Fighting the Flu This week on Mom Talk Radio, we are joined by Harvey Hubbell V, filmmaker, who shares information about his new film Dislecksia: The Movie. Spotlight on Moms features Patty Holliday of MargaritasMilesAndMouse.blogspot.com. Dr. Leonard Friedland, Director of Scientific Affairs and Public Health, Vaccines North America at GSK, shares ways to fight the flu. Amy Oh, co-founder and president of Boingy LLC and creator of Grapple, shares how she took an idea to retail shelves. Dawn Dais, author of The Sh!t No One Tells You: A Guide to Surviving Your Baby’s First Year, shares some tough and humorous challenges from her new book.
Make Your Worrier a Warrior This week on Mom Talk Radio, we are joined by Bobby McGee, 6-time Olympic Running coach from South Africa who shares the 3 greatest problems runners face in progressing their running. Spotlight on Moms features Julia Sherwin of JuliaSherwin.Wordpress.com. Barbara Ruhs, MS, RD, LDN, licensed dietician and nutritionist, shares the benefits of the high lycopene content in Tasti Lee tomatoes. Dr. Dan Peters, co-founder and clinical director of the Summit Center and author of Make Your Worrier a Warrior shares information about his new book. Dr. Bernadine Cruz, associate veterinarian, shares how ways to keep your furry companions healthy.
National Adoption Month This week on Mom Talk Radio, we are joined by Sharon Simons, author of Mom At Last: How I Never Gave Up On Becoming a Mother, shares information about infertility, adoption and becoming a mom at last. Spotlight on Moms features Mira Park of MiraBest.com. Rene Alegria, CEO of Mamiverse shares information on Bilingual Plus, the new platform for help in raising bilingual kids. Dr. Cass Ingram, author of The Cure is in the Cupboard, shares natural remedies for cold season. Carrie Goldman, award-winning author of Bullied: What Every Parent, Teacher, and Kid Needs to Know About Ending the Cycle of Fear, shares information about her Adoption Portraits series in honor of National Adoption Month.
Hosting Memorable Gatherings This week on Mom Talk Radio, we are joined by Jennifer Sbranti, designer, entrepreneur, and entertaining guru shares tips for hosting memorable gatherings. Spotlight on Moms features Gayle Turner of DisneyGals.com. Lilliana Vazquez, founder and editor-in-chief of The CheapChica’s Guide to Style, talks looking good for less. Michelle Staley, Huggies MomInspired winner, inventor and founder of Busy Breathers shares how her business has grown from a dream to reality. Katie Neitz, Articles Editor with Runner’s World gives tips for running while pregnant.
Preventing and Talking to Your Kids About Medicine Abuse This week on Mom Talk Radio, we are joined by Bobby McGee, 6-time Olympic Running coach from South Africa who shares the 3 greatest problems runners face in progressing their running. Spotlight on Moms features Devon Keith of MakeItHappenDiva.com. Gary Kehoe, renowned formulator and expert advisor in health and wellness talks about how testosterone affects dad’s physiology. Ben Foss, entrepreneur, activist, founder of Headstrong Nation and author shares information about his new book, The Dyslexia Empowerment Plan. Christy Crandell, author and Co-Founder of Full Circle Treatment Center talks about preventing and talking to your kids about medicine abuse.
Nutritious and Delicious Snacks for Kids This week on Mom Talk Radio, we are joined by Erika Brown, fashion, style, beauty and travel writer who shares tips for busy parents on providing nutritious and delicious snacks. Spotlight on Moms features Julie Franklin of RunWalkRepeat.Blogspot.com. Dr. Felicia Stoler, registered dietician, exercise physiologist, and author of Living Skinny in Fat Genes™ talks about superfoods. Fashion Designer Durga Sundaram-McCurdy shares information about her newest flexible bridesmaid dress line. Tammy Gold, licensed therapist, certified coach, child and parenting expert and Chief Mommy Officer of MommyCoach, shares information about the newest platform connecting moms with experts.
Saving on Holiday Travel This week on Mom Talk Radio, we are joined by Bob Diener, President and Co-Founder of GetARoom.com, who talks saving on holiday travel. Spotlight on Moms features Ann Heinzel of MyMilwaukeeMommy.com. Lisa Lynn, PT, FT and specialist in metabolic weight loss and performance nutrition, shares the benefits of Omega 3. Christine Fonseca, author of Quiet Kids, shares tips for parents to help understand the misunderstood world of the introvert. Tim Elmore, author of Generation iY: Our Last Chance to Save Their Future, talks about 3 major parenting mistakes.
Counteracting Mental Fatigue This week on Mom Talk Radio, we are joined by Liz Matheis, licensed Clinical Psychologist who shares tips for starting your kids with chores. Spotlight on Moms features Arely Posz of AvaAndersonNonToxic.com. Dr. John Meiser, MD, PA, board certified in Allergy and Immunology, talks about anaphylaxis. Sanjay Nambiar, author of The Super Duper Princess Heroes: How It All Started, talks about his latest book. Dr. Shawn Talbott, PhD, LDN, FACSM, physiologist, nutritional biochemist, author and entrepreneur, talks counteracting mental fatigue for better sleep.
Advocating for Your Children’s Health This week on Mom Talk Radio, we are joined by Elizabeth Pantley, author, parenting educator and president of Better Beginnings, Inc, shares tips for helping your kids sleep. Spotlight on Moms features Melissa Peterson of LakeCountryFamilyFun.com. Dr. Aimee Shunney, psychologist and Nordic Naturals spokesperson, talks emotional health. Chrissie Denniston, educator, children’s game designer and mom of 2, shares information about Rosetta Stone’s new Kids Lingo Letter Sounds app. Amy McCready, parenting expert and TODAY show contributor, shares tips for advocating for your children’s health.
Caring for Baby Teeth This week on Mom Talk Radio, we are joined by Kelley Suggs, certified health education specialist, who talks about making small changes to see significant results. Spotlight on Moms features Kelly Stilwell of KellyStilwell.com. Dr. Carlos Bertot, pediatric dentist and national spokesperson for the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry, talks about caring for baby teeth. Jessica Brekke, co-founder of The HopeFULL Company shares a great solution for chemotherapy and dysphagia patients. Sheryl Hill, author of Walking on Sunshine, NRG a Divine Transformation, shares guidelines and tips for safe travel.
3 Major Parenting Mistakes This week on Mom Talk Radio, we are joined by Dr. Lucy Gibney, founder of Lucy’s cookies talks food allergies. Spotlight on Moms features Cam Bowman of GrowingUpGoofy.com. Dr. Rachel Moon, SIDS expert and author of Sleep: What Every Parent Needs to Know share tips for helping your little one sleep soundly. Michelle Staley, Huggies MomInspired winner, inventor and founder of Busy Breathers shares how her business has grown from a dream to reality. Tim Elmore, author and founder of Growing Leaders, talks about 3 major parenting mistakes being made today.
Developing Children’s Creativity This week on Mom Talk Radio, we are joined by Dr. Mark Harrell, President Elect of the American Association of Clinical Endocrinologists, shares tips for reducing your risk of thyroid cancer. Spotlight on Moms features Maria Casey of mariahcasey.typepad.com/leadermom. Drew Banks, head of marketing for Prezi, talks about developing children’s creativity. Jackie Walker, author of Expressionista, talks about how a tween, teen or woman can find out her internal fashion persona. Richard Greenberg, author of Raising Children that Other People Like to Be Around, talks about the S.M.A.R.T. parenting system.
What You Put In Your Head Matters More Than What You Put In Your Mouth This week on Mom Talk Radio, we are joined by Carolyn Dalgliesh, author of The Sensory Child Gets Organized: Proven Systems for Rigid, Anxious, or Distracted Kids. Spotlight on Moms features Carrie McLaren of CarrieWithChildren.com. Rachel Brandeis, registered dietitian talks about the growing prevalence of food allergies in children. Tory Johnson, Good Morning America contributor and author of The Shift talks about how what you put in your head matters more than what you put in your mouth. Grace Ellis communications specialist and spokesperson for the Consumer Electronics Association talks about how tech accessories help keep budgets in check.
100 Questions You’d Never Ask Your Parents This week on Mom Talk Radio, we are joined by Janice Frey-Angel, CEO of the National Healthy Mothers, Healthy Babies Coalition, who shares why seafood is beneficial during and post-pregnancy. Spotlight on Moms features Shalynne Addison of WonderfullyChaotic.com. Elisabeth Henderson, author of 100 Questions You’d Never Ask Your Parents, gives tips for talking to your kids. Kim Camp, author of She’s Twelve Going on Twenty, talks about responding to issues almost every mother and daughter will encounter. Co-Founder and Co-CEO of SmartyPants Vitamins, Courtney Nichols Gould shares practical ways parents can encourage kids to eat healthy.
Teaching Smart Kids to Outsmart Unhealthy Online Culture This week on Mom Talk Radio, we are joined by Brian Martin, founder of the Children of Domestic Violence Foundation. Spotlight on Moms features Emelia Cellura of HalfCrazyMama.com. Dr. Catherine Steiner-Adair, clinical psychologist and author of The Big Disconnect: Protecting Childhood and Family Relationships in the Digital Age talks about teaching smart kids to outsmart unhealthy online culture. Joy Kosak, co-founder of Pumping Essentials, talks obtaining breastfeeding support and breast pumps, cost and hassle-free. Fertility expert and Associate Professor of OB Gyn & Reproductive Endocrinology, Dr. Lynn Westphal, discusses infertility.
Cost-Conscious Nutrition for Baby This week on Mom Talk Radio, we are joined by Kara Nortman, CEO of Moonfrye mobile app. Spotlight on Moms features Candy Martin of MotherOfStyle.com. Suzy Koontz, educational consultant and founder of Math & Movement®, talks about eliminating math frustration and anxiety in children. Dr. Stanley Cohen, author of What to Feed Your Baby talks about the top 5 things parents can do to insure the best nutrition for their infant. Natalia Ortiz, Huggies MomInspired grant winner and founder of Two Hippos, shares some entrepreneurship inspiration.
Boost Kids' Confidence for the New School Year This week on Mom Talk Radio, we are joined by Brett Larson, Emmy Award winning reporter talks must-have tech for back to school. Spotlight on Moms features Danielle Herzog of martinisandminivans.com. Dr. Alice Wilder, talks about interactive storybooks on the Speakaboos iPad app. Mark Dority of Kula Causes talks about the Kellogg’s Family Rewards Giving program. Dr. Michele Borba, educational psychologist offers Five Ways to Bost Kids’ Confidence for the New School Year.
Ultimate Parenting Resources This week on Mom Talk Radio, we are joined by Sofia Saleem, math and science teacher and creator of MathWhisperer. Spotlight on Moms features Sarah Clachar of FitFamilyTogether.com. Dr. Suken Shah, talks about Scoliosis and new genetic test, ScoliScore. Kate Harrison, Green Life Guide’s CEO, talks about the new go-to-source for eco-conscious families. Leana Greene, founder and CEO of KidsintheHouse.com introduces the Ultimate Parenting resource website.
Getting Your Kids Moving, Thinking and Doing This Summer This week on Mom Talk Radio, we are joined by Pam Withers, author of Jump-Starting Boys: Help Your Reluctant Learner Find Success in School and Life. Spotlight on Moms features Barseghian of OCMomBlog.com and OCMomDining.com. Mike Nawrocki, co-creator of VeggieTales and voice of Larry the Cucumber, talks about the release of MacLarry and the Stinky Cheese Battle. Chris Sleat, Co-Founder and CEO of cwist, talks getting your kids moving, thinking and doing this summer. Marianne Ryan PT, OCS, Owner and Clinical Director MRPT Physical Therapy, shares tips on how to get your pre “Baby Bod” back.
Summer Family Packing Tips This week on Mom Talk Radio, we are joined by Meghan Ryan, owner of Smart Speech Inc. Spotlight on Moms features Kim Orlando of TravelingMom.com sharing her best summer family packing tips. Dave Stone talks about his new book, How to Raise Selfless Kids in a Self-Centered World. Sherry Torkos, holistic pharmacist and fitness instructor offers up some healthy food swaps, and Eric Sorenson, Director of Research and Content at Kidobi, gives 5 tips for making your child’s screen time count this summer.
Advocating for Your Child's Health This week on Mom Talk Radio, we are joined by Haleh Resnick, author of Little Patient Big Doctor: A Mother’s Journey. Spotlight on Moms features Khadijah Red of FabFindsInABeat.com. Fifth-generation herbalist, Dean Morris , shares natural stress busters. Erin Kelly, M.D., founder of Hulabye, LLC talks innovation and entrepreneurship. Julie Bulloch, shares why her and husband, Rusty, give teens a second chance by opening up their home and share information about their new television series, Bulloch Family Ranch.
Healthy Family Eating This week on Mom Talk Radio we are joined by, Kerri Stenson, Publisher and Editor-in-Chief of Edible Silicon Valley, who shares tips for healthy family eating. Rebecca Braith, stylist and education specialist for Great Clips gives great tips for summer hair dilemmas. Dr. Felicia Stoler, registered dietitian and author of Living Skinny in Fat Genes: The Healthy Way to Lose Weight and Feel Great, talks healthy food swaps for your 4th of July cookout. Spotlight on Moms features Molly Gold of gomominc.com. Marianne Ryan PT, OCS, Owner and Clinical Director MRPT Physical Therapy, shares tips on how to get your pre “Baby Bod” back.
Summertime Reading with Kids Last week on Mom Talk Radio, we were joined by Keith Code, Founder of the California Superbike School and ambassador for the Foundation for a Drug-Free World. Lisa Lynn, metabolic weight loss and performance nutrition expert shares ways we can “cheat” on our diets and still shed some pounds. Gloria Larkin, National Marketing and Business Expert shares how women can be successful as entrepreneurs. The Mom’s Roundtable discusses Summertime Reading with kids. Merel Baker, discusses her new dyslexia friendly book series, Maks & Mila series.
Attachment Parenting: Do's and Don'ts This week on Mom Talk Radio, Lynne Kenney, Psy.D. and co-author of Bloom: Helping Children Blossom talks about what makes Bloom different from other parenting books. Huggies MomInspired winner Michelle Isrow explains how the invention of Undercover Tape has evolved into a successful business. Dr. Liz Matheis of Psychological and Educational Consulting, LLC talks about how to recognize when to seek professional psychological help for your child. The Mom's Roundtable discusses the Do's and Don'ts of Attachment Parenting. Gilda Batista shares how her daughter's school project evolved into a business.
Creative and Affordable Birthday Celebrations for Kids Marissa Hagmeyer, NEAT Method’s South Florida Independent Organizing Professional and Marketing Director. Christy Zigler talks about how she was inspired to create her new book, Can't-Wait Willow! Jessica Gold, CEO of Dobbin clothing dishes on designer fashion at affordable prices. The Mom's Roundtable shares their most Creative and Affordable Birthday Celebration Ideas for Kids. Brianna Meighan shares tips from her new book "How to Fly with Baby: Your Mile-High Guide to Air Travel with an Infant.
Simple Steps for Overall Wellness
Robert Siciliano, an online security, safety and identity theft expert. Tara Gidus talks about working with Wendy’s and their healthy, summer salads. Sally Koslow author of SLOUCHING TOWARD ADULTHOOD: How to Let Go So Your Kids Can Grow Up. The Mom’s Roundtable discusses simple steps for overall wellness. Sherry Torkos talks aboutsummer's natural travel essentials.
Stress Busters for Moms
Angela Lutin, blogger, The Naked Truth advice columnist and dating coach. Madison Bailey, Maria’s daughter, gives advice on growing up. Dr. Ana Duarte, a board-certified pediatric dermatologist and consultant to the makers of Coppertone. The Mom’s Roundtable discusses stress busters for moms. Dr. Elizabeth Chabner Thompson, talks about her breast cancer experience.
Survival Tactics for the End of the School Year
Dr. Rob Danoff talks about chronic pain and how to avoid it while at work. Karen Candy, public relations manager for Princess Cruises. Sheryl Hill, founder of ClearCause. The Mom’s Roundtable discusses survival tactics for the end of the school year. Ginger McClean, responsible for the strategic development of spa operations for Senses - A Disney Spa at Disney’s Grand Floridian Resort and Disney’s Saratoga Springs Resort.
Family Friendly Summer Vacationing
Molly Gold from Go Mom Inc. discusses summer, sports, and staying organized. Susanne Budofsky and Robyn Spritzer, Huggies MomInspired winners for their Hold On Handles design. Robynn Delin,Director of Licensing and Marketing for the Alexander Doll Company in New York. The Mom’s Roundtable discusses family friendly summer vacationing. Lon Rosen, founder ofOne Beat CPR.
Money Saving Tips
Tracy Beckerman writes the nationally syndicated humor column, Lost in Suburbia, and is an official blogger for Lifetime Television’s hit show The Balancing Act. Paul Lamar Hunter talks about hisnew book, No Love, No Charity: the Success of the 19th Child. Ken Guilmartin discusses how music can support all levels of learning. The Mom’s Roundtable discusses money saving tips for busy moms. Patty Lazarus, author of March into My Heart.
Celebrating National Moms Nite Out
Adrian Kulp, author of DAD OR ALIVE. Angela Gillespie, Director of Market Development for Covidien Vascular Therapies. Linda Descano,President/CEO of Women & Co. The Mom’s Roundtable discusses ideas for Celebrating National Mom’s Nite Out. JJ Virgin, author of NY Times bestseller The Virgin Diet: Drop 7 Foods, Lose 7 Pounds, Just 7 Days, and Six Weeks to Sleeveless and Sexy.
Dr. Robert Sears,member of the Colief Colic Council, a board-certified pediatrician and co-author of the Sears Parenting Library. Jonelle Krier, Huggies MomInspired and creator of Assessables® – a new bodysuit meeting the needs of today’s newborn. Kyle Richards,Real Housewives of Beverly Hills star, mom of four talks about Clorox’s Ick-tionary. The Mom’s Roundtable discusses crafting with your kids. Renowned parenting expert, Dr. Michele Borba.
Kids and Technology
Sarah Schupp,CEO and founder of UniversityParent.com. Bill Gillis talks about Blue Ribbon Month. Anne Lamott,the New York Times-bestselling author of Help, Thanks, Wow, Some Assembly Required, Grace (Eventually), Plan B, and Traveling Mercies. The Mom’s Roundtable discusses kids and technology. Kate and David Marshall, talk about their brand new journal - What I Love About You, Mom.
Caring for Your Baby
Denise Spiegel, the director of Global Publicity for Visit Orlando. Helen Moon,certified baby specialist, talks about caring for your baby. Jennie Perillo, consulting food editor at Working Mother magazine. The Mom’s Roundtable discusses having fun gardening with your kids. Lisa Cash Hanson talks about SnuggWugg and what inspired her award winning idea.
Sarah Terescreator of Motherwords. Charlotte Prescott,Director of Spa & Fitness for Canyon Ranch Miami Beach. Dawn Cutillo, author of The Hormone “Shift.”The Mom’s Roundtable discusses cloth diapering. Denise Tayloe talks about COPPA and why parents need to know about it.
Having Fun with Your Kids in the Kitchen
John Gobbels, Chief Operating Officer/Vice President and transport expert for MedjetAssist. Dr. Jeff Kozlowski talks about orthodontics and how it is not too late for adults. Dr. Jayson and Mira Calton, authors of the new book, Rich Food Poor Food. The Mom’s Roundtable discusses having fun with your kids in the kitchen. Dr. Felicia Stoler, author ofLiving Skinny in Fat Genes.
Tips on Living Frugal
Bea Arthur, psychotherapist, entrepreneur, and founder of PrettyPaddedRoom.com. Lily Winnail, Huggies MomInspired winner and the creator of Padalily. Rose Maura Lorre, blogger at FiveOClockCocktails.com and food critic for St. Louis Magazine. The Mom’s Roundtable discusses tips on living frugal. Eoin Mullen, US’s key spokesperson for Coleman's Mustard.
Jason Lubar, Founder and Executive Director of the summer programs for American Collegiate Adventures. Dr. Anne Dranitsaris,a clinical psychotherapist, corporate therapist, and co-creator of the Striving Styles Personality System. Libby Langdon, Interior Designer, Author, and Makeover Television Personality talks about giving your kitchen a facelift. The Mom’s Roundtable discusses potty training. Sue Sanders, author of Mom, I'm Not a Kid Anymore.
Traveling with Small Children
Kevin Strauss talks about the FamilyeJournal. Dr. Kelly Reynolds gives us tips on how to prevent getting the flu. Kevin Brooks Vice President of Ozonator, LLC. The Mom’s Roundtable discussestips for traveling with small children. Bernadette Noll,co-founder of SlowFamilyLiving.com and author of the new book Slow Family Living.
Preparing for a Baby
Elizabeth BattaglinoPresident and CEO of HealthyWomen. Susan Shapiro Barash gives helpful tips for couples. Charles Johnsoncertified life coach and author of "How to Find the Right One & Make it Last!" The Mom’s Roundtable discusses what you never knew you needed when preparing for a baby.Sarah-Jane Bedwell talks aboutWelch’s Kitchen Table Report.
