Many men in our fast-paced, production-oriented culture have no experience of what being truly nurtured feels like. Being able to nurture yourself is the heart of renewal. The nurturing process is essential to an open, clear, free mind, as well as being the foundation for a supple, resilient, unstressed physical body, and for emotional stability. [...]
[amazon asin=0385523653&template=thumbnail1&chan=default]Guest 1: David Shenk, author of The Genius in All of Us.
Topic: New insights into genetics, talent, and IQ.
Issues: Amazing new evidence that will make you forget everything you thought you knew about genes, talent, and intelligence; how genes really work; the myth of “giftedness;” how to improve your genes.
[amazon asin=1843107848&template=thumbnail1&chan=default]Guest 2: Susan Rubinyi, author of Natural Genius.
Topic: The Gifts of Asperger’s Syndrome.
Issues: Raising her son Ben and how she came to view his AS, and the gifts that come with it, as a blessing. Emphasizing the extraordinary positives of her son’s life—his photographic memory, perfect pitch and French-English bilingual abilities – she advocates a strength-based approach.
[amazon asin=0787983349&template=thumbnail1&chan=default]Guest 3: Ron Dietel, author of Get Smart.
Topic: Nine sure ways to help your child succeed in school.
Issues:Substantial increases in academic achievement are possible when parents, teachers, and students work in partnership. The Get Smart Learning Model helps parents be involved in their child’s academic life.
[amazon asin=0446504130&template=thumbnail1&chan=default]Guest 1: Po Bronson, co-author of NurtureShock.
Topic: New thinking about children.
Issues: Why just about everything you think you know about parenting could be wrong; why the most brutal person in a child’s life is often a sibling; when is it too soon—or too late—to teach a child about race; why reading to your child may not be the most effective way of stimulating vocabulary.
[amazon asin=0345505077&template=thumbnail1&chan=default]strong>Guest 2: Dian Levin, author of So Sexy, So Soon.
Topic: The new sexualized childhood.
Issues: Dealing with the onslaught of sexual images and situations that surround our kids–on tv, movies, video games, and even cartoons; the impact of all this sexual content on kids emotional and social growth; what parents can do to protect their kids.
[amazon asin=0763644846&template=thumbnail1&chan=default]Guest 3: Robie Harris, author of It’s Perfectly Normal.
Topic: Straight talk about talking to kids about sex and sexuality.
Issues: The answers to nearly every question about birth, babies, bodies, families, and healthy sexuality.