of the other challenges that have faced parents throughout time immemorial, this is a parenting burden that is unique to our age.  How to manage the lure and fascination that technology is to our children when, if we're honest, we're barely managing it for ourselves! Technology […]

March 7, 2017 | Parent Talk: Raising I-Can Kids

We all want to instill a can-do attitude in our children so that they can take on new challenges and learn to believe in their own competency regardless of the situation. It is through a sense of competence that self-confidence developed.  Children develop confidence, not because we parents consistently tell them how wonderful they are, […]

Oct 11-Dec 6, 2016 | Parenting Class: Parenting Preschoolers

She’s no longer a baby and his toddler years are coming to a close – whew!  Next up:  Preschool. These are known as the Wonder Years.  Self-management, independence and learning to control emotions… most of the time!  So much is being learned through these special years including cooperation, sharing and empathy. Learn how to do […]

October 11, 2016 | Parent Talk: Raising I-Can Kids

We all want to instill a can-do attitude in our children so that they can take on new challenges and learn to believe in their own competency regardless of the situation. It is through a sense of competence that self-confidence developed.  Children develop confidence, not because we parents consistently tell them how wonderful they are, […]

Countdown to College, Part III: Learning to Let Go

We explore the challenges parents face when their teens head off to college and and we can no longer look over their shoulders and call the shots.  Listeners hear tips for navigating this major life transition and finding ways to savor it as a truly victorious moment for their children.  (Air Date:  July 13, 2017) […]

Countdown to College, Part II: Decisions, Decisions

After pressing through the gauntlet of college visits, testing and applications, teens and their families reach ‘D-Day’, usually May 1st, when they have to make the big decision.  Based on their professional as well as personal experiences, Ralph and Linda alert listeners to key factors to consider when facing this very important choice. (Air Date: […]

Author’s Roundtable: What’s Your Story? | December 9, 2016

Periodically, we invite authors to showcase their books and engage with the audience.  This discussion features former elite basketball players whose books draw upon lessons learned in sports and their relevance to success in life.  (Air Date:  December 9, 2016) Guests:  Bernadette Harris and Jackee DeVane, co-authors of Life & Basketball:  7 Locker Room Lessons […]

April 5-May 24, 2016 | PEPI: Parenting 5 – 12 Year-Olds

These are the blossoming middle years of your child's development.  So many changes and such a wonderful age to parent! Your child is eager for more independence and he's proving so much more capable of contributing to the home and family.  Routines can be much more easily managed and followed, responsibilities can be better shared […]