The Birds and the Bees
Jane Roperauthor of the memoir, Double Time: How I Survived–and Mostly Thrived–Through the First Three Years of Mothering Twins. Heather Feldstein creator of WordsByMom.com. Debi Silber, the MOJO Coach talks about the pros and cons of a Paleo lifestyle. The Mom’s Roundtable is joined by Dr. Harley Rotbart who discusses how to talk to your kids about the birds and the bees. Tanya Biank talks about her latest book, UNDAUNTED: The Real Story of America’s Servicewomen in Today’s Military.
Marlene Kochauthor of Eat More of What you Love. Children’s Claritin Moms on the Air, Lisa Samples and Mary Donnellan give their tips on minimizing allergy suffering for their families. Yael Londono talks about planning your next Disney vacation. The Mom’s Roundtable discusses family nutrition, setting the foundations for a healthy lifestyle. Angelique Millette,a parent educator, pediatric sleep consultant, and pediatric sleep researcher.
Going Green on a Budget
Mary Hunt, author of Cheaper, Better, Faster: Over 2,000 Tips and Tricks to Save You Time and Money Every Day. Sherry Torkos gives flu fighting strategies. Dr. Tamar Chansky lets us know how parents can prevent passing anxiety on to their kids. The Mom’s Roundtable discusses going green on a budget. Susie Taylortalks about how to take a great idea and turn it into reality.
Deborah Tillman, host of America’s Supernanny: Family Lockdown. Marlene Koch, RD and author of Eat More of What you Love. Darla DeMorrow, author of The Pregnant Entrepreneur. The Mom’s Roundtable discusses meal ideas for the New Year. Alison Rhodes, The Safety Mom.
Indoor Activities for the Kids
Susan Marcus, one of the authors of The Missing Alphabet: A Parents' Guide to Developing Creative Thinking in Kids. Jane Baker from Saving Memories Forever. Renowned yoga teacher and somatic counselor, Hala Khouri tells us about her new prenatal yoga DVD, “Radiant Pregnancy.” The Mom’s Roundtable discussesindoor activities for the kids this winter. Lynelle Woolley from Flower Girl World.
Jessica Porter, author of The MILF Diet, The Hip Chick’s Guide to Macrobiotics. Theresa Harris, founder of Thrive Art School. Brian Brawdy, author of The Power of Instinct. The Mom’s Roundtable discusses tweens. Celebrity fitness and nutrition expert Lisa Lynn tells how to avoid the four biggest exercise excuses for 2013.
New Year’s Resolutions
New York Times Bestselling author, Susannah Cahalan talks about her new book, Brain on Fire. Amy Blankson author of the Ripple’s Effect. Lou Schuler from The New Rules of Lifting Supercharged. The Mom’s Roundtable discusses New Year’s Resolutions.
Keeping Busy During Winter Break
Charles Scott, author of Rising Son - A Father and Son’s Bike Adventure Across Japan. Veterinarian, Dr. Jenifer Chatfield gives tips on how to keep our pets healthy. Author, Josie Brown tells us about her newest release Totlandia. The Mom’s Roundtable discusses keeping the kids busy during winter break. Julia Barnett Tracy talks about The African Children’s Choir.
Giving Back During the Holidays
Dr. Constance Scharff, author of Ending Addiction for Good. Carol Gamble from Little Partners. Dr. Cheryl Albright tells us more about the Mama Move Project. The Mom’s Roundtable discusses giving back during the holidays. Dr. Elizabeth Chabner Thompson, creator of the BFFL Bag.
The Mom’s Roundtable discusses holiday traditions. Erin Richardson from ZipList. Psychotherapist and top psychology blogger, Dr. Joseph Burgo, discusses his new book, Why Do I Do That? Psychological Defense Mechanisms and the Hidden Ways They Shape Our Lives. The Mom’s Roundtable discusses staying healthy during the holidays. Christina Stanley-Salerno tells us about Samsung’s Make Your House Work for the Holidays program.
Favorite Holiday Recipes and Treats
Former Criminal Prosecutor, Loni Coombs, author of her new book You’re Perfect…and other Lies Parents Tell: The Ugly Truth About Spoiling Your Kids. Amy Bradley from ToyDozer. Dr. Trina Read discusses the importance of intimacy, particularly during the often-stressful holiday season, and how to spice up your relationship this winter. The Mom’s Roundtable discusses favorite holiday recipes and treats. Jacqueline Lawrence, Founder & President of TJL Enterprises, makers of Colic Calm and Tummy Calm.
Preparing for the Holidays
Christine Burger founder of Noodle & Boo discusses how they are helping to bring awareness for National Adoption Month. Jeremy Katzman tells us about the Bald, Brave, Beautiful Project at Miami Children’s Hospital. Dr. Harley Rotbart talks about establishing family traditions, big and small. The Mom’s Roundtable discusses preparing for the holidays. Luke Warren from North Star Games.
Professional Organizer and Image Consultant from AddSpacetoYourLife.com, Kathi Burns. Doug Johnson, founder of Your Santa Story. Lauren Schneider from Our House lets us know how we can help our kids deal with grief. The Mom’s Roundtable discusses Thanksgiving. Debra Rosenbloum from Squatchi.
Dr. Jason Bermak discusses the misperceptions of schizophrenia and the new documentary “Living with Schizophrenia: A Call for Hope and Recovery." Claritin’s “Moms on Air,” Maria Smith from Mamalicious Maria and Katrina Brandenburg from Proverbs 31 Mommy and Wife give their tips for moms of allergy sufferers. Scott Weingold, co-publisher of CollegeMadeSimple.com and the nation's #1 "College Financial Aid Expert Worth Knowing About." The Mom’s Roundtable discusses sports safety. Luke Warren from North Star Games.
Discussing Politics with Your Children
Jonny Bowden better known as "The Rogue Nutritionist", discusses his top nutritional picks for cutting down the duration of colds and flu. Jeremy Katzman tells us about the Bald, Brave, Beautiful Project at Miami Children’s Hospital. Alexandra Allred author of Damaged Goods. The Mom’s Roundtable covers discussing politics with your children. Lynn Perkins, co-founder of UrbanSitter.com.
Kim Palacios, author of From Preschool to Grad School. Safety expert, Jennifer Hoekstra, discusses Halloween safety tips. Priscilla Dunstan, author of Calm the Cry: The Secret Baby Language That Reveals the Hidden Meaning Behind an Infant's Cry. The Mom’s Roundtable discusses Halloween. Stew Sloke and Donn Marier, creators of the Halloween Machine Song.
Creativity in Your Children
Christie Barnes, parenting expert and author of “The Paranoid Parents Guide.” Dr. Jason Karp, America's running expert and the author of "Running for Women.” Dr. Justin Bazan tells us why eye exams should be on this year’s back-to-school checklist. The Mom’s Roundtable discusses how to foster creativity in your children. Chris Arangio from HP.
Creating Family Traditions
Diena Thompson and Gary Martin Hays tells us about the radKIDS program, the country’s leading self-empowerment program for kids. Jessica Hannon from yurbuds sports earphones. Dr. Michael Lester, author of "Say AAAH": A Common Sense A to Z Guide to those 'AAAHsome' Years Newborn to Age 5.' The Mom’s Roundtable discusses creating family traditions. Kaili Baker from Altrient.
Fall Activities for the Family
Tracey Clark author of Elevate the Everyday: A Photographic Guide to Picturing Motherhood. Registered dietician, Dr. Felicia Stoler lets us know about some easy food swapping to keep moms and kids healthy and happy. Susan Shapiro Barash author of The Nine Phases of Marriage: How to Make It, Break It and Keep It. The Mom’s Roundtable discusses fall activities for the family. Elisabeth Hubbard, the entrepreneur and mom behind the Funflector brand of fun pedestrian reflectors.
Exposing Your Child to New Activities
Lisa Lillien, Hungry Girl tells us about snacks that pack a punch. Susan Lipman author of Fed Up With Frenzy. Rick Kamal, president of EduNova, gives us tips on how to avoid the beginning of the school year anxiety. The Mom’s Roundtable discusses exposing your child to new activities. Nicole from SAHM Reviews discusses working as a stay at home mom.
Getting Back Into a Routine
Registered dietician, Louise Goldberg, tells us about the importance of the nutrient lutein and other healthful tips. Susan Shapiro Barash author of The Nine Phases of Marriage: How to Make It, Break It and Keep It. Dr. Robert Sears answers our questions about colic. The Mom’s Roundtable discusses tips for getting back into a routine at the beginning of the school year. Karen Hudson from MommyNoire.com.
Starting a Blog
Dr. Jennifer Powell-Lunder, clinical psychologist and co-author of, Teenage as a Second Language. Dr. Rebecca Reeves tells us about some easy food swaps for better health. Jeffrey Kluger author of The Sibling Effect. The Mom’s Roundtable discusses tips for starting a blog. Avoid the "Freshman 15" with healthy easy-to-follow tips from Alli Menor, nutritionist at DeliverLean.
Introducing a New Baby to the Family
Infertility consultant, Mindy Berkson, tells us what options are available to preserve fertility when choosing to delay childbearing. Children’s Claritin “Moms on Air,” Traci Curth from The View from My Fishbowl, gives her tips for moms of allergy sufferers. Cheryl Brost, CrossFit Champion shares her tips for busy moms. The Mom’s Roundtable discusses introducing a new baby to the family. Dr. Jim Taylor, author of Raising Generation Tech.
Healthy, Waste-Free Lunch Ideas
Hormone health expert and author of Hormonal Balance, Dr. Scott Isaacs tells us how to lose weight by understanding your hormones and metabolism. Dr. Harley Rotbart, pediatrician and author of No Regrets Parenting. Amy McCready, parenting expert and author of If I Have to Tell You One More Time. The Mom’s Roundtable discusses healthy, waste-free lunch ideas.
Balancing Family and Career
Vicki Hoefle, author ofDuct Tape Parenting: A Less Is More Approach to Raising Respectful, Responsible, and Resilient Kids. Children’s Claritin “Moms on Air,” Alison Rigdon from Misadventures in Baby Raising, talks about always being prepared when dealing with allergy sufferers. Dr. Christine Horner, leading breast cancer prevention expert and author, "Waking The Warrior Goddess" tells us about screening hype overblown. The Mom’s Roundtable discusses balancing family and career. Shaun Groves, Christian recording artist and blogger for Compassion.
Madeline Levine, Ph.D., a psychologist, consultant, educator and co-founder of Challenge Success at the Stanford School of Education, and author of Teach Your Children Well: Parenting for Authentic Success. Mayo clinic physician Dr. Philip Hagen and Aviva CMO Chris Jones share the recent results from a study on Women, Mothers & Health. Stylist Devon Cruz gives tips and tricks for keeping your kids hair manageable and healthy. The Mom’s Roundtable discusses preparing for back-to-school. Karen Friedland-Brown, Director of Parents Place.
Organizational/hoarding expert Leslie Josel talks about getting ready to go to college and how to organize the dorm room. Adrienne Appell from the Toy Industry Association tells us about “Make a Stand for Kids.” Mark Gregston, author of Tough Guys and Drama Queens: How Not to Get Blindsided by Your Child’s Teen Years. The Mom’s Roundtable discusses owning pets. Michelle Winfrey, author of “The AB Club – For the Ambitious Woman in You.”
Dr. Natalie Digate Muth, author of Eat your Vegetables and other Mistakes Parents Make: Redefining How to Raise Healthy Eaters. Parenting author, Mary O'Donohue, tells us about her new book, When You Say "Thank You," Mean It. The Mom’s Roundtable discusses vlogging tips. Cindy Richards, editor from TravelingMom.com talks about saving money on summer travel.
Break Your Best Excuses
Adrian Whitehead, from the Beaches Resorts. Children’s Claritin Moms on the Air, Trudy Zufelt from Made Only in USA, talks about being aware of your child’s allergy problems. Lisa Lynn, Celebrity Nutrition and Fitness Expert tells us how to break your best excuses. The Mom’s Roundtable discusses Huggies MomInspired. Karen Deerwester from Family Time Inc talks about how good parenting isn't always fun.
Special Needs Parenting
College admissions strategist and author of Get Your Summer Strategy On!, Jessica Givens. Claritin’s "Moms on Air,"Shelby Skrhakfrom FatHeadDog.com, talks about trying different forms with your kids when taking medicine. Author Suzanne Venker. The Mom’s Roundtable discusses special needs parenting. Christina Stanley-Salerno from TakeBackYourTable.com tells us about Samsung’s Make Your House Work Campaign.
Making Time to Play With Your Children
Heather Porter, author of Body Back: The Mother’s Handbook to Medical, Physical, and Emotional Well Being. The "Moms on Air" segment, Wendy Wright from Choosing Love, talks about knowing your child's allergies and being prepared to help them if an unexpected flare develops. Young adult short story author, Jammie Kern. The Mom’s Roundtable, Dianna from The Kennedy Adventures, discusses making time to play with your children. Deidra from JDaniel4’s Mom.
Rod Brouhard, paramedic, journalist, and educator who gives tips on summer safety. Melissa Lawrence, co-founder of Cloudmom. Author of No Regrets Parenting, Dr. Harley Rotbart, tells us about Family Summer University. The Mom’s Roundtable is joined by two Huggies MomInspired winners. Dr. Richard Chudacoff from the Premama advisory board and Premama co-founder William Do.
Bonnie St. John author of How Great Women Lead. Kaamna Bhojwani-Dhawan author of The Giant Book of "How-To" Lists for the New Dad. Optometrist Dr. Lisa Hamilton tells us about keeping your kid’s eyes healthy and when is the right time to switch from glasses to contacts. The Mom’s Roundtable discusses Father’s Day. Organizing expert, Kathi Burns, talks about a few concepts within her new online organizing course - Home Organizing Made Simple!
If Mom Had Three Minutes
Bill Schmid, founder of HALO Innovations tells us what can be done to help avoid the risk of SIDS. Vera Sweeney shares a few time saving tips from the new e-book, If Mom Had Three Minutes. Theresa Hedrick from the International Formula Council shares some Infant feeding tips for vacationing families. The Mom’s Roundtable discusses what do working moms outsource and why? Tina Krinksy of Julian Krinsky Camps & Programs.
Summer Camp Options
Dr. Christine Horner, leading breast cancer prevention expert and author of Waking The Warrior Goddess. Children’s Claritin “Moms on Air,” Kristen Sutton from The Playful Mom talks about knowing your child’s allergy triggers. Nathan McCall, the Marketing and Media Director of Pali Adventures discusses summer camp options. The Mom’s Roundtable is joined by two Huggies MomIspired winners. Leslie Glickman from Yoga Journey.
Preparing for the End of the School Year
Jenny Lawson – The Bloggess, and author of Let’s Pretend this Never Happened(A Mostly True Memoir). Karen Worcester from Wreaths Across America, tells us about the organization and Military Appreciation Month. E.G. Carter, author of the Carlousia book series tells us why today's young adults and teens are drawn to fantasy novels. The Mom’s Roundtable discusses preparing for the end of the school year. CryptonHome’s co-founder, Randy Rubin.
Keeping the Kids Active During the Summer
Tracey Bianchi, author of Mom Connection. Children’s Claritin “Moms on Air” discusses planning ahead when dealing with your child’s allergies. Whitney Johnson, author of Dare, Dream, Do: Remarkable Things Happen When You Dare to Dream. The Mom’s Roundtable gives tips on how to keep the kids active during the summer. Kara Durbin, author of Parenting with Scripture.
Vicki Lansky, author of Practical Parenting Tips. Dr. Daisy Sutherland, from DrMommyOnline.com talks about creating healthy boundaries with our teens. Erika Katz, parenting expert and Huffington Post contributor gives the top safety tips for prom night. The Mom’s Roundtable discusses Mother’s Day. Stacey Boyd of Schoola.com discusses action parents can take when schools are facing budget cuts.
Ideas and Tips for a Mom’s Night Out
Author of Be a Better Dad Today, Gregory Slayton. Judy Christie, author of Hurry Less Worry Less for Moms. Alison Sweeney talks about the Little Miss Copppertone contest. In honor of National Mom’s Night Out this Thursday, the Mom’s Roundtable discusses ideas and tips for a Mom’s Night Out. Whitney Moss, one of the authors of the new book Stuff Every Mom Should Know.
Tips on Being a Work-At-Home-Mom
Kelly Stephenson from Kimberly Clark talks about Huggies Mom Inspired. Lisa M. Bennett from Simon Property Group tells us about National Moms Nite Out. Kati Chevaux, editor from Cozi.com talks about moms, dads, kids and their smartphones! The Mom’s Roundtable discusses tips on being a work-at-home-mom. Dr. Harley Rotbart, author of No Regrets Parenting.
Celebrating Earth Month
The Style Network and HGTV star, Kelly Edwards discusses Celebrating Earth Month! Christina Daves from CastMedic Designs. Maureen Sullivan tells us about MAKERS: Women Who Make America. Claritin’s “Moms on the Air” talks about planning ahead when dealing with seasonal allergies. Sabrina Pardue, founder of Go Cocktails!
Prepping for Summer!
Dr. Keith-Thomas Ayoob tells us about McDonald’s new Happy Meal Chefs campaign. Ken Chaplin of SafetyWeb discusses child/teen cell phone safety tips. Melissa H. Cook, author of The Power of Validation: Arming Your Child Against Bullying, Peer Pressure, Addiction, Self-Harm, and Out-of-Control Emotions. The Mom’s Roundtable discusses prepping for summer! Tracy Walsh Deforge, Founder of Burst.it gives tips on simple, smart and secure ways to share life’s moments.
MADD’s Power of Parents
Dr. Rob Turrisi talks about MADD’s Power of Parents program and PowerTalk 21 day. Damon System provider, educator, and practicing orthodontist Dr. John Graham. Dr. Janet Rosenzweig author of The Sex-Wise Parent. This week’s Claritin’s Moms on Air, Maureen Fitzgerald, gives tips on preventing pollen from entering your home. Cynthia Thole from Camp Broadway.
Debunking the Myths Behind Healthy Eating Habits
Hungry Girl - Lisa Lillien, tells us about debunking the myths behind healthy eating habits. Megan Riede, the Senior Director of Education Programs at Kindercare talks about their Spring Camps and Open House. Susan Stiffeleman, author of Parenting without Power Struggles. The Mom’s Roundtable discusses great books and book series for your children! Matt Cherry founder of Time Dog.
Katherine Lee from About.com Guide to School-Aged Children discusses tips for traveling with the kids. Amy Goodman, from MommyUnplugged.com. Award-winning nutritionist and author Dr. Rovenia Brock, aka Dr. Ro gives tips for balancing life while staying healthy. The Mom’s Roundtable discusses springtime activities. Dr. Jennifer Caudle to continue learning about fibromyalgia.
Spring Break Plans
Tracy Ross, the author of The Source of All Things: A Memoir. Molly Gold from Go Mom! Inc. talks about getting yourself organized and setting goals. Anat Baniel talks about her book – Kids Beyond Limits: The Anat Baniel Method for Awakening the Brain and Transforming the Life of Your Child With Special Needs. The Mom’s Roundtable discusses spring break plans. Beth Letzsch, discusses Primrose Schools’ 3rd annual Family Dance-off competition.
Teaching Your Children About Money
Laura Roppé, singer-songwriter, cancer survivor, speaker and former attorney discusses her new book, Rocking the Pink: Finding Myself on the Other Side of Cancer. Pediatric specialist, Dr. Harley A. Rotbart tells us about his new book - No Regrets Parenting: Turning Long Days and Short Years into Cherished Moments with Your Kids. Lori Zaslow, from the new Bravo series, “Love Broker.” The Mom’s Roundtable discusses teaching your children about money. Dr. Jennifer Caudle teaches us about fibromyalgia.
Tips for Moms of Allergy Sufferers
Dara Shapiro Director of Marketing at Baby Brezza Enterprises talks about Baby Brezza’s new cook book launching this month! Kathi Burns from AddSpacetoYourLife.com discusses the different ways women can organize their shoe collection. Ellen Lubin-Sherman, author of “The Essentials of Fabulous: Because Whatever Doesn’t Work Here Anymore.” Children's Claritin, Moms on the Air, Nina from TheChicMomsGuide.com and Beth from LifeintheBatCave.com give tips for other moms of allergy sufferers out there. Stacey Boyd of Schoola.com discusses action parents can take when schools are facing budget cuts.
School Lunches and Nutrition
Dr. Nina L Shapiro, author of Take a Deep Breath: Clear the Air for the Health of Your Child. Justin Churchman, a 2011 Build-A-Bear Workshop Huggable Hero. Lisa Shaw, Senior Director of Online Child Safety and Protection, SpectorSoft to discuss how to keep your children safe in a digital world. The Mom’s Roundtable discusses school lunches and nutrition. The Mojo Coach, Debi Silber talks aboutportion distortion and the triangle weight loss strategy.
Amanda LeBlanc from Style Network’s “The Amandas.” Louise Weadock creator of "WeeZee World of Yes I Can.” President and CEO, Mary Riedel and Youth Prevention Coordinator, Patrick DeCarlo from Women in Distress of Broward County. The Mom’s Roundtable discusses Valentine’s Day! Gil R. Tatarsky from Distinct Creations.
Do Kids Have Time to be Kids?
