Guest 1: Amy Kovarick, coauthor of Baby on Board.
Topic: Becoming a mother without losing yourself.
Issues: Learning to focus on yourself while preparing for baby’s arrival; the importance of asking questions, like “who do I want to be as a mother?” discovering what will bring balance and fulfillment as the new mom juggles career, family, friends, and her own needs and dreams.
Guest 2: Carl Pickhardt, author of The Connected Father.
Topic: Understanding your unique role and responsibilities during your child’s adolescence.
Issues: How fathers can learn to be better listeners; why fathers have trouble communicating and what to do about it; how to encourage independence while setting limits; how to talk to teens about drugs, sex, relationships, and more.