Guest 1: Carl Pickhardt, author of The Future of Your Only Child.
Topic: How to guide your child to a happy, successful life.
Issues: The pros and cons of being an only child; different types of only children; how parents can combat oversensitivity in their only child and familiarize them with normal conflicts that arise in daily life; ways parents can stop themselves from transferring their won worries to their only child.
Guest 2: Carl Honore, author of Under Pressure
Topic: Rescuing our children from the culture of hyper-parenting.
Issues: What happens when the impulse to give our children the best of everything runs rampant; why managing every detail of our children’s lives is backfiring; what the research shows about how overmanaged children are not learning basic life skills and are staying overdependent on their parents.