Dr. Amir Levine, author of Attached. Laura Wilson CEO of WilsonDailyPrep and founder of GIFT. Chris Efessiou, author of CDO Chief Daddy Officer: The Business of Fatherhood. The Mom’s Roundtable discusses do kids have time to be kids? Nicole Eresman from Wyndham Worldwide.
Too Blessed to Be Stressed
Organizational/Hoarding Expert Leslie Josel from Order Out of Chaos. Molly Gold from Go Mom! Inc. talks about how to identify, schedule, and accomplish your projects in 2012. Jennifer Reese, author of “Make the Bread, Buy the Butter.” The Mom’s Roundtable discusses deal saving tips for the New Year. Dr. Mommy, Dr. Daisy Sutherland talks about being too blessed to be stressed.
How to Keep Your Kids Active During the Winter
Jena Pincott, author of Do Chocolate Lovers Have Sweeter Babies?: Exploring the Surprising Science of Pregnancy. Karen Deerwester from Family Time Inc and author of Entitlement Free Child. Valerie Holstein, President and CEO of CableOrganizer.com. The Mom’s Roundtable discusses how to keep your kids active during the winter. Kim Orlando, from TravelingMom.com gives tips onpacking light.
Kids and Techology
Rebecca King Crews, from BET’s Hit Reality Series "The Family Crews.” Carole Arsenault, author of The Baby Nurse Bible: Secrets Only a Baby Nurse Can Tell You about Having and Caring for Your Baby, discusses the keys to keeping your baby safe in the car. Brooke Hauser, author of The New Kids. The Mom’s Roundtable discusses Kids and Technology. Alice Wang from Spark Box Toys.
New Year’s Resolutions
Beth Aldrich, Healthy Lifestyle and Nutrition Expert, Holistic Health Counselor, and author of the new book: Real Moms Love to Eat, How to Conduct a Love affair with Food, Lose Weight, and Feel Fabulous. Kathi Burns from AddSpaceToYourLife.com discusses the different ways women can organize their shoe collection! Phil and Amy Parham, contestants from “The Biggest Loser: Families.” The Mom’s Roundtable discusses New Year’s resolutions. Psychotherapist, Ashley Davis Bush is here to discuss her newest book, Shortcuts to Inner Peace.
How to Keep the Kids Busy
Allyson Lewis, author of The 7 Minute Solution: Creating a Life with Meaning 7 Minutes at a Time. Dr. Daisy Sutherlanddiscussesfocusing on creating goals not resolutions for the New Year. Lisa Nichols, “The Break through Specialist” talks about how she went from a struggling single mom to a motivational millionaire entrepreneur. The Mom’s Roundtable discusses how to keep the kids busy while they are home during school breaks. Patricia Evans, author of Victory Over Verbal Abuse: A Healing Guide to Renewing Your Spirit & Reclaiming Your Life.
How to celebrate New Year’s with the Kids
Dr. Laura Gilbert, author of the new book Graduate School on a Budget. Hilary Philips from the Healthy Hilary Show. Acclaimed alternative psychotherapist and best-selling author, Carol Tuttle. The Mom’s Roundtable discusses How to celebrate New Year’s with the Kids. Ivy Lassiter from BitsyBug.com.
Holiday Hostess Tips
David Benzel, President and Founder of Growing Champions for Life. Clinical neuropsychologist, Dr. Kyle Bonesteel. Designer, Chef and "Today" Show Expert Jeanne Benedict Offers Creative Holiday Hostess Tips. The Mom’s Roundtable discusses their experiences with CloroxConnects and how you can become involved. Robin from the Facebook group, Paper Cuts.
From the Liz Claiborne's 8th Annual "It's Time to Talk" Event
Ann Shoket, Editor-in-chief of Seventeen Magazine. Stephanie Piston, State Director of the Sweetheart Program. Jennifer Kohn, Program Manager for the Allstate Foundation Domestic Violence Program. Allison Hall, Executive Director of PAAR, an agency that focuses on the treatment and prevention of Sexual Violence.
How to Enjoy All the Holiday Foods While Trying to Stay Healthy
Dr. Barbara R. Greenberg, clinical psychologist and author of “Teenage as a Second Language.” Dr. Lorraine Smith talks about how to stay healthy during cold and flu season. Adrienne O’Hara, the Toys“R”Us expert discusses Top Toy Trends for 2011. The Mom’s Roundtable discusses how to enjoy all the holiday foods while trying to stay healthy. Travel expert, Nicole Hockin discusses How To 'Hotel for the Holidays.’
Finding Local Deals for the Family
Dr. Alane Shanks, the president of Pine Manor College. Greg Piche from the Clorox Company. Luke Warren from North Star Games. The Mom’s Roundtable discusses finding local deals for the family. Dr. Marilyn Coleman and Dr. Lawrence Ganong from the University of Missouri.
Staying Fit throughout the Holidays
Dina McQueen, discusses National Adoption Month and her book Finding Aster: Our Ethiopian Adoption Story. Karen Deerwester owner of Family Time Coaching & Consulting talks about teaching your children holiday manners. Peter Walsh, author of LIGHTEN UP: Love What You Have, Have What You Need, Be Happier with Less. The Mom’s Roundtable discusses Thanksgiving. Carla Birnberg, personal trainer and founder of MizFitOnlinediscussesstaying fit throughout the holidays.
Giving Back During the Holiday Season
Dianna Booher, author of How to Create Personal Presence Look, Talk, Think and Act Like a Leader. Richard and Linda Eyre, authors of THE ENTITLEMENT TRAP: How to Rescue Your Child with a New Family System of Choosing, Earning, and Ownership. Carole Arsenault, author of The Baby Nurse Bible: Secrets Only a Baby Nurse Can Tell You about Having and Caring for Your Baby, discusses the keys to keeping your baby safe in the car. The Mom’s Roundtable discusses giving back during the holiday season. Adam Stone, President and CEO of Hanna Andersson.
Preparing for the Holiday Season
Author, president of Better Beginnings, Inc and sleep expert Elizabeth Pantley. Laura Swartz, the creator of the SleepBuddy. Dr. Victoria Vetter discusses sudden cardiac arrest. The Mom’s Roundtable discusses preparing for the holiday season. Bob Bingham, President and CEO of The Little Gym.
Different Routes to Becoming a Parent
Denise Albert and Raina Seitel, from Moms and the City. Ashley Lazarus, the Founder and Creative Director of TJ & Pals. Vanessa Van Petten, youthologist and author of "Do I Get My Allowance Before or After I'm Grounded?" The Mom’s Roundtable discusses different routes to becoming a parent. Buki Kodra, creator of the Homework Caddy.
How Moms Can Get Involved in Blogging
Julie Foudy, the former USA Women’s Soccer Team Captain, two-time Olympic Gold Medalist and two-time World Cup Champion discusses the Dove Movement for Self-Esteem. Barry Haimo, Co-Founder and CEO of MyFlare™. Kelly Marquet, Founder and CEO of Legacy 4 Kids Foundation. The Mom’s Roundtable discusses how moms can get involved in blogging. Lissa Terry from Sweet Andy’s Cookies.
Rob Sayer from Primrose Schools talks about their new Rhythm and Notes program. The Mojo Coach, Debi Silber, discusses committing to 1 more. Margaret Hyde, author of the newly released children's book, Mo Smells Pink. The Mom’s Roundtable discusses Halloween. Molly Gold, founder of Go Mom! Inc.
Learning to Manage Your Stress
Veterinarian Dr. Tim Hunt, discusses choosing the right pet for your child. Rebecca Ehrlich Co-Founder of Trickstar Innovations discusses Trickomatics. Founder of Dotcomformoms and lifestyle expert Rita Mauceri. The Mom’s Roundtable discusses activities to do with your tweens. Dr. Daisy Sutherland, founder of drmommyonline.com talks about learning to manage your stress by simply saying No!
The Essential Checklist for Navigating the College System
Time is running out for high school Seniors! Cliff Morgan discusses The Essential Checklist for Navigating the College System. Katie Cavuto Boyle, registered Dietician andChef, FoodNetwork.com blogger and previous "America's Next Food NetworkStar" contestant discusses her work with the US Potato Board and the "Seven Days, Seven Ways" Program. Dr. Jim Sears, co-host of The Doctors talks about new infant and children acetaminophen dosing changes. The Mom’s Roundtable discusses lunchbox ideas! Dr. Dawn Koontz and Dr. Cathy Judkins from MyChildPsychologist.com.
Introducing a New Baby to the Family
Dr. Meg Meeker, author of THE TEN HABITS OF HAPPY MOTHERS: Reclaiming Our Passion, Purpose and Sanity. Colleen Burns, the Mom on the Run, will discuss “After-School Crunch time Tips” campaign by Lance Sandwich Crackers. The Mom’s Roundtable discusses introducing a new baby to the family. Emily Kirkpatrick, Vice President of the National Center for Family Literacy, is here to discuss Wonderopolis!
Getting a Jump Start on Fall!
Danny Kofke, the author of the newly released "A Simple Book of Financial Wisdom: Teach Yourself (and Your Kids) How to Live Wealthy with LittleMoney" Dr. Sarah Denning, clinical psychological and creator of the “My Anxiety Notebook” program. Alicia K discusses her efforts to help her child cope with a serious seizure disorder, Infantile Spasms (IS). The Mom’s Roundtable discusses local family events. Molly Gold, founder of Go Mom! Inc. talks about getting a jump start on Fall!
Wendy Robbins, one of the speakers at Moms In Business Unite- Denver. Richard and Linda Eyre, authors of THE ENTITLEMENT TRAP:How to Rescue Your Child with a New Family System of Choosing, Earning, and Ownership. Carole Kramer Arsenault, author of The Baby Nurse Bible: Secrets Only a Baby Nurse Can Tell You about Having and Caring for Your Baby, is here to discuss 5 tips for expectant parents. The Mom’s Roundtable discusses couponing. Karen Deerwester, founder of www.FamilyTimeInc.com discusses transitions.
How to Balance Motherhood and a Career
Joanne Bamberger, author of Mothers of Intention: How Women & Social Media are Revolutionizing Politics in America. Cliff Morgan, cofounder of US College Planning will discuss how time is running out for high school seniors— The Essential Checklist for Navigating the College System. Ashley Koff and Kathy Kaehler, authors of Mom Energy. The Mom’s Roundtable discusses how to balance motherhood and a career. Writer, producer, comedian and mom Carole Montgomery.
How to Prepare for Back-to-School
Dr. Marilyn Mitchell, a holistic physician and energy healer, is here to discuss National Breastfeeding month. Dr. Heath Dingwell, author of Stress-Proof Your Teen: Helping Your TeenManage Stress and Build Healthy Habits. David Pollack, author of Just STOP The LIES! The Mom’s Roundtable discusses how to prepare for back-to-school. Kathi Burns, founder of www.addSpaceToYourLIfe.com discusses reducing stress and getting out the door quickly in the morning.
How Stay-at-Home Moms Can Make Money
Stacey Schieffelin, founder and president of ybf (your best friend) cosmetics. Jennifer Grant, author of Love You More: The Divine Surprise of Adopting My Daughter. Hilliary Homzie, author of the new book, The Hot List. The Mom’s Roundtable discusses how stay-at-home moms can make money. Kim Orlando,founder of www.travelingmom.com, gives end of the summer travel tips.
Matthew Custage, Vice President of Wrap Media Group and Heather Etzler who is Vice President and General Manager for Budget Rent a Car of Atlanta. Robin Plemmons the artist and blogger behind balltothewallyall.com. Larry Andreini, ZEO (CEO) of Ridemakerz. The Mom’s Roundtable discusses diapering. Hayward Majors, CEO and co-founder of CollegeSolved.
How to Keep the Kids Busy on Family Trips
Dietician and nutritionist, Amy Marlow from HappyBaby. Andrea Woroch discusses 8 frugal dating tips for parents. Rebecca Coniglio, author of the new book series "Lily's Little Life Lessons." The Mom’s Roundtable discusses how to keep the kids busy on family trips. Audiologist, Dr. Patti Ramos and her colleague, Debbie Latopolski.
How to Budget and Save Money This Summer
Kenneth Ginsburg, author of Letting Go with Love and Confidence: Raising Responsible, Resilient, Self-Sufficent Teens in the 21st Century. Amos Winbush III, founder of CyberSynchsDavid Foreman, RPh, retired pharmacist and also known as the: “Herbal Pharmacist” The Mom’s Roundtable discusses how to budget and save money this summer. Molly Gold, founder of gomominc.com talks about organized back to school supplies.
How Sports Can Breed Confidence in Children!
Halle Stanford from the Jim Hanson Company discusses Sid the Science Guy. Catherine Avery, CEO and Chief Strategist at CAIM LLC. Diana Orgain, author of the Maternal Instincts Mystery Series: BUNDLE OF TROUBLE, MOTHERHOOD IS MURDER and FORMULA FOR MURDER. The Mom’s Roundtable discusses how sports can breed confidence in children. Karen Deerwester, founder of FamilyTimeInc.com debates, Should Parents Lose Custody of Super Obese Kids?
Motivating Our Teens
Bonnie Barrios, founder of B-Organized B-Inspired. Michel Kripalani, founder and president of Oceanhouse Media, Inc. Editor-in-Chief of Care.com, Wendy Sachs. The Mom’s Roundtable discusses activities where the whole family can be involved. Dr. Daisy Sutherland, founder of DrMommyonline.com talks about motivating our teens.
Birthday Party Ideas!
Jessica Denay, founder of Hot Moms Club. Laura Suihkonen Jones, advocate and volunteer for Alzheimer’s organizations. Elizabeth Meath, from Real Sports Moms. The Mom’s Roundtable discusses birthday party ideas. Debi Silber, the Mojo Coach explainshow to stay active when you are sitting at a desk all day.
Inexpensive Summer Activities for the Family
Jocelyn Chia, CEO of Moms Love It, Inc. Carla Birnberg, founder of MizFit Online talks about loving your aging body. Elin Hilderbrand, author of Silver Girls. The Mom’s Roundtable discusses inexpensive summer activities for the family. Marlene Montanez from BounceU.
Judy Zerafa, author of GO FOR IT! Kim Orlando, founder of Travelingmom.com discusses car safety for road trips. Cornelia Gyura, fitness trainer, emphasizes the health aspects of regular workouts. The Dad’s Roundtable discusses Father’s Day. Dr. Rebecca Gladding, author of “You are Not Your Brain.”
Summer Activities for the Kids
Amy Wilson, contributor to Parenting magazine, creator of the one-woman show Mother Load and author of “When Did I Get Like This?” Dr. Daisy Sutherland, founder of Dr. Mommy Online discusses the topic of pride. Angela Burgin, creator of LadiesLiveandLearn.com and the inspiration for the new movie “Breathe.” The Mom’s Roundtable discusses summer activities for the kids. Daphna Ziman, author of The Gray Zone and founder of Children Uniting Nations.
Keep Kids Happy and Parents Stress Free!
Dr. Rob Currie, child psychologist and author of “Preschool Wisdom: What Preschoolers Desperately Want to Tell Parents and Grandparents.” Amos Winbush III, founder of CyberSynchs. Andrea Garen, a registered dietitian and project manager for the Dairy Council of California. The Mom’s Roundtable discusses teen dating. Karen Deerwester, founder of FamilyTimeInc.com discusses scavenger hunts.
The Joys and Challenges of Having A Large Family
Babette Maxwell, founder of Military Spouse magazine. Molly Gold, founder of GO MOM! Inc. talks about summer garage sales. Britt Menzies, founder of StinkyKids. The Mom’s Roundtable discusses the joys and challenges of having large families. Valerie Orsoni, celebrity coach, wellbeing expert, author, entrepreneur, mom and cancer survivor.
Getting Bikini Ready
Michele Casper, Lands’ End PR Director talks about National Swimsuit Confidence Week. Liz Pryor, author of WHAT DID I DO WRONG?: What to Do When You Don’t Know Why the Friendship Is Over. Belinda Takahashi, Ph.D., Cofounder and Chief Creative Officer of Juno Company. The Mom’s Roundtable discusses bullying. Debi Silber, The Mojo Coach, talks about getting bikini ready.
Easy Ways to be Eco-friendly and Going Green
Bethany and Scott Palmer, “The Money Couple" and authors of FIRST COMES LOVE THEN COMES MONEY: A Couple’s Guide to Financial Communication. Randa Cote, Moms in Business Unite Chairwoman. Heather Cristo gives tips for time-crunched moms on entertaining and making the most out of this BBQ season. The Mom’s Roundtable discusses easy ways to be eco-friendly and going green. Erika Katz, author of BONDING OVER BEAUTY: A MOTHER-DAUGHTER BEAUTY GUIDE TO FOSTER SELF-ESTEEM, CONFIDENCE, AND TRUST.
Enhancing Our Relationships
Shaun Johnson from Tonic Sol-fa. Dr. Daisy Sutherland of drmommyonline.com talks about enhancing our relationships with the 3R's. Sherry Torkos, pharmacist, author, and certified fitness instructor. The Mom’s Roundtable asks how do you spend a night away from the kids. Brian and Gerri Monaghan, author of WHEN A LOVED ONE FALLS ILL: How to be an effective patient advocate.
Maureen Petrosky, professional chef, author, lifestyle expert and spokeswoman for the Motherboard. Lynette Laurie, Portfolio Vice President Marketing for Simon Property Group discusses National Mom’s Nite Out. Dr. Marianne Marchese, author of 8 Weeks To Women's Wellness. The Mom’s Roundtable discusses traveling with children. Karen Deerwester, founder of Family Time Inc. discusses mom friendships.
Tips for a Healthy, Happy Child and Family.
Maria is joined byLinda Cole, author of Resurrecting Anthony. Carla Birnberg, founder of MizFitOnline gives tips for a healthy, happy child and family. Andrea Emmons, Product Manager for NCSA Athletic Recruiting. The Mom’s Roundtable discusses traveling with young children. Kathi Burns, founder of Add Space to Your Life gives Six Tips for Managing Your College Schedule.
Dr. Rallie McAllister, publisher of MommyMDGuides.com and the Mommy MD Guides book series. Molly Gold, President & Founder of GO MOM! talks about taxes. Samantha Skey, Chief Revenue Officer at Recyclebank. The Mom’s Roundtable discusses spring cleaning. Kim Orlando, Founder of TravelingMom.com talks about home tripping – a new term for staycation.
How to Juggle Work and Family.
Dr. Ricki G. Robinson, author of Autism Solutions: How to Create a Healthy and Meaningful Life for your Child. Karen Deerwester, founder of FamilyTimeInc.com talks about the highly discussed documentary, Race to Nowhere. Jennifer Brophy, founder of New Energy Mom. The Mom’s Roundtable discusses how to juggle work and family. Debi Sibler, the Mojo Coach talks about portion distortion.
How to Save Money on Your Grocery Bill!
Gina Robison-Billups, founder and CEO of The National Association For Moms In Business. Dr. Daisy Sutherland, founder of DrMommyOnline.com, talks about forgiveness for children and yourself. Sally Bowman, spokesperson from EIF on behalf of the Revlon Run/Walk for Women. The Mom’s Roundtable discusses how to save money on your grocery bill. Molly Gold, founder of GO MOM inc. talks about how to use gift cards to keep you on track while on spring break or vacation.
7 Ways to Downsize and Revitalize!
Sigrid Kieldsen, stress coach for the modern mom. Kathi Burns, founder of addSpace To Your Life!talks about7 Ways to downsize and revitalize! Melissa Gilbert, Celebrity and National Spokesperson for The Partnership at Drugfree.org. The Mom’s Roundtable discusses Toddler Temper Tantrums. Shannon McAfee, founder of TOYconomy.
5 Things to Do Now to Keep You Organized Inside and Out!
Shenna Repath, founder of Ideal Samples. Molly Gold, President and Founder of GOMOM! talks about 5 things to do now to keep you organized inside and out. Christine Cook, founder and CEO of truebluematch.com. The Mom’s Roundtable discusses kids and cell phones. Cindy Richards, editor of travelingmom.com suggests how to make spring break affordable.
How to Deal with Picky Eaters!
David Huebner, clinical psychologist, professor at the University of Utah and developer of the documentary “Lead with Love.” Karen Deerwester, founder of FamilyTimeInc.com talks about self-compassion. Helen Perelman, author of “Candy Fairies.” The Mom’s Roundtable discusses how to deal with picky eaters. Carla Birnberg, writer, community builder, personal trainer, and bodybuilding competitor.
The Five Love Languages
Dr. Gary Chapman, renowned relationship expert and author of The Five Love Languages.Next, Kathi Burns, founder of addSpace To Your Life!Then, Sherry Torkos is a pharmacist, author, and certified fitness instructor. Next, the Mom’s Roundtable discusseshealthy kid’s snack ideas and Kim Orlando or TravelingMom.com talks about traveling without the kids.
Spring break is coming up, what are some vacation ideas on a budget?
Dr. Andrea “Andie” Weiner, author of "More Than Saying I Love You." Dr. Daisy Sutherland, founder of DrMommyOnline.com talks about being a parent to your child ... not a friend. Kristin Beltaos founder of A Gift of Miles. The Mom’s Roundtable discusses Spring break, what are some vacation ideas on a budget? Molly Gold, founder of GO MOM! talks about how to juggle sick days
How do you encourage your children to start their own business?
