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Caption: Claudia Quigg
They’re calling it “Social Surrogacy,” this new practice of affluent parents delegating the tasks of pregnancy and childbirth to another person. S...

  • Added: Jul 23, 2014
  • Length: 02:30
Caption: Claudia Quigg
In the everyday lives of families, water becomes a significant part of the routine this time of year. Sweaty bodies need more baths. Kids out of ...

  • Added: Jul 23, 2014
  • Length: 02:23
Caption: Claudia Quigg
Closer than classmates, more sensational than siblings, cousins are a boon to growing up.

  • Added: Jul 23, 2014
  • Length: 02:24
Caption: Claudia Quigg
Dads love their babies just like moms do. But they have a very different way of showing that love.

  • Added: Jul 23, 2014
  • Length: 02:29
Caption: Claudia Quigg
Kids don’t need easy childhoods to grow up happy. They need parents who love them and who teach them how to successfully face hardship. Kids deve...

  • Added: Jul 23, 2014
  • Length: 02:25
Caption: Claudia Quigg
Welcome to the summer season with your kids. Even if they act like monkeys sometimes, here’s hoping these warm days bring some particular pleasure...

  • Added: Jul 23, 2014
  • Length: 02:27
Caption: Claudia Quigg
Memorial Day provides a healthy opportunity for children to be assured that people who’ve died are still part of our lives in both memories and the...

  • Added: Jul 23, 2014
  • Length: 02:34
Caption: Claudia Quigg
When it comes to teaching children to be unafraid of people with disabilities, earlier is better.

  • Added: Jul 23, 2014
  • Length: 02:38
Caption: Claudia Quigg
If you haven’t been around a continuously crying baby lately, you might not realize how stressful it is. We adults are hard-wired to respond to th...

  • Added: Jul 23, 2014
  • Length: 02:43
Caption: Claudia Quigg
I was thinking about this Ever-Blooming Hydrangea this week as I listened to a young educator’s observation about a four-year old she was observing...

  • Added: Jul 23, 2014
  • Length: 02:30
Caption: Claudia Quigg
Ellen Galinsky is founder and president of the Families and Work Institute. In her book, Mind in the Making: The Seven Essential Life Skills Every...

  • Added: Jul 22, 2014
  • Length: 02:56
Caption: Claudia Quigg
His sense of competence glowed in his mastery of the situation, and I couldn’t help hoping with him that his family will soon bring a dog into thei...

  • Added: Jul 22, 2014
  • Length: 02:24
Caption: Claudia Quigg
Parents are often excited about their kids’ learning, but want to dictate the terms rather than following the lead of kids’ natural curiosity.

  • Added: Jul 22, 2014
  • Length: 02:39
Caption: Claudia Quigg
Every parent can take some level of stress with children. But for each of us, there’s a tipping point at which our own resources for peace and per...

  • Added: Jul 22, 2014
  • Length: 02:24
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On this week's Shelf Discovery, Kristin hits the high seas with Oliver and the Seawigs by author Philip Reeve and illustrator Sarah McIntyre.

  • Added: Jul 21, 2014
  • Length: 03:00
Caption: Antoinette Tuff
The story of Antoinette Tuff, a bookkeeper who was filling in at the front desk of an Atlanta Suburban elementary school of about 800 students on A...

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  • Added: Jul 16, 2014
  • Length: 29:01
  • Purchases: 1
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Traditional restrictive diet programs designed to help children lose weight have been largely ineffective, and in many cases lead to unhealthy eat...

Bought by RadioFreePalmer


  • Added: Jul 11, 2014
  • Length: 28:00
  • Purchases: 1
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Do you love him because he's loveable, or is he loveable because you love him?

Bought by KSKQ and KWMR


  • Added: Jul 08, 2014
  • Length: 53:59
  • Purchases: 2
Caption: Clare Viebuchen in Romania
Clare Vierbuchen first went to a Romanian orphanage 11 years ago. She was 17, and her school offered a chance to volunteer over spring break. That ...

Bought by KUOW, WRST-FM Oshkosh, and KWMR


  • Added: Jul 06, 2014
  • Length: 05:25
  • Purchases: 3
Caption: William Joyce
Creative author, illustrator and filmmaker William Joyce is an Academy Award Winner, Emmy Award Winner and his illustrations have appeared on numer...

  • Added: Jun 20, 2014
  • Length: 16:44
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The new documentary, "Fed Up" exposes food industry- driven policies, and the environments that make our kids sick. Featured in the film is Margo W...

  • Added: Jun 12, 2014
  • Length: 28:00
Caption: Bonnie Arnold, Jay Baruchel, Dean Deblois & America Ferrara, San Francisco, CA, 6/2/14, Credit: Andrea Chase
Jay Baruchel, America Ferrara, Dean Deblois, and Bonnie Arnold talk falling objects, unlikely damsels in distress, and why it’s a three-year wait b...

  • Added: Jun 12, 2014
  • Length: 11:26
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"Zzzng! Zzzng! Zzzng!" and "The Ants and the Grasshopper, Hey, Little Ant!"

  • Added: Jun 06, 2014
  • Length: 28:07
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How do you build a strong family after a crisis?

  • Added: Jun 05, 2014
  • Length: 05:32
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The Boy Choir of St. Thomas' Church in Leipzig at the annual Bachfest is featured.

  • Added: Jun 04, 2014
  • Length: 01:57:58