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  • World-class pediatric surgeon, social scientist, and best-selling author of "Thirty Million Words" Dr. Dana Suskind's new book, "Parent Nation," helps parents recognize both their collective identity and their formidable power as custodians of our next generation.
  • Teenagers are overloaded, strapped for time, and often asked to wake far earlier than they should because of school start times. It’s no surprise they’re sleep-deprived as a result, with far-reaching consequences.
  • World-class pediatric surgeon, social scientist, and best-selling author of "Thirty Million Words" Dr. Dana Suskind's new book, "Parent Nation," helps parents recognize both their collective identity and their formidable power as custodians of our next generation.
  • Teenagers are overloaded, strapped for time, and often asked to wake far earlier than they should because of school start times. It’s no surprise they’re sleep-deprived as a result, with far-reaching consequences.Parenting journalist Lisa L. Lewis, who helped spark the first law in the nation requiring healthy school start times for adolescents, has written a reader-friendly book for parents who want to help their exhausted teens. In "The Sleep-Deprived Teen," Lewis synthesizes the research to provide parents of teens and tweens with reader-friendly information and strategies.
  • Dr. Ibram X. Kendi is the Andrew Mellon Professor in the Humanities at Boston University and the founding director of the BU Center for Antiracist Research. Kendi was recognized as one of TIME magazine’s 100 Most Influential People in the World, and awarded a 2021 MacArthur Fellowship, popularly known as the Genius Grant. He joins to to discuss his new book, "How to Raise an Antiracist" (One World).
  • When Kate Swenson’s son Cooper was diagnosed with severe, nonverbal autism, her world stopped. She had always dreamed of having the perfect family life — watching her boy play at baseball games, walking him down the aisle. She hadn’t signed up for life as a mother raising a child with a disability. But through hard work, resilience and personal growth, she would come to learn that Cooper wasn’t the one who needed to change. She was.
  • In her new book "A Place to Belong," Amber O’Neal Johnston, a homeschooling mother of four, shows parents of all backgrounds how to create a home environment where children feel secure in their own personhood and culture, enabling them to better understand and appreciate people who are racially and culturally different.
  • In "The Child Code," Dr. Danielle Dick, award-winning Commonwealth Professor of Psychology and Human and Molecular Genetics at Virginia Commonwealth University, draws from her research in developmental behavior genetics to debunk the myth that parenting techniques alone can determine a child’s behavior and future.
  • A national program on parenting education for fathers is celebrating 10 years in Berkshire County.Frank Busener has led the county’s chapter of the…
  • We are in the middle of a cultural revolution, where the spectrum of gender and sexual identities is seemingly unlimited. So when author and journalist…