Carlos Lopez, winner of 2010 Family Dance-off, sponsored by Primrose Schools. Karen Deerwester, founder of FamilyTimeInc.com, describes the hot new trend of marketing makeup to girls and tweens. Dr. Gilbert Grant, author of “Epidural Without Guilt.” The Mom’s Roundtable discusses how do you encourage your children to start their own business? Kathi Burns founder of addSpace To Your Life! is a Board Certified Professional Organizer (CPO) and Image Consultant.
Finding balance in your day to day family life!
Jessica Nelson and Kelly Couto of BrightZoo. Dr. Daisy Sutherland , founder of Dr. Mommy online, discusses how the media has an influence on our children. Clarence Jones author of “Winning Webcam Interviews - Look & Sound Your Best on Business Calls and TV News.”The Mom’s Roundtable talks about finding balance in your day to day family life, business life and saving some time for yourself in the process. Carla Birnberg, author, trainer and fitness expert suggests five things you can do to improve your health.
Valentine’s Day!How do you and your family celebrate?
Dr. Terri McFadden, a pediatrician with Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta talks about Primrose Schools Family Dance Off. Lisa Savage, creator of DippyCups – The perfect little cup for your child’s favorite dippy sauce! Tony Richards author of the successful ‘Self-confidence for…’ series of books, available around the world. The Mom’s Roundtable discusses Valentine’s Day!How do you and your family celebrate? Sheri Moskowitz Noga, author of Have the Guts to Do It Right, Raising Grateful and Responsible Children in an Era of Indulgence.
It’s the New Year… Have you started planning your Summer Vacations?
Jane Fraser, president of The Stuttering Foundation and co-author of If Your Child Stutters: A Guide for Parents. Lauren Horsley of Traveling Mom.com or as she’s known, “Traveling Mom with Tiny’s” gives us some tips on traveling with young children. Dr. Felicia D. Stoler, author of Living Skinny in Fat Genes, The Healthy Way to Lose Weight and Feel Great. The Mom’s Roundtable talks, have you started planning your Summer Vacations?? Molly Gold, founder of Go Mom Inc. discusses managing your time when your kids are home for 1 day winter holidays.
“Extreme Couponing” - how to save but still maintain your sanity
Dr. Michael F. Roizen co-author of YOU: Having a Baby: The Owner’s Manual to a Happy and Healthy Pregnancy and YOU:Raising Your Child: The Owner’s Manual From First Breath to First Grade. Dr. Daisy Sutherland talks about setting goals instead of resolutions. Teresa Strasser an Emmy-winning writer, Emmy-nominated television host, and author of her new book, EXPLOITING MY BABY, BECAUSE IT’S EXPLOITING ME: A Memoir of Pregnancy and Childbirth. The Mom’s Roundtable discusses – “Extreme Couponing” - how to save but still maintain your sanity. Karen Deerwester, founder of Family Time, Inc. talks about Parent Role Models.
Tips on Saving Money in the New Year!
Kathryn Cloward, Creator/Author of Kathryn the Grape – Just Like Magic! Molly Gold of GoMom, Inc. talks about creating a year-long organizing plan. Alexandra Allred, discusses her new book – Swingman - What a Difference a Decade Makes. The Mom’s Roundtable talks about Saving Money in the New Year! Debi Silber, The Mojo Coach explains How to Make Your New Year's Resolution Last.
New Year’s Resolutions!
Reno Rose co-founder of Rino Greenwood and creator of Pirose a stylish and innovative scarf with endless possibilities. Dr. Toy, Stevanne Auerbach, author of Dr. Toy’s Smart Play/ Smart Toys: How to Raise a Child with a High P.Q. Executive Vice President of ABCMouse.com, Stephanie Yost talks about ABCMouse.com’s Early Learning Academy. The Mom’s Roundtable discusses New Year’s resolutions!
How do you teach your children about money?Family Circle’s senior editor Gay Norton Edelman, discusses parents’ concerns about kids and lies. Patricia Babuka founder of GrandCamp.com. Marisa Pena, Vice President of Product Development at Discovery Bay Games tells us about the launch of Duo™. The Mom’s Roundtable discusses how do you teach your children about money? Kim Orlando, Founder of TravelingMom.com, gives us some Holiday Travel Tips.
What are your boredom busters with your kids?!
Joyce Shulman co-founder and CEO of MacaroniKid.com. Stephanie Cahill, founder/owner of Woodglen Publishing LLC. Dr. Tim Elmore bestselling author, founder and president of Growing Leaders, talks about his new book Generation iY, Our Last Chance to Save Their Future. The Mom’s Roundtable talks about boredom busters! Kathi Burns, one of our organizational experts and founder of Add Space to your Life.
Flu Season! How to prevent catching those germs associated with the flu and sickness.
Jonna Gallo, of Family Circle. Everyone says tween and teens are impossible to buy for, that all they want is cash or gift cards. If you’re a person who likes to give an actual present, Jonna has some great options that won’t break the budget. Huggies Mom Inspired guest – Déa Viola, The Mama Taco Towel™ creator and MomInspired™ Grant Recipient. Kelly Lucente, Author of Bye Bye Monster Book and Bye Bye Monster Spray, and Creator of Bye Bye Germs Spray.She talks about Flu Season and how to prevent catching those germs associated with the flu and sickness. The Mom’s Roundtable discusses what’s cooking for the Holiday’s, are you planning on having the kids join you in the kitchen? Molly Gold, President & Founder of GO MOM! Inc. talks about Giving ~ Social Media opportunities that are making it effortless to participate in giving.
Keep your holidays merry—and meaningful and add “Joy to Your World”
Gay Edelman, of Family Circle gives us simple strategies that will keep your holidays merry—and meaningful and add “Joy to Your World”. Huggies Mom Inspired guest – Sandra Frawley, BabyBindle inventor and MomInspired™ Grant Recipient. Deborah Hernan, Tween Beauty Expertand the founder of Ottilie & Lulu skin and hair care for tween girls, ages 7-14. The Mom’s Roundtable discusses goals for 2011. Deidre Hall, Soap Opera Icon talks about “Days of Our Lives 45 Years:A Celebration in Photos" and also her new cooking and lifestyle book, Kitchen Close-Up with Deidre Hall.
Staying Healthy Over the Holidays!
Ellen Schutt, chief mom officer at Xigo Health, a dietary supplement company that is all about knowing and understanding moms and what's important to them. Huggies Mom Inspired guest – Linda Varga, ezShade creator and MomInspired™ Grant Recipient. Andrea Woroch shares some tips on Cyber Monday. The Mom’s Roundtable discusses Reducing Mommy Guilt during the holiday’s for Working and/or Stay at home Moms. Debi Silber, founder of The Mojo Coach has a Holiday Weight Gain Prevention Plan.
Tips of having holiday fun without gaining holiday pounds
Regina Ragone, Family Circle’s Food Director and Registered Dietician with some Tips of having holiday fun without gaining holiday pounds.Huggies Mom Inspired guests – Michelle Staley, Busy Breather Backpack founder and MomInspired™ Grant Recipient. Kim Walls, CEO of Episencial® and creator of the Epicuren® Baby and Episencial skin care products and philosophy. The Mom’s Roundtable discusses what you do with your children now that the holiday days are here, the days off of school are approaching. Carla Birnberg, founder of MizFitOnline is here to talk about Holiday Stress.
Will your gift giving this holiday season for friends, family, and kids be less than before or the same?
Stephanie Emma Pfeffer, from Family Circle, talks about how Kids Should “Give a Little.” Mom Inspired guests – Monica Jones, BUNCHEES Baby Bottle Bibs inventor and MomInspired™ Grant Recipient. Marie Horrigan, eHow.com editor, tells us about eHow.com and gives an example of some Thanksgiving tips. The Mom’s Roundtable is discussing the upcoming holidays. Will your gift giving this holiday season for friends, family, and kids be less than before or the same? Michelle Whitaker Winfrey, Author of A Mom’s Guide to Surviving High School Athletics
5 Tips for an Organized Turkey Day
Jonna Gallo, Family Circle’s Articles Director, is here to talk about “What Everyone Needs To Know About E-Readers." Huggies Mom Inspired guest – Lynette Mattke, PicPocket Books inventor and MomInspired™ Grant Recipient. Jennifer Joyce Pedley. Author of, Secrets To Your Successful Domestic Adoption: Insider Advice to Create Your Forever Family Faster. The Mom’s Roundtable is discussing how it’s almost Thanksgiving!What are your Thanksgiving traditions, favorite recipes?Do you host or go somewhere and bring a dish? Kathi Burns, one of our organizational experts and founder of Add Space to your Life is going to give us 5 tips for an Organized Turkey Day.
What to do with All that Halloween Candy?How do you ration your children’s goodies??
We are joined by Jennifer Bright Reich coauthor of The Mommy MD Guide to Pregnancy and Birth, and cofounder of www.MommyMDGuides.com. Huggies Mom Inspired guests – Allyson Phillips, TILTY Cup creator and MomInspired™ Grant Recipient.Jim Silver, editor-in-chief of www.TimetoPlayMag.com discusses Most Wanted Toy list 2010 and the People's Play Awards. The Mom’s Roundtable discusses What to do with All that Halloween Candy?How do you ration your children’s goodies??Kim Orlando founder of Traveling Mom.com is here to talk about Ski Travel.
Are you a Planner or a Doer?
Meg Ragland, Family Circle’s Health Director talks about Asthma, the Challenges Children Face and How to Resolve Them. Huggies Mom Inspired guests - Leslie Espowe, The Water Wrap founder and MomInspired™ Grant Recipient. Dan Samsonof Lovin’ Scoopful a premium ice cream company that not only makes its customers happy, but is making many others happy as well through significant contributions to causes that help empower the human spirit. The Mom’s Roundtable is discussing how The Holiday's are getting close. Do you enjoy them or do they stress you out? Dr. Daisy Sutherland asks, Are you a Planner or a Doer??
Birthday’s!What are your family birthday traditions?
Stephanie Emma Pfeffer from Family Circle talks about how teens today are Driven to Distraction. Huggies Mom Inspired guests - Amy Baxter, Buzzy Pain Relief inventor and MomInspired™ Grant Recipient. April Morse from Weber ‘s Cabinets talks about the success of her Wine Bottle shaped chopping blocks through blogging and how it’s changed her life! The Mom’s Roundtable is talking about Birthday’s!What are your family birthday traditions?Do you have a special breakfast or dinner?Do you do parties every year or only on special birthdays? Molly Gold of Go Mom Inc. is here to talk about Fall Tune Ups and Happy Holiday’s ahead!
“Your Kids are Texting and You Need to Know How Too.”
Jonna Gallo, Family Circle’s Articles Director discusses how “Your Kids are Texting and You Need to Know How Too.”Huggies Mom Inspired guest - Amy Hilbrich Davis, Balance MAP founder and MomInspired™ Grant Recipient. Sarah Ludmer RD, LDN is the Senior Nutritionist for Del Monte Foods talks about timely and affordable nutrition tips for the whole family. The Mom’s Roundtabletalks about Halloween, What does your family do for Halloween. Kim Orlando our travel expert talks about Fall Travel ideas!
It’s homework time again! How do you juggle helping with homework into your daily schedule.
Stephanie Emma Pfeffer from Family Circle talks about bullying and today’s technology. Our Huggies Mom Inspired guests - Joan Henehan and Elizabeth Sopher co-founders of Clouds and Stars. Jim Silver, editor-in-chief of www.TimetoPlayMag.com will discuss Most Wanted Toy list 2010 and the People's Play Awards. The Mom’s Roundtable asks, It’s homework time again! How do you juggle helping with homework into your daily schedule. Carla Birnberg one of our fitness experts will be talking about Protein Powders, which one should we use?
Why you may be keeping that excess weight…..ON
Jane Bianchi from Family Circle, is here to tell us about 50 Healthy Snacks – and new supermarket health evaluation system NuVal. Dr. Daisy Sutherland talks about "Setting Boundaries for your Sanity” while working at home. Susan Barry, Director of Marketing, United Healthcare, Student Resources joins us. The Mom’s Roundtable discusses how often do you eat together as a family? Debi Silber one of our fitness experts talks about why you may being keeping that excess weight on.
Now that school has started it’s time to pamper yourself
We’ll be talking with Sarah Cook founder of Raising CEO Kids. Molly Gold, Founder of Go Mom, Inc. talks about how now that school has started it’s time to pamper yourself! Melissa Wandall talks about being a full-time mom who founded two organizations after her husband was killed when a driver ran a red light. The Mom’s Roundtable discusses what’s for dinner? How and when do you decide what to make for dinner? Karen Deerwester talks about Holding Onto Family Time Now That It’s Back-To-School Time.
Children and Sugar, how much is too much?? Jane Bianchi from Family Circle, is here to tell us about Anti-Cancer Diets. Kathi Burns, one of our organizational experts is here today to answer a few questions about how to rid your house of kid clutter. Katie Medeiros, Senior Vice President with Cultural Care, here to talk about the wonderful experiece she has had choosing an au pair to care for her daughter. The Mom's Roundtable discusses Children and Sugar, how much is too much?? Kim Orlando, talks about three day weekend trips.
Teenagers and Independence Jonna Gallo, Family Circle’s Articles Director is here to talk about Schools and Technolgy.Karen Deerwester will tell us what your child needs to have a successful school experience.Drew Olanoff, Director of Community for textPlus (or “resident textpert!”)Then the Mom’s Roundtablediscusses Teenagers and Independence.Dr. Daisy Sutherland, Founder and CEO of Dr. MommyOnline.com talks about Simple Parenting – No Manuals Necessary.
Will I Ever Be Good Enough? Gay Edelman, a Sr. Editor at Family Circle tells us how to calm the chaos when sending kids back to school. Carla Birnberg one of our fitness experts will be talking about, what we can learn from kids as summer winds down. Dr. Karyl McBride, author of “Will I Ever Be Good Enough? Healing The Daughters of Narcissistic Mothers. The Mom’s Roundtable wants to know, does using technology make your life as a mom easier? Kim Orlando, founder of TravelingMom.com will be talking about taking your kids back to college!
Listen To Mom, and Eat Your Breakfast Regina Regone, Family Circle's Food Director and a Registered Dietician will join Maria to discuss the imporatance of breakfast. The, Molly Gold founder of Go Mom, Inc. will be talking about the end of the summer fun while getting ready for back to school. Following, Lisa Coleman, author of "Once There was A...," will discuss her children's books and song series. Next, the Mom's Roundtable will talk about the importance or hassles of siblings- what is the perfect number of children? Finally, Kathi Burns, on of our organizational experts will share some tips on how to get organized so you can eat healthy throghout the week.
Life as a P.I. Mom: Attending PTA Meetings by Day and Catching Predators by Night Nicole Mydy, Director of New Product Development at Stouffer's, is here to talk with Maria about nutritious eating at home. Then Carolyn Davis, author of "100 Questions and Answers About Your Daughter's Sexual Wellness and Development," will discuss her book. Next, Kate Cordell will discuss her role as a moderator of a Facebook group- MyPromise Kids, that sends out a creative question to members each day. The Mom's Roundtable will be discussing, how they select restaurants when traveling with and without their family. Finally, Julia Brazina, will discuss her career a 'P.I. Mom' for Butler and Associates Private Investigations.
10 Best Towns for Families Paula Chin one of Family Circle's Senior Editors, talks about the 10 Best Towns for Families. Wendy Collie, President of KinderCare Learning Centers. Gigi Fernandez a 2 time Olympic Gold Medalist in Tennis and co-founder of Baby Goes Pro. The Mom’s Roundtable, talks about Saving Money at the Stores and Online. Michele Casper, Director of Public Relations, Land's End talking about Back to School.
Living Green and Eating Clean Carmen Stacier, the Chief Mom at "Diets in Review," a site dedicated to helping others shape a more healthy lifestyle, will join Maria. Then, Kimberly Pinkson, co-founder of EcoMom is here to talk about eco-friendly summer activites for children as well as green and effective sunscreen choices. Josie Rubio, assoicate editor of VIVmag, will come on next to discuss why we crave junk food. The Mom's Roundtable will be discussing, "what is the appropriate age to leave your child/ren home alone?" Finally, Chandra Truner, the executive editor at Parents Magazine is here to talk about the impact of fairy tale culture on little girls.
The 4th of July Show BinkiBear creator, Jackie Raimondi, will join Maria to discuss the benefits of BinkiBear. Then Jeanne Muchnick, author of “Dinner for Busy Moms: Easy Strategies for Getting Your Family to the Table (Simple Solutions for Families)”, will discuss her book. Then Dr. Charlotte Reznick will talk about her book, “The Power of Your Child’s Imagination: How to Transform Stress and Anxiety into Joy and Success.” Next, the Mom’s Roundtable will be discussing, how we can use these tough times as a positive teaching tool for our children. Finally, Eden Godsoe, the founder of theSkinnyScoop, discusses her site.
Alex McCord from Bravo's Real Housewives of New York Stephanie Emma Pfeffer, Senior Associate Editor at Family Circle magazine joins Maria to talk about Pets 101. The, Carla Birnberg gives us some hot weather exercise tips. Next, Alex McCord of Bravo's The Real Housewives of New York, discusses her book "Little Kids, Big City." Then the Mom's Roundtable will talk about finding time to get your run or excercise in during the summer. Finally, Dr. Daisy Sutherland tells us how to accomplish "teaching without preaching."
What if the Roles Were Reversed? Paula Chin, one of Family Circle’s Senior Editors, discusses role reversal-Taking Care of Your Parents, with Maria. Then, Dave Ingber of Knewton, joins to talk about SAT Test Prep Price Wars. Next, Vianka Perez Belyea, co-founder of Rhoost, discusses bringing function and style to childproofing. The Mom’s Roundtable asks do you and your family always go away on a summer vacation? If so, how do you decide where to go? Finally, Peter Martin, creator of Hallmark’s Asteroid Andy, joins in.
Keeping Your Heart Healthy Margit Ragland, Family Circle magazine’s Health Director, discusses the importance of family heart health with Maria. Then Judy Christa-Cathey, the Vice President of Hampton Brand Marketing for Hilton Worldwide, discusses Hampton Hotels and their current programs. After, Jean Marie Gilman, the Dean of Undergraduate Admission at Saint Louis University, talks about the college recruitment process. Followed by The Mom’s Roundtable which will be discussing tips on working from home while the kids are home. Finally Kim Orlando, founder of TravelingMom.com, will talk about family road trips with Maria.
Keeping Your Kids Healthy and Happy This Summer Regina Ragone Family Circle’s Food Director and a Registered Nutritionist, joins Maria to talk about cutting sugar out of your kids’ diets. Then, Carla Birnberg one of our fitness experts, will be talking about five tips for raising kids who like to exercise. Followed by Betsy Brown Braun, who will discuss her book You’re Not The Boss Of Me: Brat Proofing Your Kids. Then theMom’s Roundtableanswers the question, how do you keep your children entertained while traveling. Maria wraps up the show with Molly Gold of GoMomInc, who is here to talk about Kids Summer Sports schedules.
Is Your Teen Ready For the Real World? Gay Edelman from Family Circle will be discussing Teens and Summer Jobs with Maria. Dr Daisy. Sutherland will then answer the question “Is your teen ready for the real world?” Next, Dr. Jennifer Trachtenberg will discuss her book “The Smart Parent’s Guide to Getting Your Kids Through Checkups, Illnesses and Accidents.” The Mom’s Roundtable will talk about summer activities for kids. Finally organizational expert Kathi Burns will be talking about saving kids artwork and memories.
Dads and Grads Jonna Gallo, from Family Circle discusses the best gifts for Dads and Grads with Maria. Then, Karen Deerwester the owner of Family Time Coaching & Consulting and author will discuss what to do when you child wants to quit summer camp. Lisa Quinn will talk about her book, Life’s Too Short to Fold Fitted Sheets: Your Ultimate Guide to Domestic Liberation. Then the Mom’s Roundtable discusses the pressure to rush back home when you’re out shopping without your kids or husband. Finally Stephanie Nelson author and host of the website www.CouponMom.com discusses restaurant saving tips.
Men's Health: A Women's Issue Margit Ragland, Family Circle's Heath editor, joins Maria to discuss Men's Health. Organization expert, Molly Gold, will then discuss how to manage the month of May and all the "must do" schedule items. Then, Dana Wood, who is the author of Momover: The New Mom's Guide to Getting it Back Together (Even if You Never Had it in the First Place!), joins in. And to wrap up the show, the Mom's Roundtable discusses the juggling act of motherhood.
The Mom's Nite Out Show! Join Maria as she speaks with Laura Roppe’ songwriter/singer of the official Mom’s Nite Out song this year “Mama Needs A Girls Night Out.” Then, Molly Gold founder of Go Mom, Inc.will be telling us about the Mom’s Nite Out party she has planned in North Carolina. Next, National Mom’s Night Out sponsors Wyndham Hotels, My Little Pony and Dove Chocolates talk about their participation in Mom’s Nite Out.
Cutting-Edge Therapies for Autism 2010-2011 Join Maria as she speaks with Stacie Billis, co-founder of ChowBaby foods and Chow Mama, parenting and family-food writer at One Hungry Mama. Next, Ken Siri co-author of Cutting Edge Therapies for Autism 2010-2011. Then, the Mom's Roundtable discusses seperation anxiety.
