Podcasts (Parents)

Susan Bauerfeld, PhD
February 10, 2017

Susan Bauerfeld, PhD, clinical psychologist and parent coach presented an overview of the parenting approach developed by Haim Ginott that inspired the classic parenting book, How to Talk so Kids will Listen and Listen so Kids will Talk on February 10, 2017 at the Westport Library. 

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Susan-Bauerfield-2-10-17.mp3


Robert Tudisco
November 14, 2016

Disability activist, attorney and motivational speaker Robert Tudisco discussed why kids with ADHD do what they do, where common myths come from and his views on medications and other interventions on November 14, 2016 at the Westport Library.

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Robert-Tudisco-11-14-16.mp3


Blending Families
October 25, 2016

Licensed marriage and family therapist Trevor Crow Mullineaux speaks about her book Blending Families: Merging Households with Kids 8–18 and addresses year-round strategies as well as specific tips for holidays on October 25, 2016 at the Westport Library.

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Trevor-Crow-Mullineaux-10-25-16.mp3


How to Raise an Adult
February 26, 2016

A discussion of the book How to Raise An Adult: Break Free of the Overparenting Trap and Prepare Your Kid for Success by Julie Lythcott-Haims, facilitated by professionals from Westport's Positive Youth Development Initiative. Learn about strategies for parents to help children become more resilient and self-sufficient, so they may successfully navigate adulthood on their own from February 26, 2016.

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Teen-Parent-Book-Discussion-2-26-16.mp3


Dr. Laura Marks
April 2, 2015

Dr. Laura Marks of Willows Pediatrics discussed how to choose the best child care for your family on April 2, 2015. 

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Laura-Marks-4-2-15.mp3


Jennifer Senior
May 1, 2014

Award-winning journalist Jennifer Senior talked about All Joy and No Fun where she addressed the question of what are the effects of children are on their parents, on Thursday, May 1, 2014.

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Jennifer-Senior-5-1-14.mp3


Print Disability
March 25, 2014

Bill Derry, Sharon Plante, David Loertscher, and Laura Snow presented new technologies for people with Print Disabilities (those with visual impairments, dyslexia and macular degeneration), on Tuesday, March 25, 2014.

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Print-Disabilities-03-25-14.mp3