MY JOB CHART a tool to help teach their children to work Join Maria as she speaks with Gregg Murset, founder and President of My Job Chart, Inc. Next, Rebecca Kordecki, aka the “Booty Guru” talks about her latest creation the Booty Slide. The Mom’s Roundtablewill be discussing Pets and what you do with your Pets when you travel.
Not Your Mother's Menopause Join Maria as she speaks with Ivy Hall and Britney Vickery, founders of Initials, Inc. Then, Dr. Alicia Stanton, author of Hormone Harmony. Next the Mom's Roundtable, discusses Kids and Chores.
The Joy of Pregnancy Join Maria as she speaks with Melissa Halas-Liang, Founder, SuperKids Nutrition Inc. Then, Tori Kropp, author of The Joy of Pregnancy. Next, the Mom’s Roundtable talks about summer vacations and camps.
New Disney Channel show "Good Luck Charlie" Join Maria as she speaks with Dr. Lawrence D. Rosen, about a great new product Zippity Doos, hair care products and surface spray for maximum protection against head lice and other insects. Then, Leigh-Allyn Baker, one of the stars of the New Disney Channel show "Good Luck Charlie" joins Maria. Next, the Mom’s Roundtable will be discussing finding alternative care during days off from school – school vacations, teacher workshop days, upcoming summer vacation.
Spring Break Staycations Join Maria as she speaks with Lisa Gold, co-founder of LikeWear, the first and only company to focus on selling licensed apparel and accessories via the Direct Selling channel. Next, Dr. Jorge Perez talks about Plastic Surgery. Then, the Mom’s Roundtable discusses What’s for Dinner?
Small Changes Lifelong results Join Maria as she speaks with Fitness Expert Desi Bartlett about Small Changes Lifelong results. Then, Cindy W Morrison, Emmy Winning TV Journalist, Speaker, Author, Consultant and author of Girlfriends 2.0. Next, the Mom’s Roundtable will be asking the question “How do you keep your Clutter under control?”
We've Got Issues: Children and Parents in the Age of Medication Join Maria as she speaks with Allison Earnst who went from pushing 200 lbs to shedding more than 65 lbs with Tosca Reno's Eat-Clean Diet. Next, Judith Warner, author of We’ve Got Issues – Children and Parents in the Age of Medication. Then, the Mom’s Roundtable discussing how they keep their children active.
Today's Dad Wants to be More Involved Join Maria as she speaks with Chris Hartsfieldcreator of The Daddy Diaper Changing Toolbox. Then, Lynnette Lauria Regional Vice President of Marketing – Florida from Simon Mall’s talks about National Mom’s Nite Out. And, the Mom’s Roundtable discusses Adoption.
How a New Generation is Reshaping Family, Work, and Gender in America Join Maria as she speaks with Kathleen Gerson author of The Unfinished Revolution, How a New Generation is Reshaping Family, Work, and Gender in America. Then, Dr. Mary Zurn is the Vice President of Education for Primrose Schools talks about the Primrose Family Dance Off. And,the Mom’s RoundtablediscussessomeIdeas to Boost Mommy Confidence and how Gratitude can bring moms more joy.
Rainbow Brite is Back! Diana Stuart is Creative VP at Hallmark Properties Hallmark has launched the official website for the latest version of Rainbow Brite, and excitement from fans is building! Stephanie Nelson author of The Coupon Mom's Guide to Cutting Your Grocery Bills in Half. Mom Blogger Roundtable - discuss Valentine's Day, children and love.
Blogs and the Support you can find in the Blogging Community Join Maria as she speaks with Cindy V. Gentry, president of Brown & Brown Associates about the Insure Your Love campaign. Then, Jill Saunders, Director of Bear and Public Relations at Build-A-Bear is here to discuss the Huggable Heroes program. Next, the Mom’s Roundtable discusses Blogs and the support you can find in the blogging community.
The Adventures of Siblings Join Maria as she speaks with Lisa Dorfman, aka The Running Nutritionist® talking about the Science of Cherries and Pain Relief. Next, Jim Robinson and Kurt Dommermuth founders of Kneebouncers.com. Then, Mom Blogger’s Roundtable - Suzannah of Zannaland and Michele of Scraps of My Geek Life, discuss the adventures of siblings.
Live, Love it, Earn it Join Maria as she speaks with Marianna Olszewski, Author of Live it, Love it, Earn it, A Woman’s Guide to Financial Freedom. Next, Carol Savage, Registered Dietitian with a specific interest in children's nutrition a regular contributor to the Online program Your Family Today. Then, the Mom’s Roundtable discusses the Challenges mothers have with staying on top of it all? Or looking like we are staying on top of it all?
The Broken Cookie Syndrome: Your Life Can Be More Than Crumbs Join Maria as she speaks with Amilya Antonetti, author of The Broken Cookie Syndrome: Your Life Can Be More Than Crumbs. Next, Michele Howe, co-author of Burdens Do a Body Good: Meeting Life's Challenges with Strength (and Soul). And our Mom’s Roundtable discusses the Challenges of finding a babysitter and/or how to handle the grandparents as the babysitter/caretaker.
Resolutions for Parents Join Maria as she speaks with Michele Borba author of The Big Book of Parenting Solutions. She’s here to talk about Resolutions for Parents. Next, Michelle Madhok founder and CEO of SheFinds.com and MomFinds.com gives us some Expert tips on post-holiday shopping fever. Then, the Mom’s Roundtable talks about What their New Year’s Resolutions are and also what changes they are making for their families this year.
The Busy Couple’s Guide to Sharing the Work & the Joy Join Maria as she speaks with Kathy Peel author of The Busy Couple’s Guide to Sharing the Work & the Joy. Next, Molly Gold founder of Go Mom, Inc. talks about how Dream Boards and Mapping aren't just for your career goals, but for your family goals tooThen, Rosalind Wiseman author of, Boys, Girls and Other Hazardous Materials. Next, Mom’s Roundtable talks about Spending Quality time with your kids every day. And, Kathi Burns founder of Add Space to your Life, talks about 7 Ways to Master Your Muck for the New Year
The Coupon Mom's Guide to Cutting your Grocery Bills in Half Join Maria as she speaks with Stephanie Nelson author of The Coupon Mom’s Guide to Cutting Your Grocery Bills in Half. Then, Kim Orlando founder of TravlelingMom.com talking about Holiday mini-cations and rejuvenation-cation for Traveling Moms. Next, Larry Winget author of YOUR KIDS ARE YOUR OWN FAULT: A Guide for Raising Responsible, Productive Adults. Next, Mom Roundtable discussion. Then, Debi Silber AKA the Mojo Coach on getting through a holiday party guilt and weight gain free.
Fitting in Exercise over the Holidays Join Maria as she speaks with Molly Gold nationally recognized media expert, corporate spokesperson, and consultant in family time management. Then, Anita Renfroe author of Don't Say I didn't Warn You, Kids, Carbs and the Coming Hormonal Apocalypse. Next the Mom's Roundtable talking about Managing our Kids Expectations during the Holidays? How much is too much in purchasing gifts? And, Karen Deerwester author of The Entitlement-Free Child.
What's in Your Pantry? Join Maria as she speaks with Leslie Bonci, nutritionist talking about WHAT’S IN YOUR PANTRY? Next, Christina Schmidt, the author of The Baby Bistro, The Baby Bistro Box, and The Toddler Bistro Box. Talking about Counting (and Eating!) Your Blessings: How You Can Enjoy the Bounty of Fall Foods With Your Toddler. Then, Don Goewey Stress-Elimination Expert and author of the best-selling book, Mystic Cool. And, Sue Perry , Deputy Editor of ShopSmart, from the publisher of Consumer Reports, talks about - holiday tipping. Find out the right amount to give your child’s schoolteacher, hairdresser, housekeeper and other service providers.
Mom's losing the last 10 pounds Join Maria as she speaks with Luci Swindoll one of the speakers at the Women of Faith conference. Next, Madelyn Fernstrom, Ph.D., CNS, is the founder and director of the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center’s Weight Management Center. Here to discuss groundbreaking new website exploring an infant's digestive system. Then, Carla Birnberg – talks about Mom's losing the last 10 pounds. And, Renee S. Ferguson - Author of the cookbook Talk Turkey to Me.
National Teen Driver Safety Week Join Maria as she speaks with Lorraine Akemann, founder of My Busy Kit and Tara Rison, founder of Itty Bitty Bookworm discussing Mom Partnerships. Then, Sarah Mahoney contributing editor for Parents and Prevention - talking about National Teen Driver Safety Week and Zephora Hadden of The Amber Alert Registry School Program.
The Family Coach Method: Raising Good, Kind, Ethical Kids in a Complicated World Join Maria as she speaks with Susan Barry, Marketing Director, UnitedHealthcare StudentResources - student health insurance plans can help keep your students healthy in and out of school affordably. Then,Kevin Roth, Kevin & Wabby, www.wabby.org Wabby encourages children to listen to their "inner voice", quietly reflect and make decisions about life's little challenges using both their heart and their head. Next, Monique Vranesh, Children's Fitness Expert Gets Kids Off of the Sofa. As a founding partner of My Gym Enterprises, Monique was instrumental in the formation of the company as well as the continuing advancement of the My Gym concept throughout the world. She gained national recognition for her role as teacher in My Gym at Home, BabyFirstTV's initial physical fitness program. And, Dr. Lynne Kenney, author of "The Family Coach Method: Raising Good, Kind, Ethical Kids in a Complicated World."
Your Baby Can Read program Join Maria as she speaks with Sally Springer, "Admission Matters: What Students and Parents Need to Know About Getting Into College." Then, Carol Tuttle, author of "It's Just My Nature!" A Guide to Knowing and Living Your True Nature. Next, Dr. Robert Titzer, Recognized Expert and Infant Researcher, talks about "Your Baby Can Read program" And, Marc Simon, Director, Producer, Writer, "Nursery University"a good-humored look at the oddly competitive environment of nursery school admissions.
Bring Your Family Back to the Table Join Maria as she speaks with Jeff Gawronski, founder of, Yak About It - a one-of-a-kind resource helping inventors get their creations noticed with fun and innovative daily product competitions. Then, Alan Lysaght, co-author, "The ABCs of Making Money" and "The ABCs of Making Money for Teens"- he will be talking about College Kids and Credit Cards. Next, Leanne Ely, certified Nutritionist and author of "Saving Dinner" discusses The Menus, Recipes, and Shopping Lists to Bring Your Family Back to the Table.
The Best Investment: Unlocking the Secrets of Social Success for Your Child Join Maria as she speaks with Colleen Brown, Fund Development Director, Broward Meals on Wheels, talking about Annual Fundraiser - Chocolate Extravangaza. Then, Andrea Weiner, founder of eti-KITS, her award-winning line of etiquette tools and guides designed to bring the ease of learning manners to everyone. Next, Sharyn Kennedy Amoroso, Dr. Andie, founder of Emotionally Smart Beginnings, author of The Best Investment: Unlocking the Secrets of Social Success for Your Child. Then, Carolyn Rubenstein, Author of Perserverance and How Young People turn Fear into Hope and how they can Teach us to do the Same.
Pamela Carey, author of Minor League Mom Join Maria as she speaks with Gretchen Reid, Life and Career Coach, founder of Motherhood Transitions. Next, Pamela Carey, author of Minor League Mom: A Mother's Journey Through the Red Sox Farm Teams. Then, Lucinda Cross, Lucinda Cross is a speaker, author and founder of Corporate Mom Dropouts, blog, radio show and book. And, Joan Pagano is certified in health and fitness instruction by the American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM), a best selling author and the owner of the Joan Pagano Fitness Group. Joan is the author of Strength Training for Women (2004); Strength Training Deck (2006); 8 Weeks to a Younger Body (2007), 15-Minute Total Body Workout + DVD (2008) and 15-Minute Ab + DVDs.
Hands Off My Belly: The Pregnant Woman's Survival Guide to Myths, Mothers and Moods Join Maria as she speaks with Jodi Seidler - The Mother of RE-Invention, Creator of: Making Lemonade - A Community for Single Parents, Author of "Making Lemonade: A Guidebook For Life after Divorce." Next, Drs. Shawn A. Tassone and Kathryn Landherr, authors of "Hands Off My Belly: The Pregnant Woman's Survival Guide to Myths, Mothers and Moods," then Dr. Linda Hughes - interventional radiologist talks about UFE, Uterine Fibroid Embolization. And, Sharon Cindrich, author of A Smart Girl's Guide to the Internet: How to Connect with friends, find what you need, and stay safe online (American Girl Library).
How to Master Your Muck, Get Organized, Add Space to Your Life, Live your Purpose! Join Maria as she speaks with the Daniel Neal, Chief Executive Officer, Founder of Kajeet. Then, YiShaun Chen the founder of AdoraPet. Her mission with AdoraPet is to easily share the joy of puppies with people, and one of her goals with AdoraPet is to create educational and entertaining content for children based on puppies. Next, Jack Abraham, founder of Milo.com. Milo lets you search stores in your town in real-time and find products available to buy right now and then Kathi Burns,author of How to Master Your Muck, Get Organized, Add Space to Your Life, Live your Purpose!
Family therapy with Teens Join Maria as she speaks with Andrea Dindinger, Therapeutic Team Lead for Vive! in Northern California , talks about Family therapy with Teens, then Carrie Greene, founder of, CarrieThru, Coaching & Organizing Services, author of Too Cluttered to Declutter: 6-Steps to Gain Control, Create Space and Reclaim Your Freedom! And, Gerri and Brian Monaghan, co-authors, THE POWER OF TWO: Surviving Serious Illness with an Attitude & an Advocate.
The Great Piggy Bank Adventure Join Maria as she speaks with Stuart Ritter, assistant vice president of T. Rowe Price Investment Services, Inc. T. Rowe Price, in collaboration with Walt Disney Imagineering and Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Online, today launched The Great Piggy Bank AdventureSM . Kristi G, founder of www.kristig.com, then Ted Rubin of Elf cosmetics. Next, Sarah Welch, Alicia Rockmore and Alicia's two sisters, Nancy Meyer and Susan Lerner, founders of Buttoned Up, Inc. (www.getbuttonedup.com), a company dedicated to helping busy women get more out of life by embracing the notion of imperfect organization.
Dr. Len Lopez nutrition and fitness expert Join Maria as she speaks with Dr. Len Lopez nutrition and fitness expert, and author of "To Burn or Not to Burn, Fat is the Question" and "Five STEPS Closer." Then, Dee Bagwell Haslam, a mother of two children and the Chief Executive Officer of Moving Picture Books / RIVR Media companies. Next, Justine Ezarik, Gadget and Technology Expert, New Intel Survey on Mobile Etiquette Reveals the Biggest Pet Peeves and Debra Haffner, author of "Talking About the Birds and the Bees, version 3.0".
Skinny Scoopers Join Maria as she speaks with Sharon Lowe, creator of, the first global, social networking web site for young eco-warriors www.HabitatHeroes.com, then Dr. Harold Levinson, author of SMART BUT FEELING DUMB and then Anne Raphael, founder of My Kind Of College, Next, Lisa Plummer and Chris Delaney, co-founders of Skinny Scoopers.
The Entitlement-Free Child Join Maria as she speaks with Karen Deerwester, author of The Entitlement-Free Child. Then, Kathy Kinney, who use to play Mimi on the Drew Carey Show for www.MrsP.com. Classic children's stories are brought to life by TV star Kathy Kinney as Mrs. P. MrsP.com is a fun storybook entertainment site that celebrates reading and books. Next, Kadi Prescott, co-founder of www. mentoringmommy.com and Lyss Stern, author of 'If You Give a Mom a Martini: 100 Ways to Find 10 Blissful Minutes for Yourself' and creator of Divalysscious Moms (www.divamoms.com)
Mamapedia, a digital media company focused on the wisdom of moms Join Maria as she speaks with Artie W - CEO and Founder of Mamapedia, a digital media company focused on the wisdom of moms. Then, Jessica Turner Southwest Airline's resident Mommy Blogger. Her guest blog posts and vlogs will focus on traveling with her baby, tips she discovers and family-friendly activities to experience around the country. Next, Sylvia Klinger, registered dietitian and certified personal trainer, is founder of Hispanic Food Communications, Hinsdale, IL a food communications and culinary consulting company. And, Jessica Singer founder, CEO and Mom, of MamaBargains.com
National Mom's Nite Out Today Maria talks abouts National Mom's Nite Out on May 7th!! It is the first nationally organized celebration of motherhood. Intended to bring together today's moms, physically and virtually, National Mom's Nite Out will unite over 150 social media groups, companies, local playgroups, mommy bloggers and mother social networks in giving moms a well deserved night off. Some of the guests this hour are hosting events. Maria's guests include Megan Calhoun the founder of TwiitterMoms.com -- a site Redbook called "the new obsession among Web-savvy moms." and Lynnette Lauria the portfolio vice president of marketing for Indianapolis-based Simon Property Group, Inc., an S&P 500 company and the largest U.S. publicly traded real estate company. Also, Lisa Hein, Speaker and Parenting Author of THE BOOK "I'm Doing The Best I Can!" (They won't always be cute and adorable) then, Kimberley Clayton Blaine is the executive producer of a grassroots mom webshow, called www.TheGoToMom.TV, she is a national parenting expert and a licensed Family and Child Therapist who specializes in working with children ages newborn to six years old. Kimberley also teaches Early Childhood Brain Development and Positive Discipline Strategies at UCLA Extension Education Department. Kimberley's new book is titled, Mommy Confidence: 8 Easy Steps to Reclaiming Balance, Motivation and Your Inner Diva at www.mommyconfidence.com
Play is the language of love Join Maria as she speaks with Kristen Varela, founder of Motherproof.com a mom's guide to life in the car that offers opinions and practical information about cars and car life from savvy moms who live life in the drivers' seat. Next, Bruce Wolk, author of Made Here, Baby!, then Cindi Cunningham, Discovery Toys Group Manager " talks about how Play is the language of love and Jennifer Wagner, created the blog "Connect with your Teens through Pop Culture and Technology"
Nurturing Your Self While Raising a Family Join Maria as she speaks with Amy Tiemann, author of MOJO MOM: Nurturing Your Self While Raising a Family. Then, Miriam Peskowitz , co-author, The Double-Daring Book for Girls. Next, Suzanne Simkin, one of the founders and creators of PeaceLoveMom.com and then Karen Rinehart , author of , Invisible Underwear, Bus Stop Mommies and Other Things True To Life and host of Bus Stop Mommies Podcast.
If your child goes missing, do you have a plan? InstantAmber.com Join Maria as she speaks with Mathieu (Matt) Berman - founder, InstantAmber.com, Next, Casey Lewis, MS, RD, Welch's health and nutrition manager.
Obesity in Children Join Maria as she speaks with Beth Butler, Founder of The Boca Beth Program, The Fun & Easy Way to Raise a Bilingual Child! Next, Alison Rhodes , Safety Mom - , a nationally recognized expert in child safety, provides tips on how your readers can manage their family"s medicine prescriptions. Then, Beth Engelman, "Do It Yourself" queen talks about Family Money Savers. And, Dr. Barry Popkin PhD Childhood Obesity, author of "The World is Fat." Topic - Obesity in the home or Obesity in Children
Still Going It Alone: Mothering with Faith and Finesse When the Children Have Grown Join Maria as she speaks with Andrea Deckard, founder of mommysnacks.net, Tips to Save, Earn, Live and Learn. Next, Michele Howe, author of Still Going It Alone: Mothering with Faith and Finesse When the Children Have Grown, then Holly Rigsby America's #1 Busy Mom Fat Loss Expert, ACE certified personal trainer, author of Fit Yummy Mummy: 16 Week Lifestyle System for Busy Moms, helping moms burn the baby fat and get their body back in just 90 minutes a week. Talks about sticking to your fitness plan/goals.
Childhood Unbound, Saving Our Kids" Best Selves"Confident Parenting in a World of Change Join Maria as she speaks with Ron Taffel, Ph.D., author of Childhood Unbound, Saving Our Kids" Best Selves"Confident Parenting in a World of Change, then Dr. Richard Bavaria , of Sylvan Learning, next, Tami Nealy, Director of Public Affairs , LifeLock" - #1 In Identity Theft Protection, talks about National Financial Wellness month - avoid being nickel and dimed and Dena Patton, Chat, Chew & Chocolate - The Supwerwoman Syndrome " The affects on women who are on the Go (go go go)! Some tips on how to prevent it and create balance.
My Mommy's on a Business Trip Join Maria as she speaks with Daniel Begun, Consumer Communications Expert for Skype talk about Visiting Grandma & Grandpa Virtually, then Liz Zack, Executive Editor of Parents.com talks about the Dos and Don"ts of Buying Toys/Clothes secondhand, next, Alexis Caldwell , Account Specialist for Surfmyads.com, Last minute gift deals and Phaedra Cucina , author of My Mommy's on a Business Trip.
Tips on Making Camp Affordable Join Maria as she speaks with Julia Indichova, author of "The Fertile Female - How the Power of Longing for a Child Can Save Your Life and Change the World" and Charlene Birkeland , Yahoo! Shine Parenting Editor, Talking about how you can "Create a movie theater in your home", then Lisa Mullen , FL Expert Offers Tips on Making Camp Affordable.
The Siblings Busy Book: 200 fun and creative activities to entertain kids of different ages Join Maria as she speaks to Lisa Hanson & Heather Kempskie, co-auuthors of The Siblings Busy Book: 200 fun and creative activities to entertain kids of different ages. Then, Pauline McDonagh Hull, founder of electivecesarean.com. Next, Michele DeKinder-Smith ,founder of JaneOutOftheBox.com an online membership-based community designed for women entrepreneurs then, Heather T. Forbes , author of Beyond Consequences, Logic, and Control.
Parenting Books Summaries
Join Maria as she speaks with Nancy Ganz, founder rlillytuckerwear.com and FashionFantasyGame.com. Next, Kira Swaim, Editor & Chief and Spokesperson for Parentsdigest.com, Summaries On Parenting Books - They Read Them So We Don't Have Too! Then, Jennifer Wider, MD, author of The New Mom's Survival Guide How to Reclaim Your Body, Your Health, Your Sanity, and Your Sex Life After Having a Baby and Karen Ronney, author of Proud Parents' Guide to Raising Athletic, Balanced, and Coordinated Kids
Learn How to Twitter with Zadi Diaz
Join Maria as she speaks with Amy Ozton, founder of, www.selfishmom.com, www.filminginbrooklyn.com andMaggie Macaulay, MS Ed, President,Whole Hearted Parenting, Director,RCB South Florida, Executive Director,The Best You Can Be Foundation - Parenting Conference - The Best You Can Be Foundation and Redirecting Children's Behavior of South Florida Present "Empowering ourChildren:Creating Cooperative Families, Classrooms and Communities." Next, Zadi Diaz, Learn How to Twitter with Zadi Diaz, Host of Epic Fu and Patti Garibay, National Executive Director, American Heritage Girls.
ADD/ADHD Drug Free, Natural Alternatives and Practical Exercises to Help Your Child Focus Join Maria as she speaks with Frank Jacobelli, co-author of -ADD/ADHD Drug Free, Natural Alternatives and Practical Exercises to Help Your Child Focus and Karen Ronney, author of Proud Parents" Guide to Raising Athletic, Balanced, and Coordinated Kids
Work at Home Moms
Join Maria Bailey as she speaks with Kelly McCausey of Work at Home Moms Talk Radio. Next, Dagmara Scalise, author of Twin Sense: A Sanity-Saving Guide to Raising Twins--From Pregnancy Through the First Year and Shari Criso, MSN, CNM, IBCLC, a certified nurse midwife and board certified lactation consultant, then Colleen Sell, Cup of Comfort Breast Cancer Survivors
ClassyMommy.com Join Join Maria Bailey as she speaks with Meri-K Appy, President of the Washington-based Home Safety Council, the only national organization solely dedicated to preventing unintentional home injuries. Then, Kim Maksymuik, founder of ChatterboxGames.com. Next, Colleen Padilla , founder of ClassyMommy.com. And, Laura Seymour, co-founder of MumsTheWurd!
Jeff Zaslow, co-author, 'The Last Lecture' Join
Join Maria Bailey as she speaks with Alex Davis , co-author of 'Dinner at Your Door, Tips and Recipes for Starting a Neighborhood Cooking Co-op'. Then, Jeff Zaslow , co-author, 'The Last Lecture' a columnist for TheWall Street Journal, attended the Last Lecture, and wrote the story that helped fuel worldwide interest in it. Next, Paula Brown , author of "Fur Shui, An Introduction to Animal Feng Shui' and Dr. Lisa Medoff, Stressed Out Students' Guide to Handling Peer Pressure
New Mom's Survival Guide Join Maria Bailey as she speaks with Michele Casper, Director Public Relations Lands' End. Then, Jennifer Wider, MD, author of "The New Mom's Survival Guide How to Reclaim Your Body, Your Health, Your Sanity, and Your Sex Life After Having a Baby." Next, Dr. Anne Pierce, author of "SHIPS WITHOUT A SHORE: America's Under-nurtured Children." And, Marjorie Geiser is a registered dietitian, certified personal trainer and life coach. Lunch line anxiety? Registered dietitian offers healthy back-to-school lunch solutions
Bringing up Geeks: Genuine, Enthusiastic, Empowered, Kids Join Maria Bailey as she speaks with Melissa Stanton , author of The Stay At Home Survival Guide. Then, Marybeth Hicks , author of Bringing up Geeks, Genuine, Enthusiastic, Empowered, Kids, how to protect your kid's childhood in a grow-up-to-fast world. Next, Dave Kenney, College application specialist and CEO of CollegeZapps.com. And, Whitney E. Roosa, founder of Ironmoms, Inc. An Ironmom is a mom of any age who has unlocked great physical and spiritual treasures gained by training for and competing in endurance events.
Girl Wars, Mean Girls Grown Up, and Forced to be Family Join Maria Bailey as she speaks with Laura Stack, author of "The Exhaustion Cure." Then, Michele Nicholasen, co- author of "I Brake for Meltdowns: How to handle the most exasperating behavior of your 2-5 years old." Next, Marcia Mitchell, author of "Milestones and Miracles" and the winner of Tyson's first ever Gold Medal Mom contest. And, Dr. Cheryl Dellasega, author of "Girl Wars," "Mean Girls Grown Up," and "Forced to be Family"
Beyond Time-Outs Join Maria Bailey as she speaks with Wendy Smolen, Editorial Director, Toy Wishes, Wendy talks about the American Girl Phenomenon. Next, Dr. Beth Grosshans, author of "Beyond Time-Out - from chaos to calm" and Maureen LoBue, author of - "Mean Mom's Club: The Mom's Rule Book."
Guide to Baby's First Year Join Maria Bailey as she speaks with Tangela Walker-Craft, founder of Simply Necessary, makers of the Go! Pillow. Also, Diane MacEachern, author of "Big Green Purse" and David Port, co-author of "The Caveman's Guide to Baby's First Year"
The Fertility Diet Join Maria Bailey as she speaks with Lori Pope, creator of babyplays.com and guest judge at The Whirlpool brand Mother of Invention Grant Program. Andrea J. Buchanan, co-author of "The Pocket Daring Book for Girls: Things to Do." Then, Jorge Chavarro, MD, author of "The Fertility Diet," and Sue Scheff, author of "Wits End: Advice and Resources for Saving Your Out-of-control Teen."
What Your Kids Need to Hear from YOU about Sex Join Maria Bailey as she speaks with Sarah Burningham, author of "How to Raise Your Parents." Then, Sharon Maxwell, Ph.D, "THE TALK: What Your Kids Need to Hear from YOU about Sex." Next, Amy J.L. Baker, Ph.D., author of "Adult Children of Parental Alienation Syndrome: Breaking the Ties that Bind. " Then Maria will be joined by Christie Mellor, author of "Were You Raised by Wolves?"
The Fertility Diet Join Maria Bailey as she speaks with Lori Pope, creator of babyplays.com and guest judge at The Whirlpool brand Mother of Invention Grant Program. Andrea J. Buchanan, co-author of "The Pocket Daring Book for Girls: Things To Do." Then, Jorge Chavarro, MD, author of "The Fertility Diet," and Sue Scheff, author of "Wits End: Advice and Resources for Saving Your OUT-OF-CONTROL TEEN."
Your Two-Week Guide to a Dramatically Improved Life with Your Intense Child Join Maria Bailey as she speaks with Tina Feigal, author of "The Pocket Parent Coach: Your Two-Week Guide to a Dramatically Improved Life with Your Intense Child," Ellyn Spragins, author of "If I'd Known Then: Women in Their 20's & 30's Write Letters to Their Younger Selves." Julia Roberts, author of "Motherhood to Otherhood" and Jennifer Graf Groneberg, author of "Road Map to Holland, How I Found My Way Through My Son's First Two Years with Down Syndrome."
Mama Knows Breast: A Beginner's Guide to Breastfeeding Join Maria Bailey as she speaks with Kate McLaughlin, author of" Mommy, I'm Still in Here: One Family's Journey with Bipolar Disease," Andi Silverman, author of "Mama Knows Breast: A Beginner's Guide to Breastfeeding," Cindy Coughenour, "The Personal Safety Coach" - Fearless and Female and, Hara Estroff Marano, author of "A NATION OF WIMPS: The High Cost of Invasive Parenting."
The Soul of Autism: Looking Beyond Labels to Unveil Spiritual Secrets of the Heart Join Maria Bailey as she speaks with Laurie A. Helgoe, Ph.D., and Barron M. Helgoe, Esq., authors of "The Complete Idiot's Guide to Raising Boys." Next, William Stillman, author of "The Soul of Autism: Looking Beyond Labels to Unveil Spiritual Secrets of the Heart." Then, Mark Stevens, Author of "Luisa's Nature," news journalist, inspires parents to appreciate nature as an essential contributor to the mental, emotional, physical and spiritual well-being of family life. And Pamela Paul, author of "Parenting, Inc. How We Are Sold on $800 Strollers, Fetal Education, Baby Sign Language, Sleeping Coaches, Toddler Couture, and Diaper Wipe Warmers'and What It Means for Our Children."
You're a Good Mom Join Maria Bailey as she speaks with Debra Gilbert Rosenberg, LCSW, mother of three, a licensed clinical social worker, and an adjunct faculty member in the Sociology Department at Dominican University in River Forest, Illinois. Next, Jen Singer, author of "You're a Good Mom - And Your Kids Aren't So Bad Either", then Jesse Jayne Rutherford co-author of, "The Modern Mom's Guide to Dads" and Susan Callahan, Anne Nolen and Katrin Schumann, co-authors of "Mothers Need Time-Outs, Too."
Raising Careful, Confident Kids Join Maria Bailey as she speaks with Joan Pagano, author of "15 Minute Total Body Workout;" Vickie Mullins, author of "I Want You to Know Me;" Paula Statman, an internationally respected educator, speaker and award-winning author of "10 Tips for Raising Careful, Confident Kids" and she'll speak with Laura Preble, author of "The Queen Geek Social Club" & "Queen Geeks in Love."
Janine Turner, actress and author of Holding Her Head High Join Maria Bailey as she speaks with Maureen Williams, Founding President of National Drowning Prevention Alliance (ndpa.org) about pool safety, Janine Turner, actress and author of "Holding Her Head High: 12 Single Mothers Who Championed Their Children and Changed History." Next she talk to Ralph Heredia, Vice President of Business Development of Zipit.The new Zipit is a sleek portable, Wi-Fi instant messaging (IM) device that provides teen's convenient access to IM without tying up, or being tied to, the family computer and Addy Mau, the President/Designer of Heaven Sent Jewelry.
Body Drama, Real Girls, Real Bodies, Real Issues, Real Answers Talk about single moms, divorce and fast food with Maria Bailey as she speaks with Elaine Zubko, of Projector123.com, Nancy Amanda Redd author of, "Body Drama, Real Girls, Real Bodies, Real Issues, Real Answers," Sarah Teres, Publisher of Motherwords Magazine, about how every mother has a story. What's yours? Dr. Linda Acredolo, "Potty Training Made Easy with the Baby Signs Program," and Corinne Gregory, President and Founder of PoliteChild: Putting 'civil' back into 'civilization'.
Sensible Tips and Scripts for Perplexed Parents Join Maria Bailey as she speaks with Betsy Brown Braun, author of Just Tell Me What To Say: Sensible Tips and Scripts for Perplexed Parents, Jennifer Iserloh, "The Skinny Chef", Strengthen your diet with delicious superfoods, Christine Hassler author of, 20 Something Manifesto, Quarter-Lifers Speak Out about Who They Are, What they Want, and How to get it and Tracey Gold, host of The Secret Life of a Soccer Mom.
7 Things He'll Never Tell You...But You Need to Know Join Maria Bailey as she speaks with Robin McClure, author of The Playskool Guide to Baby Play, Woody Winfree, author of We Are More Than Beautiful, Dr. Kevin Leman, 7 Things He'll Never Tell You...But You Need to Know and Dr. Scott Haltzman, THE SECRETS OF HAPPILY MARRIED WOMEN: How To Get More Out Of Your Relationship By Doing Less.
Cyber Bullying: Bullying in the Digital Age Join Maria Bailey and her guests, Patti Agatston, Ph.D., co-author, Cyber Bullying: Bullying in the Digital Age, Kimberly Kingsley , author of THE ENERGY CURE: How To Recharge Your Life 30 Seconds At A Time, Dr. Nicole LaBeach, author of Woman's True Purpose and Sheila Marcelo, CEO of Care.com
Loving Your Man Without Losing Your Mind This week Maria speaks with Christina Fulton. Christina has an established a clothing line (FULCAGE) and charity organization, Single Mom Foundation to support single moms across the country. Next, Susie Davis, author of "Loving Your Man Without Losing Your Mind," talks about what to do when the man of your dreams is driving you crazy. Then, Vera Kessler, founder of the baby consulting company Nursery 101. And, Kim Houlne, CEO of Working Solutions, Inc. which employs home-based agents to provide customer service to some of the top brands in the United States.
Hair Alternatives for Real Women This week Maria speaks with Donna Chiapa Wilson, Hair by Donna Online - A Temporary Real Hair Alternative for Real Women. Next, Dr. Joanne Lichten PhD, RD (a.k.a. Dr. Jo), America's On-The-Go Health Guru. Here today to talk about the healthiest kids options in restaurants. Then, Heather Summerhayes Cariou, author of Sixtyfive Roses. And, Erica Sandberg, EXPECTING MONEY: The essential financial plan for new and growing families.
The Out-of-Sync Child This week Maria speaks with Asha Dornfest of Parent Hacks: Smart parenting tips, Then, Carol Kranowitz, author of, The Out-of-Sync Child: Recognizing and Coping with Sensory Processing Disorder , And, Christina Eckert, author of Winning Against the Wackos in Your Life: How to spot them and stop them in their tracks
Lisa Dames, a real life mom who happens to be a country singer! This week Maria speaks with Nancy Cadjan, founder of Sign Babies ASL Flash Cards and author of Baby Signing 1-2-3. Next, Jane F. Ivanov, designer for Eve Alexander maternity/nursing lingerie and clothing line. Then, Lisa Dames, a real life mom who happens to be a country singer!
Daddy on Board This week Maria speaks with Tara Stealey, Vicks Comfort CAREvan and the Vicks family of products. Next, Suzanne Kantra, Technology Editor, Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia. Then, Mara Schiff, Ph.D., Coaching for your Life with Mara Schiff, Ph.D and Dottie Lamm, author of "Daddy on Board."
The Path from Motherhood to Career This week Maria speaks with Bette Holtzman, Vice President of Consumer and Family Advocacy at the Goldberger Company, talks about "Holiday Stress - How To Make The Holidays Enjoyable For Everyone." Next, Kathi Burns, Board Certified Professional Organizer, Image Consultant and Paper Flow Specialist Founder of AddSpace To Your Life!, talks about finding the perfect little black dress for the holidays. Then, Diane Lang, author of "Baby Steps: The Path from Motherhood to Career, Reentering the workforce after staying home with children" and Jann Blackstone-Ford, co-author of "Ex-Etiquette for Holidays and Other Family Celebrations."
Guide to Good Kids This week Maria speaks with Ruth Haag, author of "The Useable Cookbook Series" talks about simple, unique tips for stress-free cooking -- how to manage your sugarplums, figgy pudding and roasted chestnuts this holiday season. Next, a Eric Tyson, author of "Let's Get Real About Money! Profit from the Habits of the Best Personal Finance Managers" talks about staying off the naughty (spending) list: ten ways to manage your finances and avoid post-holiday regrets. Then, Virginia Bentz, author of "Quick Guide to Good Kids" talks about eight ways to teach your kids gratitude this holiday season and Nancy Traversy, of Barefoot Books.
I Want It Now - Navigating Childhood in a Materialistic World This week Maria speaks with Susan Meek, Vice President Licensing for Precious Moments. Next Connie Bennett, author of SUGAR SHOCK! How Sweets and Simple Carbs Can Derail Your Life - And How You Can Get Back on Track talks about avoiding holiday sweets. Then, Lori Kumar, merchandise manager in photo processing and market electronics merchandiser support team at Wal-Mart. And, Donna Bee-Gates, author of 'I Want It Now: Navigating Childhood in a Materialistic World.'
Any Day with Hair is a Good Hair Day This week Maria speaks with Lisa Crane Greer, founder of Beverly Hills Egg Donation. Then, Michelle Rapkin, author of "Any Day with Hair is a Good Hair Day." Next, Dr. Phyllis Kosminsky, author of "Getting Back to Life When Grief Won't Heal." And, Paul Kontonis, founder of Dadlabs.
SCREAMFREE Parenting, Can such a thing exist? This week Maria speaks with Dr. Michael Papa , author of Generation A.D.D. Then, Laurel Bongiorno, talks about Holiday Toy Buying 101 for Parents with Young Children. Next, Hal Runkel , talks about SCREAMFREE Parenting, Can such a thing exist? And, Michelle Haag, Chief Household Officer and Yahoo! Extraordinaire.
How parents can develop a safety strategy This week Maria speaks with Michele Casper, from Lands End. Next, Britt Michaelian, founder of Responsible Family, talks about how parents can develop a safety strategy to keep their families safe and secure in case of emergencies. Then, Laura Duksta " author of "I Love You More" a gorgeous and touching combination of heartfelt message, rhyme and rhythm and child-like illustrations.
Logged On and Tuned Out: A Non-techie's Guide to Parenting a Tech-savvy Generation This week Maria speaks with Dr. Sherry Henig, author of "Sara Makes Her Mother Proud and Learns Good Behavior". Her books can help both children with ADHD as well as those without the ADHD diagnosis. Next, Debra Fine, talks about the Top 10 Conversation Landmines (from her book, "The Fine Art of Small Talk." Then, Vicki Courtney, author of "Logged On and Tuned Out: A Non-techie's Guide to Parenting a Tech-savvy Generation."
How to Raise a Future Millionaire Today Maria speaks with Debi Silber, MS, RD, WHC., Registered Dietitian, Personal Trainer, Whole Health Coach, Lifestyle Expert just for moms and President of Lifestyle Fitness, Inc. Next, Amy Keroes, founder and CEO of Mommytracked.com, talks about 30-something GREAT reads for strong women in training, the "Anti-Princess List." Then Maria talks with, Troy Dunn, self-made millionaire and father of 7 children and author of "Young Bucks: How to Raise a Future Millionaire" and Nell Merlino, Founder of Take Your Daughters to Work Day and CEO of Count Me In, a non-profit to help women fund businesses.
10 Secrets Every Father Should Know This week Maria speaks with Dr. Meg Meeker, author of "Strong Fathers, Strong Daughters: 10 Secrets Every Father Should Know." Next, Erik Fisher, Ph.D,, author of "The Art of Empowered Parenting: The Manual You Wish Your Kids Came With." Then, Diane Pollock, publicist for Bliss By Mom, bringing bliss to families naturally.
Top 10 organizational tips for the home This week Maria speaks with John Davis, author of "Extreme Pursuit, Winning the Race for the Heart of Your Son." Next, Tom Bass, Former College and NFL Assistant Coach, talks about how coaches and parents interact. Then, Jeanette Symon, founder of www.imbee.com. Imbee is the first free social network designed for young people! And, Linda Koopersmith, the Beverly Hills Organizer, Organization consultant for DYMO Personal Labelmaker, talks about the Top 10 organizational tips for the home and back-to-school tips.
Top 10 organizational tips for the home This week Maria speaks with Christine Comaford-Lynch, author of "Rules for Renegades." Next, she is joined by Michelle Haag, Chief Household Officer and Yahoo! Extraordinaire. Then, Ceridwen Morris & Rebecca Odes, co-authors of "From the Hips - a comprehensive, open-minded, uncensored, totally honest guide to pregnancy, birth, and becoming a parent."
The Teen Whisperer: How to Break Through the Silence and Secrecy of Teenage Life This week Maria speaks with Mike Linderman, author of The Teen Whisperer: How to Break Through the Silence and Secrecy of Teenage Life. Then, Dr. Paul Ehrlich , associate chief of the Division of Allergy and Immunology at Beth Israel Medical Center and clinical assistant professor of pediatrics at NYU School of Medicine. He practices as an allergist, immunologist and pediatrician, specializing in pediatric asthma. Next, Dawn Hall, author of Busy People's Super Simple 30-Minute Menus and then, Christopher Pratt, from candywarehouse.com.
Understanding ADD & ADHD This week Maria speaks with, Susan Ashley, PhD, author of The ADD and ADHD Answer Book. Next, Corliss Hale, Chit Chat Brands Inc. the maker of consumer products to specifically encourage conversation and interaction in relationships, based in Chicago. Next, Deb Luster, from Can Do Kid, Inc. Then, Jessica Dena, author of the "Hot Moms Handbook"
Take Back Your Parental Authority Without Punishment This week Maria speaks with Lynne Reeves Griffin, author of "Negotiation Generation: Take Back Your Parental Authority Without Punishment." Next, Romi Lassally - Former Hollywood producer and mom, created Truemomconfessions.com, the first ever online confessional for moms as a place for mothers to confess anonymously, and to read -- and relate to -- the confessions of others. Then, Judy Johnston, co-founder of Blue Lake Children's Publishing, discusses how to build early reading skills in children ages 2-6. And, Melissa Crawford senior vice president at Physicians Mutual, speaks about the factors women need to take into consideration when choosing an insurance product/plan.
Lori McKenna, singer, songwriter, wife, mother This week Maria is joined by Lori McKenna, singer, songwriter, wife and mother. Next, Barrie Silberberg, founder of Putting Your Kids First, discusses staying home with your kids. Then, Dr. Trish Hutchison, co-author of "GIRLOLOGY: Hang-ups, Hook-ups and Holding Out" discusses issues important to moms. Then Maria will speak to Marna Goldstein and Kim Hiatt from www.thinwithin.com.
Addiction-Proof Your Child This week Maria speaks with Stanton Peele author of, "ADDICTION PROOF YOUR CHILD: A Realistic Approach to Preventing Drug, Alcohol, and Other Dependencies." Next, Rhona M. Gordon, author of "Thinking Organized, For Parents and Children: Helping Kids Get Organized for Home, School and Play." Then Maria is joined by Dr. Richard Theuer, pediatric nutritionist and nutritional consultant to Beech-Nut. And, Iris Waichler, author of "RIDING THE INFERTILITY ROLLER COASTER: A guide to educate and inspire."
Baby Changes Everything, Embracing and Preparing for Motherhood after 35 This week Maria speaks with Dr. Dwight H. Damon, inventor of the revolutionary orthodontic treatment system called The Damon System. Then, Steve Mogck, Executive Vice President Country Inn and Suites by Carlson Celebrates its 20th Anniversary with Destination Reunion Sweepstakes. Next, Beth K. Vogt, author of "Baby Changes Everything, Embracing and Preparing for Motherhood after 35" and then Maria talks with Karol Ladd, author of "Bright Ideas for Busy Moms."
LEAN Mommy: Staying in Shape This week Maria speaks with Kimberley Clayton Blaine, founder of The GoToMom.TV. Next, Mary Kay Sommers, talks about The Parents' Back to School List. Then, Lisa Druxman M.A, founder of www.strollerstrides.net, author of L.E.A.N. Mommy. And Tim Sullivan, President PTO Today. Back2School2007.com was developed by the experts at PTO Today, Inc.
The Bilingual Edge, Why, When and How to Teach Your Child a Second Language This week Maria speaks with Mary E. Davis, author of "The Entrepreneurial Mom." Next, Real-World Life and Business Management Tips from a Working Mother Who's Been There. Then, Dr. Kendall King and Dr. Alison Mackey, authors of "The Bilingual Edge, Why, When and How to Teach Your Child a Second Language." Next, Malika Holder, President & CEO of The Nanny Agency of Greater Washington, Inc. And, Britt Michaelian, founder of Responsible Family Company. Determined to ease anxiety in the minds of parents leaving their children with caregivers.
Back to School This week Maria is speaks with Ellen Cockrill, creative executive in charge of the production for Universal, Land Before Time TV series. Next, Tim Sullivan, President PTO Today, talks about back2school2007.com. Then, Attorney General Bill McCollum talks about Cyber Crime - protecting children from those who would prey upon them through the Internet. Finally Maria speaks with Jill Stamm, author of "Bright from the Start: The Simple, Science-Backed Way to Nurture Your Child’s Developing Mind from Birth to Age 3."
School Tips This week Maria speaks with Dr. Jennifer Brout, about having children in school. Next, Laurel Brunvoll, author of "All My Bad Habits I Learned from Grandpa and All My Good Habits I Learned from Grandma. " Then, Dr. Kathleen Gerson, talks about can motherhood and womanhood co-exist? And, Skye Hoppus, author of ROCK STAR MOMMA shares fun fashion advice for mothers-to-be.
Fast Fat-Loss that lasts Forever! This week Maria speaks with Tara Brooke CD, (DONA) founder and Executive Director of www.powerofbirth.com. Next, she talk with Tosca Reno author of "The Eat Clean Diet - Fast Fat-Loss that lasts Forever!" Then, Jane Porter, author of "ODD MOM OUT" and Dr. Mary Ellen Renna, author of "Growing Up Healthy the Next Generation Way: Add Years to Your Child's Life and Life to Your Child's Years."
THE BRIGHT SIDE: Surviving Your Parents Divorce This week Maria speaks with Max Sindell, author of "The Bright Side: Surviving Your Parents Divorce." Next, Stephen Gass, president of every baby company, inc., talks about, what should kids of this age watch on TV and what will aid in learning and play for babies, toddlers and their parents. Then, Mary Kaye Chryssicas, author of "Breathe: Yoga for Teens," explains how yoga can help teens navigate through the wild world of high school and middle school.
The No-Cry Discipline Solution This week Maria speaks with Elizabeth Pantley, author of "The No-Cry Discipline Solution." They'll talk about gentle ways to encourage good behavior without whining, tantrums and tears. Next, Dr. Samantha Pfeifer, associate professor of obstetrics and gynecology at the University of Pennsylvania, where she specializes in reproductive endocrinology, adolescent gynecological surgery and infertility will be discussing fertility and conceiving and how Fertell (the first at-home fertility screening test) is revolutionizing this process for couples. June is Potty Training Awareness Month the most popular time of year to embark upon potty training and Maria is joined by Jan Faull who has taught Parent Education, is a recognized speaker and an author. She talks with Maria today about Potty Training tips. Then, Craig Boreth, author of "How to Feel Manly in a Minivan: The desperate Dad's survival guide." For every guy who has wondered how he could possibly become a Dad while preserving any masculinity, sanity or dignity, this practical and hilarious guide will teach you.
Moms online are today's family travel agents This week Maria speaks with Catherine Montgomery, speech-language pathologist and director of the American Institute of Stuttering (AIS) and author of "Help For Children Who Stutter." Next, Caroline Angel, co-author of, "The Newly Non-Drinking Girl's Guide to Pregnancy." Advice and Support for Surviving 40 weeks without a Cosmopolitan! Then, Tim Ludwig, cofounder of Parentography an online community for parents who want advice, tools, tips and ideas for family excursions. Poll results show that "Moms online are today's family travel agents." And,Beth Hollenberg, Executive Vice President at SCORE! A division of Kaplan, Inc., talks about 'Keeping Kids off the "Summer Slide."
A Career Girl's Guide to Becoming a Stepmom This week Maria speaks with Tyeese Gaines Reid, author of "The Get A Life Campaign". A pocket guide for busy women who want it all. Next, Leslie Morgan Steiner , Contributor, MORE magazine, talks about the More Magazine Article: Back in Business: Women Re-entering the Workforce With Relative Ease. Then, Karen Cagefrom Hewlett Packard talk about the Shrek promotion with photos and moms and Julie Aigner-Clark joins Maria to tell us about the Whirlpool Brand Mother of Invention Grant Program. And, Jacquelyn B. Fletcher, author of "A Career Girl's Guide to Becoming a Stepmom" Expert advice from other stepmoms on how to juggle your job, your marriage, and your new stepkids.
Baby on Board - Becoming a Mother Without Losing Yourself This week Maria is joined by Mallika Chopra, author of "100 Questions from My Child" a collection of some of the questions and answers her daughters and her family have explored together. Next, Shauna Fleming, of www.amillionthanks.org.Her program, "A Million Thanks," collects cards and notes that are sent to the active U.S. armed forces and has turned into a year-round campaign. Then, Laurie Good, author of the blogsite www.goodhappenings.com serving as a forum for adoption discussion topics. And, Rhonda Richardson, PhD, co-author of "What Kids REALLY Want to Ask: Using Movies to Start Meaningful Conversations" " A Guidebook for Parents and Children Ages 10-14. Also, Joelle Jay, co-author, "Baby on Board - Becoming a Mother Without Losing Yourself-A guide for Moms-to-Be."
Generation MySpace - Helping your teen survive online adolescence This week Maria speaks with Adrienne Stolarz, associate editor -Family Fun Magazine, Summer is Coming, FamilyFun Mag's "10 Ways to Make Your Backyard More Fun". Next, Sheila Lirio Marcelo's, CEO of Care.com, founded the company based on some of her own experiences in searching for quality childcare providers. Then, Candice Kelsey, author of "Generation MySpace" -Helping your teen survive online adolescence - How social networking is changing everything about, friendship, gossip, sex, drugs and our kids values and then Melina Bellows, author of "The Fun Book for Moms - 102 ways to celebrate family."
Perfect Hormone Balance for Pregnancy May is National Foster Care Month and this week Maria speaks with Regina Louise and her Mother Jeanne Taylor. Regina Louise is a Motivational Speaker/Author whose goal is to share with people in every state in the nation a powerful message about the significance of all children finding lifelong connections to caring adults. Next, Bryan Vartabedian, MD, author of "The Truth About Colic: The Essential Guide to Infant Reflux and the Care of Your Crying, Difficult-to- Soothe Baby," then Elaine M. Stoddard, author of "Mom's The Word Silent No More- A Memoir of Love and Survival" and Dr. Robert Greene, author of "Perfect Hormone Balance for Pregnancy: A Groundbreaking Plan for Having a Healthy Baby and Feeling Great."
Potty Training Answers - Practical answers to questions parents ask This week Maria speaks with Theresa Reid, author of "Two Little Girls: A Memoir of Adoption," This book explores with an unflinching honesty one couple's soul-searching and sometimes painful journeys as they adopted, first, a Russian girl from Ekaterinburg and then a Ukrainian girl from a town near Odessa. Next, Angela Thomas, author of "My Single Mom Life: Stories & Lessons for your Journey" and Karen Deerwester, author of "The Potty Training Answer Book" Practical answers to the top 200 questions parents ask. Then, Michelle Nicastro, founder of "Truly Mom - Live Life Truly Organized."
Even June Cleaver Would Forget the Juice Box - Cut Yourself Some Slack (And Still Raise Great Kids) This week Maria is joined by Christopher Auer, co-author of "Parenting a Child Sensory Processing Disorder." A comprehensive guide to parenting a child with SPD and integrating his or her care with the needs of the whole family. Next, Aviva Goldfarb founder of The Six O'Clock Scramble", a weekly email newsletter, that provides five dinner recipes and a corresponding grocery list to its subscribers. Most take 30 minutes or less to prepare and have fewer than ten ingredients. Then, Ann Dunnewold, Ph.D, author of "EVEN JUNE CLEAVER WOULD FORGET THE JUICE BOX: Cut Yourself Some Slack (And Still Raise Great Kids) In The Age of Extreme Parenting" and also, Steve Isaac, advisor to StudentProspector.com, a leading Internet resource for college planning that matches prospective students with the right schools.
Good Kids, Bad Habits This week Maria speaks with Joanna Meiseles, founder of The Snip-its Corporation - tips for parents taking their child for their first haircut, what to know, and products that are non irritants on children's skin. Next, Dr. Jennifer Trachtenberg, author of "Good Kids, Bad Habits - The RealAge guide to raising healthy children" and then Peggy Collins, author of "Help Is Not a Four-Letter Word," also Jim Ryan, author of "Simple Happiness - 52 Easy Ways to Lighten Up."
Helpful tips to help lower your taxes This week Maria speaks with Caren Cohen of DJ baby clothing about their hip kids and moms T's for infertility awareness Tshirts. $2 from every shirt goes to RESOLVE, The National Infertility Association. Next, Lauren Sorgaard, owner of North Country Esscentuals, talks about taking the time to pamper yourself. Then, Sandy Botkin, author of "Lower Your Taxes Big Time," gives helpful tips on how single moms, families, etc can lower their taxes and Debra Feinberg, of the Quidel Corporation, talks about infectious diseases that affect children.
Congratulations, You've Got Tweens! Preparing Your Child for Adolescence Today Maria talks with Debbie Mandel, stress-management specialist and author of "Turn On Your Inner Light: Fitness for Body, Mind, and Soul" and Changing Habits: The Caregivers Total Workout, next Paul Pettit, author of "Congratulations, You've Got Tweens! Preparing Your Child for Adolescence" joins Maria. Then, Gina Gallagher, co-author of "Shut Up About...Your Perfect Kid!"
"Home Team Advantage: The Critical Role of Mothers in Youth Sports This week Maria is joined by Brooke de Lench, author of "Home Team Advantage: The Critical Role of Mothers in Youth Sports," and Cheryl Erwin, co-author of "The Positive Disipline Series for Preschoolers, for the First Three Years and From A-Z". Next, Julie Miller, founder of NursingNotions.com Nursing Bracelets and Other Accessories and also Dr. Michael Popkin, author of "Taming The Spirited Child: Strategies for Parenting Challenging Children Without Breaking Their Spirits."
Babyproofing Your Marriage This week Maria speaks with Maureen Clarke, founder of The Blueprint Group, a nationwide coaching, training and organizational development company providing performance improvement solutions to organizations concerned about retaining their female talent. Maureen will speak about corporate maternity - out of the closet and into the boardroom. Next Cathy O'Neill, co-author of "Babyproofing Your Marriage, How to Laugh More, Argue Less and Communicate better as Your Family Grows." Then Bat Sheva Marcus, clinical director of The Medical Center for Female Sexuality. Next Maria is joined by Joan Lunden, television personality, and author of "Growing up Healthy." Joan has joined together with The American Academy of Pediatrics and Oral-B Team Up to Promote Children's Oral Health during February's Children's Dental Health Month.
Raising Children in Blended Families This week Maria speaks with Laura Benjamin author of "The C.A.R.L.A. Concept: How to Raise an Issue, Prove Your Point and Communicate with Confidence & Clarity." Next, Maxine Marsolini, author of "Raising Children in Blended Families: Helpful Insights, Expert Opinions, and True Stories." Then Jessica Berger Gross, editor of "About What Was Lost - Twenty Writers on Miscarriage, Healing, and Hope." And finally Cindy Daniel, author of "It's Not About You: a mother and daughter's journey" discusses the affects breast cancer has on families.
A Couples' Guide to Keeping Connected This week Maria speaks with Fran Prezant & Laura Marshak, co-authors, "Married with Special-Needs Children - A Couples' Guide to Keeping Connected." Also, Cherie Calbom, author of "Sleep Away the Pounds," discusses if the lack of sleep could be harming you and your family? Next, Allison Karl O'Kelly, founder of Mom Corps. discusses how moms can have flexibity in the workplace. Her company is a matchmaker between companies looking to recruit and retain top talent and experienced professionals looking for flexibility.
Solutions for Busy Moms This week Maria talks to Sarah Zeldman, The Solution DIVA. Founder of www.SolutionsForBusyMoms.com "Making Your Life Easier - Everyday!" then, Mindy York and Michelle Tennant, from “Baby Otter Swim School “. Next, Barbara Candiano Marcus, author of Baby Prodigy: A Guide to Raising A Smarter, Happier Baby and founder of the Baby Prodigy co.. And then, Michelle LaRowe, author of “Nanny to the Rescue Again!”
The Most Important Decisions You'll Ever Make This week Maria speaks with Dr. Joel Fuhrman, author of "Disease-Proof Your Child, Feeding Kids Right," then Sean Covey, author of "The 6 Most Important Decisions You'll Ever Make" and "The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens" and Jason Ryan Dorsey, author of "My Reality Check Bounced, The twenty-something's guide to cashing in on your real-world dreams," next Dr. Laura Jana, Cold/Flu Season expert and co-author of "Heading Home with your Newborn: From Birth to Reality."
MOMFULNESS: Mothering with Mindfulness, Compassion and Grace This week Maria speaks with Bonnie McCarthy, chief-cook-and-bottlewasher, and founder of Bologna Soup Gourmet Clothing Co. Next, Linda Kaplan Thaler, co-author of "The Power of Nice: How to Conquer the Business World with Kindness" joins Maria and then Denise Roy, author of "MOMFULNESS: Mothering with Mindfulness, Compassion and Grace."
Great Solutions for Moms This week Maria speaks with many different companies that all offer great solutions to Moms that help to balance work and family life. The companies she speaks with are: Backpack Toys, Chiquita Brands/Fresh Express, Femalemedcare, LLC, Picture People, Sweet Success Enterprises, Sylvan Learning, Inc., TriElements Nutritional Supplements, Western Research Laboratories.
Baby Sense: Understanding Your Baby’s Secret World This week Maria speaks with Nicole Donnelly, Creator and founder of Babylegs, former professional snowboarder, Nicole is a stay-at-home mom and successful entrepreneur. In 2005, Donnelly founded BabyLegs. The idea was conceived while Donnelly was looking for a way to keep her 8-month old daughter's legs warm whilst allowing her diaper rash some airtime. Next, Steven Caney, author of 'Steven Caney's Ultimate Building Book', helps parents understand that building is a natural and important part of play and a great opportunity for their children to develop many important life and educational skills. Then Megan Faure, author of 'Baby Sense' Understanding Your Baby's Secret World and also, Myrna Shure, author of 'Thinking Parent, Thinking Child' - How to Turn Your Most Challenging Everyday Problems into Solutions. ]]>
Creating all natural family eating habits is easier than you think This week Maria speaks with Dr. Christine Anderson about her Dynamic Prenatal Yoga program and Sharon Lawrence talks about creating all natural family eating habits is easier than you think. Next, Suzanne Rowan Kelleher, Editor-in-Chief of WeJustGotBack.com, talks about traveling with your family and Barbara Klein, author of "Raising Gifted Kids" talks about Everything You Need to Know to Help Your Exceptional Child Thrive.
Celebrating real beauty week Maria speaks with Kimberly Martinez, Chief Executive Officer, Boo Jee Beads. Kimberly is a Work At Home Entrepreneur who Simultaneously Raises a Family & Runs a Business Through a "Business Dot Mom" Business Model. Next, Nicole Donnelly, Creator and founder of Babylegs, former professional snowboarder joins Maria. Also, Pam Lowell Pamela Lowell author of Returnable Girl and Audrey Brashich author of "All Made Up: A Girl's Guide to Seeing Through Celebrity Hype and Celebrating Real Beauty ."
Baby Massage - Soothing Strokes For Healthy Growth This week Maria speaks with Suzanne Reese, author of "Baby Massage - Soothing Strokes For Healthy Growth" and Arlene Matthews, author of "Getting in Without Freaking Out" The official college admissions guide for overwhelmed parents. Also, Byron Beach, author of "Stock Matters" and "Introduction to Stocks and Ownership for Kids" and next Maria is joined by Kathy & Janet Lennon, "The Lennon Sisters" to talk about their BEST PALS line of dolls and music CDs.
SuperWoman-Simple Steps to find the real you This week Maria is joined by Helen Hames, of BackPack Toys who talks about Teddy Ruxpin. Next, Kelly Carson, founder of www.TheBodyScrub.com. Imagine experiencing the world's most luxurious spa treatment in your home - at a fraction of what you would pay at any spa. Kelly Wade-Arnel, author of SuperWoman-Simple Steps to find the real you and become a superME, superPARTNER, superMOM, SuperWOMAN! And, PTO Today president Tim Sullivan and founder of the Go Play! program a new school program that helps kids stay healthy. He offers tips on how to help kids be more active and be advocates for physical education.
UPLIFT: Secrets from the Sisterhood of Breast Cancer Survivors TThis week Maria speaks with Elizabeth Yarnell, author of "Glorious One-Pot Meals: A New, Quick and Healthy Approach to Dutch Oven Cooking." This cookbook introduces a simple, quick, and healthy way to prepare dinner. Next, Maria talk to Barbara Delinsky, author of "UPLIFT: Secrets from the Sisterhood of Breast Cancer Survivors." UPLIFT is a handbook of practical tips and upbeat anecdotes for those with breast cancer.
Companies that Offer Great Solutions for Moms This week Maria speaks with many different companies that all offer great solutions to Moms that help to balance work and family life. The companies she speaks with are: Sony Electronics, Jockey Person to Person, Great Expectations, Physicians Mutual, MedsFile.com, GoToMyPc.com, LG Electronics, Lumene, Modular Thermal Technologies, OK Picture This and Strayer Education, Inc.
Boys of Few Words: Raising our sons to communicate and connect This week Maria speaks with Jim Baker, Real Simple's Editorial Development Director. They talk about Real Simple's new book titled 'REAL SIMPLE: Celebrations - Easy Entertaining for Every Occasion' More than 250 festive and stress-free ideas'.from setup to cleanup. Next, Adam Cox, author of 'Boys of Few Words' Raising our sons to communicate and connect, followed by Dan Rasmus the Director, Information Work Vision at Microsoft, talks about his research paper on the Millinneal generation titled 'The New World of Work: Always On, Always Connected' and Tonja Krautter, author of 'When Your Baby Won't Stop Crying: A Parent's Guide to Colic'
Internet Safety for your Children This week Maria speaks with Shawn Spence, writer of a popular online blog at dahgurl.com where she shares her experiences as a modern-day woman, wife, mother and homeschooling parent to new readers daily from all over the country. She is a parenting expert at The Parenting Post at Parenting.com, the online blog community for Parenting magazine where thousands of readers are exposed to her witty, unique perspectives on love, life and parenting. Eric Stevens, president of Brain Powered Concepts Inc. and co-founder of The Berries. The Berries' is a truly groundbreaking new form of preschool edutainment. And, Julie Clark, founder of The Baby Einstein Company. Julie together with John Walsh created The Safe Side Company. www.thesafeside.com Their newest DVD is called 'Internet Safety'. How to help your children to be safe while using the internet.
Turn that stack of pictures into a one of a kind scrapbook This week Maria speaks with Stephanie Henley chief financial officer and co-president of Beasley & Henley Interior Design and mom of three. Next, Dr. Susan Lipkins, author of Preventing Hazing talks about How Parents, Teachers and Coaches Can Stop the Violence, Harassment and Humiliation and Tabitha Geary, founder and creator of OK Picture This! an online digital scrapbook business talks with Maria about a how you can turn that stack of pictures into a one of a kind scrapbook for you and your loved ones to enjoy for years to come.
Momfidence! An Oreo Never Killed Anybody and other secrets of Happier Parenting This week Maria speaks with Molly Gold, founder of Go Mom!, Inc. They talk about how to Help Moms Keep the Fun in Fall, next Maria talks with Alexandra Robbins, author of The Overachievers, The secret lives of driven kids, then Janet P. Penley, founder and developer of Mothers of Many Styles asks the question "Are you a better summer mom or school year mom?, and Paula Spencer, writes the Momfidence! column in Womans Day magazine and is the author of Momfidence! An Oreo Never Killed Anybody and other secrets of Happier Parenting.
Positive Plan for Creating more fun, less whining This week Maria speaks with Dr. Isolina Ricci, author of Mom's House, Dad's House for Kids, The complete guide for kids when their parents separate, divorce, or remarry, Dr. Jeremy Groll, author of Fertility Foods Optimize Ovulation and Conception Through Food Choices, Terilee Harrison, The Business Mom, is an entrepreneurs coach, author, radio show host and speaker. She is the author of The Business Mom Guide Book: More Life, Less Overwhelm for Mom Entrepreneurs and Karol Ladd, author of Positive Plan for Creating more fun, less whining.
The Mislabeled Child, How Understanding Your Child's Unique Learning Style Can Open the Door to Success This week Maria is joined by Beth Butler, a bilingual educator of our young children and the creator of the internationally acclaimed BOCA BETH language learning series. Susie Vanderlip, author of "52 Ways to Protect your Teen, Guiding Teens to Good Choices and Success" and founder of "Legacy of Hope" assemblies which motivate teens to reach out and ask for help from on-campus support groups and peer helpers. Shana Moore, author of "Caffeinated Ponderings on Life, Laughter & Lattes"and Brock Eide, MD, MA and Fernette Eide, MD, authors of "The Mislabeled Child, How Understanding Your Child's Unique Learning Style Can Open the Door to Success"
Pinocchio Parenting - 21 outrageous lies we tell our kids Today Maria is joined by Karen Jashinsky, President/Founder of "O2 MAX Fitness." Karen is a certified personal trainer and nutrition consultant, and has extensive experience developing special programming for teens. Karen is currently building a fitness club exclusively for teens called O2 MAX. Next, Nan Bauer-Magline, author of "Cut Loose" about long term marriages, relationships that are ended and how it affects children, family, parents, husbands and wives. Her next guest is Neale Godfrey, author of "Money Doesn't Grow On Trees". A parent"s guide to raising financially responsible children and finally, Maria is joined my Chuck Borsellino, author of "Pinocchio Parenting". 21 outrageous lies we tell our kids.
Raising Respectful Children in a Disrespectful World This week Maria speaks with, Jill Rigby, author of "Raising Respectful Children in a Disrespectful World". Also, Ivan Burnell, author of "Road to a Happier Marriage, 21 Brilliant Steps to Take" and Caroline Neeley, author of "The Glasgow KISS, The wrong and right way to use your head, and Sara Dormon, author of "So You Want to Adopt....Now What?" A practical guide for navigating the adoption process.
You Time: How to Care for You, While You Care for Them This week Maria speaks with Asia Sharif-Clark, author of "You Time: How to Care for You, While You Care for Them", a book designed to give "You Time", by showing you how to care for you in simple ways. Next, Karen Ehrenberg, founder of "Story Roads" a unique children"s audio theatre experience. Story Roads is a new and exciting company that thoroughly entertains parents and children alike.
Good Mother, for the not-so-Perfect Mom This week Maria speaks with Gigi Schweikert, author of "Good Mother, for the not-so-Perfect Mom", Next, Kathi Burns, Founder of addSpace To Your Life!, A Professional Organizing and Image Agency based in San Diego, California, talking about the "18 Essential Wardrobe Elements for Women". Then, Carol Weigman, author of "Raising Charitable Children" An easy-reading how-to guide for introducing children of all ages to charity and volunteering, and also Malena Lott, author of "The Story Reality" - Welcome to the first nine months of the rest of your life.
Weight-Wise Summer Survival: Kids' Healthy Traveling Snacks Week Maria speaks with Merilee Kern, Healthy Kids Catalog CEO. Merilee talks about "Weight-Wise Summer Survival: Kids" Healthy Traveling Snacks" Next, Maria is joined by Maria Nickless, co-author of "Chicken Soup for the Mother of Preschooler's Soul" and Amy Baskin, author of "More Than A Mom" Living a full and balanced life when your child has special needs.
What Native Americans Can Teach Us About Raising Children This week Maria speaks with Laura Ramirez, author of What Native Americans Can Teach Us About Raising Children, then Mr.Rik Deistch, talks about Exposing toxins in our bodies and what's it really mean to you and me? And next she speaks with Rose Mula, author of If These Are Laugh Lines, I'm Having Way Too Much Fun.
Taking Care of the Mommy in Me This week Maria speaks with Lisa Whelchel, author of "Taking care of the me in mommy". Next she speaks with Ann Glasse, City Leader for the newly launched South Florida - Wild Women Entrepreneurs. The Wild WE is a membership-based organization that encourages women to reach their full potential in business and in life. Then she joined by Paula Ford-Martin, author of "The Kid Turned Out Fine" Moms fess up about cartoons, candy, and what it really takes to be a good parent.
Discover your parenting strengths This week Maria speaks with Mark Hobbins, founder of Family IQ. FamilyIQ is founded on a single mission; to educate, train and support families seeking to improve relationships. Next she is joined by Janet P. Penley, author of "Mothersstyles: Using personality type to discover your parenting strengths." And Rick Matney, of Wee CU Mirror talks about his new product that allows both parents to see child simultaneously while driving. It also allows child eye contact with parents while in the back seat.
Carnie Wilson talks about her CD "A Mother's Gift lullabies from the heart" Today Maria speaks with Carnie Wilson former member of Wilson Phillips and daughter of legendary Brian Wilson of the Beach Boys. Carnie speaks about being a new mom and the CD she made for her daughter called "A Mother's Gift - lullabies from the heart". Next she speaks with Alyssa Dver founder of Wander Wear, Inc. Wander Wear is a parent run organization that develops practical information and affordable products to prevent kids from getting lost. Michele Dortch the author of "The Integrated Mother: Finding Your Groove in the Chaos of Work & Life" and Jeanne Eckes-Roper, RN speaks about Bird Flu Initiatives also join Maria.
The Working Gal's Guide to Babyville This week Maria is joined by Michelle Anton, author of "Weekend Entrepreneur - 101 Great Ways to Earn Extra Cash, Sarah Fowles of YummyMummyCareers.com and Paige Hobey, the author of "The Working Gal's Guide to Babyville."
12 Simple Secrets Real Moms Know This week Maria speaks with Barbara Theodosiou from "The Mommy Mentor's Moms Business Mastermind Group". Next she's joined by Dr. David Diaz the Medical Director for West Coast Fertility Centers. Dr. Diaz talks about egg freezing. Then Maria speaks with Michele Borba about her new book, "12 Simple Secrets Real Moms Know".
Five Tips for a More Confident Child This week Maria talks with Helene Byrne, a perinatal exercise specialist, who will share how to stay fit and healthy during and after a pregnancy. Helene is the founder of BeFit-Mom.com. Also this week Maria speaks with Elizabeth Hartley-Brewer author of "Praising Girls/Boys Well" 100 Tips for Parents and Teachers. Next up is Joy Frost, parenting expert who will talk about how to raise a more confident child.
Why Americans are starting to have larger families again This week Maria speaks with Rachel Scott mother of 8, who believes the solution to society's problems is for families to have more children instead of less. Next she speaks with Alicia Ross, co-author of "Cheap. Fast. Good!" How to plan smart, shop smart and cook smart, then Brad Dugdale joins Maria. He is the author of "Let's Save America: Nine lessons to financial success." And Rhonda Hostetler, creator of Girlaway.com talks about how her website can help women plan their next girls-only trip. The website offers reviews, tips and advice for destinations, spas, hotels and restaurants.
The 7 Worst Mistakes that Parents Make (And How to Avoid Them!) This week Maria speaks with Toni Schutta, Parent Coach, about The 7 Worst Mistakes that Parents make (and How to Avoid Them!). Next Maria is joined by Jane Fendelman who talks about a drug free treatment for ADD/ADHD. She also speaks with Deanna Bufo Novak, author and fouder of Kids Heritage, Inc. a personalized children's book based on heritage.
The Wide-Eyed Wonder Years - A Mommy Guide to Preschool Daze This week Maria speaks with Laura Geist & Susan Sorensen, authors of, "Praying Through Cancer." Next she talks to Lauren Mayer, singer and song writer. They talk about her CD entitled "Psycho Super Mom". Next Lisa Beres, founder of Green Nest is discussing How to Create a Non-Toxic Nursery in 5 Easy Steps. And Lorilee Craker, the author of, "The Wide-Eyed Wonder Years - A Mommy Guide to Preschool Daze."
Overcoming Mommy Guilt This week Maria speaks with Devra Renner & Aviva Pflock, co-authors of "Mommy Guilt: Learn to worry less, focus on what matters most, and raise happier kids." Next she speaks with Margaret Sagarese, co-author of "Boy Crazy!: Keeping our Daughter's Feet on the Ground When Her Head is in the Clouds" Janice Karman, President of Bagdasarian Productions, creator of "Little Alvin and the Mini-munks" (pre-school-age versions of the same Chipmunks) and Laura Oles, author of "Digital Photography for Busy Women: How to Manage, Protect and Preserve Your Favorite Photos."
Being Present With Your Children - For The Mind That Doesn't Stop This week Maria speaks with Stacy Philips, author of "Divorce: It's All About Control, Judy Carden, author of "What Husbands Need: Reaching his Heart and Reclaiming his Passion, Sandra Lee Stewart Epstein, Being Present with your Children - For the Mind that Doesn't Stop and Dr. Peter Rabins, author of "Getting Old Without Getting Anxious"
The Wall Between Women: The Conflict Between Stay-at-Home and Employed Mothers This week Maria talks with Beth Brykman, author of "The Wall Between Women: The conflict between Stay-at-home and Employed Mothers". Next she speaks with Dr. Sorai Stuart, author of "Nutrition For Your Body, Mind & Spirit" Dr. Sorai talks about the 7 simple steps to get your child to eat better. Next Dave Veerman, author of "Letting Them Go: Prepare your Heart, Prepare your Child for Leaving Home.
Mommy Land: Entering the Insanity of Motherhood This week Maria speaks with Susan Warner, co-author of "Sole Sisters: Stories of Women and Running." Karen-Steede Terry, author of "Full-Time Woman, Part-Time Career" discusses launching a flexible business that fits your life, feeds your family, and fuels your brain. Karen Quinn, author of "The Ivy Chronicles," introduces us to a crazy world where parental ambition gets passed onto kids like a disease and childhoods are traded like stocks. Next she speaks with Victoria Pericon, author of "Mommy Land: Entering the insanity of Motherhood."
Remodel Your Reality - Seven Steps to Rebalance Your Life and Reclaim Your Passion This week Maria speaks with Harvey Diamond the author of "Fit for Life" and his new book "Living Without Pain. Next Kim Fulcher talks with Maria about how to Remodel Your Reality. Victoria Loveland-Coen the co-creator of "The New Mommy Coupon Book, or 28 Ways to Help Her Get Through the Day". Hayley DiMarco, author of "Sexy Girls: How Far it Too Far When Skin is In?"
Women, Emotions and Cash This week Maria talks with Nicki Anderson, author of "Reality Fitness" whose philosophy is "Fit isn't skinny and diets don't work." Next she speaks with Sandra Lee Stewart Epstein, executive and Personal Coach. Followed by Liz Perle, author of "Money, a Memoir: Women, Emotions and Cash" and finally Dr. Tom Seabourne, author of "The Pocket Idiot's Guide to Great Abs, Great Buns and Thighs and Great Upper Body."
Strategies for Saving Your Sanity in Parenting This week Maria speaks with Catherine Hickem about Teaching your Kids to Think Safe. Next she talks with Dr. Mike Thomson, author of "Strategies for Saving Your Sanity in Parenting." Then, Carole Lewis, author of "Stop It! Quit Sabotaging Yourself and Start Living." And, Gayle Buske the Founder, President, and CEO of Team Double-Click, Inc., where she and her team work with small and home-based businesses to provide virtual office assistance.
Wish you had your Kids Energy? Learn about the Total Mom Energy Diet Today Maria gets a new dad's point of view when she speaks with Roger Friedman author of "Nipple Confusion, Uncoordinated Pooping and Spittle: The Life of a Newborn's Father". Phill Carter from Nightform.com talks with Maria about an infant sleep mattress that helps prevent skull flattening and SIDS. Janet Alston Jackson, author of "A Cry for Light: A Journey into Love" and Hannah Keeley author of "The Total Mom Energy Diet" and "Hannah's Art of Home".
Getting Beyond Being a "Yes Mom" This week Maria speaks with Susan Newman author of "The Book of No: 250 Ways to Say It--and Mean It and Stop People-Pleasing Forever". Molly Gold, founder of GO MOM! Inc. and the inventor of the GO MOM! Planner. Ruth King CEO of Business TV Channel, she is an entrepreneur and author of the new book, The Ugly Truth About Small Business. And Kathryn Sansone author of "Woman First, Family Always", real-life wisdom from a mother of ten.
Mind Over Money, Your Path to Wealth and Happiness This week Maria talks with Eric Tyson, author of "Mind Over Money, Your Path to Wealth & Happiness. Michelle Howe talks about "Mid-Life Depression Triggers: What's Yours?" John Mckee, author of "21 Ways Women in Management Shoot Themselves in the Foot" and Os Hillman talk about his book "The 9 to 5 Window: How Faith Can Transform the Workplace."
Connection Parenting, Bringing Home Baby Maria talks with Pam Leo author of "Connection Parenting." Jeanne Murphy, author of "Bring Home Baby" and "Baby Makes Three." Nancy Cleary from Wyatt-MacKenzie Publishing talks with Maria about the Mom-Writers Publishing Cooperative and Dorothy Dougherty author of "Teach Me How to Say it Right: Helping Your Child with Articulation Problems."
A Woman's Path to Wholeness This week Maria speaks with Dr. Carolyn Porter the author of A Woman's Path to Wholeness, The Realness of a Woman. Dr. Wendy H. Weiner who is starting a new high school with the Ft. Lauderdale Children's theatre. Cheryl Tallman founder of Fresh Baby and Merrilee Kern, author of It's Not Your Fault That You're Overweight - A Story of Enlightment, Empowerment, and Accomplishment for Overweight and Obese Kids.
Questions Kids Ask About Sex: Honest Answers for Every Age This week Maria talks with Melissa Cox editor of Questions Kids Ask About Sex: Honest Answers for Every Age. Julie Watson Smith author of Mommyhood Diaries, Living Chaos One Day at a Time. Derek Randel talks about School Violence and Bullying and offers tips to help prevent bullying. Also, Lynda Gwynn talks about the AAA Travel High School Challenge.
Cracked at Birth, The Reading Mom, Speaking Mom-ese, Moms with Special Needs Kids This week Maria speaks with Kathryn Mahoney, author of "Cracked at Birth: One Madcap Mom's Thoughts on Motherhood, Marriage & Burnt Meatloaf," Margaret O'Hair, The Reading Mom, author Lisa Whelchel, best known for her starring role as Blair Warner on NBC's "The Facts of Life" speaks about her new book "Speaking Mom-ese: Moments of Peace & Inspiration in the Mother Tongue" and Valerie Herkowitz talks about work/family balance for moms with special needs kids.
Would Somebody Please Send Me to My Room This week Bob Schwartz talks about his book Would Somebody Please Send Me to My Room, Mark Siegel an executive director at Cingular Wireless talk about how Moms can use their cell phones to improve the safety of children, Cindy Post author of The Gift of Good Manners, A Parent's Guide to Raising Respectful, Kind, Considerate Children and Dr. Harvey Karp talks about how to raise The Happiest Toddler on the Block.
Why Can't You Communicate Like Me? This week Maria speaks with Laura Browne, author of "Why Can't You Communicate Like Me?, How Smart Women get Results at Work," Dr. Peter Benson, author of "What Kids Need to Succeed: Proven, Practical Ways to Raise Good Kids," Christine Martinello, author of the "Momager Guide-Empowering Moms to Leave a Loving Legacy" and Mikki Morrissette, author of "Choosing Single Motherhood: The Thinking Woman's Guide."
Divorcing Wisely, Overweight Kids, Women Betray other Women at Work,Asian Parents Raise High Achievers This week Maria talks with Cindy Hide author of 7 Steps to Divorcing Wisely, Abby Ellin author of Teenage Waistland a look into the lives of overweight kids, Nan Mooney, author of I Can't Believe She Did That! Why Women Betray Other Women at Work and Jane Kim author of Top of the Class, How Asian Parents Raise High Achievers-and how you can too.
How to Save your Marriage Before its Too Late, My Backyard, Happy Children This week on Mom Talk Radio, Dr. John Jacobs tells you how to save your marriage before it's too late. We talk with Randall Rosilli creator of My Backyard Books and CDs. Also, Elaine Addison a modern-day Mary Poppins has worked for many high profile clients, her childcare recipe is discipline plus fun, and Dr. Harvey Karp author of The Happiest Baby on the Block book and DVD with the secrets of calming crying babies.
Meeting Other Moms and Being a Slacker Mom This week we talk with Andrea Vincent the founder of seeMOMMYrun.com. This website helps moms find or start running or walking groups in their area. Muffy Mead-Ferro author of the best selling Confessions of a Slacker Mom talks about what it really means to be a "Slacker" mom or wife. Ann Louise Gittleman, the author of Hot Times, talks about a woman's change of life.
Follow Your Dreams This week we talk about following your dreams, the power of laughter and raising boys. Guests include Lisa Hammond, author of "Dream Big," Nan Crockett Rutter, from the Breakaway Laughter Company, Dr. Peggy Drexler, author of "Raising Boys Without Men" and Ivy Larson, author of "The Gold Coast Cure.
Preventing Against Breast Cancer Dr. Christine Horner, author of Waking the Warrior Goddess: Dr. Christine Horner's Program to Protect Against & Fight Breast Cancer" shares suggestions on how to lessen your odds of breast cancer. We'll also speak with best-selling personal finance author Clark Howard about hot to teach your children the value of money. Other Guests include Paula Schmitt and Dr. David Nathan.
Dealing with Sleepless Toddlers This week we talk with parenting author Elizabeth Pantley about helping your child sleep. She is the author of "The NO Cry Sleep Solution for Toddlers and Pre Schoolers." Dr. Robert Greene explains how to have a healthy hormonal balance. Randine Lewis, author of "The Infertility Cure" shares the ancient Chinese secrets for getting pregnant and having healthy babies.
Teen Depression This week Dr. Norman T. Berlinger shares how to help your depressed teen. Leonard Felder, author of Wake Up or Break Up, shares steps to strengthen your relationship. Dr. Paul Pearsall challenges the common "truths" we learn from self-help books.
The Juggling Act Wendy Sachs, author of "How She Really Does It," shares how working moms can juggle work and family. Molly Gold, founder of the Go Mom Planner, shares how to keep it all in balance. Nancy Vogl, author of Chicken Soup for the Single Parents Soul.
How Motherhood Makes You Smarter This week we'll talk to with Katherine Ellison author of "THE MOMMY BRAIN: How Motherhood Makes Us Smarter", she'll help us discover the positive ways in which having children changes mothersÃ¢?? brains for the better. Elaine Magee explains how what you eat affects headaches and migraines. We'll learn how to make wise life choices with Natasha Munson author of "Life Lessons for my Sisters."
Midlife Crisis and Dealing with Husbands This week we talk with Wall Street Journal coloumnist Sue Shellenbarger, author of "The Breaking Point: How Female Midlife Crisis Is Transforming Today's Women" about dealing with a female midlife crisis. the challenges with understanding your husband and his role in parenting and bringing home a new baby
What if the Roles Were Reversed? Paula Chin, one of Family Circle’s Senior Editors, discusses role reversal-Taking Care of Your Parents, with Maria. Then, Dave Ingber of Knewton, joins to talk about SAT Test Prep Price Wars. Next, Vianka Perez Belyea, co-founder of Rhoost, discusses bringing function and style to childproofing. The Mom’s Roundtable asks do you and your family always go away on a summer vacation? If so, how do you decide where to go? Finally, Peter Martin, creator of Hallmark’s Asteroid Andy, joins in.