Parenting

Special report: Most Americans say biggest problems facing families are economic, but Trump voters don’t agree.” November 15, 2017. The Desert News. Lois M. Collins.

The Do’s and Don’t for Family Reading.” October 26, 2015. Psychology Today. Richard Gentry.

Does sports participation deserve a trophy? Let the parental debate begin!” August 17, 2015. CNN. Kelly Wallace (and live Facebook chat)

Steelers’ Harrison sends right message.” August 17, 2015. Marietta Daily Journal. John Bednarowski.

AM980 CKNM’s The Simi Sara Show on participation trophies. August 17, 2015.

James Harrison thinks kids’ participation trophies are worthless, sets off debate.” August 16, 2015. The Washington Post. Cindy Boren.

AM900 CHML’s The Scott Thompson Show on parental happiness. August 14, 2015.

AM900 CHML’s The Scott Thompson Show on rules about older prom dates. June 19, 2015.

AM900 CHML’s The Scott Thompson Show on digital detox for kids. June 19, 2015.

Real Simple Magazine Podcast “I Want to Like You” Expert guest on #3 “Parents who brag.” March 20, 2015.

AM900 CHML’s The Scott Thompson Show on free-range parenting. January 19, 2015.

AM900 CHML’s The Scott Thompson Show on gendered toys. December 23, 2014.

HuffPost Live Appearance “Is Delaying Kindergarten Good For Your Children?” September 25. 2014.

AM900 CHML’s The Scott Thompson Show on favoritism in families. September 18, 2014.

Shuttle Service.” Summer 2014. Washingtonian Mom. Yelena Moroz Alpert. Pg. 37.

AM900 CHML’s The Scott Thompson Show on mom of nursing toddler selfie shutdown on Instagram. May 13, 2014.

Helicopter Parenting: Why It’s Not Good for Your Teen.” April 8, 2014. TeenLife.

Children and Competition: A Discussion with Hilary Levey Friedman.” April 2014. Make It Better: North Shore– Family, Community, and You.” Anna Carlson.

Win Some, Lose Some.” February 2014. Parents. Julia Savacool. Pg. 110-112.

AM900 CHML’s The Scott Thompson Show on iPad infant seat. December 2, 2013.

6 Things Preschool Teachers Won’t Say.” October 4, 2013. Parents.com. Anne Zachry.

6 Types of Preschool Programs.” October 4, 2013. Parents.com. Anne Zachry.

8 Questions to Ask When Looking at Preschools.” October 4, 2013. Parents.com. Anne Zachry.

AM900 CHML’s The Scott Thompson Show on “Parent Shaming.” September 24, 2013.

Youngest Kid, Smartest Kid?” September 19, 2013. The New Yorker. Maria Konnikova.

Expert Insights on Competitive Activities with the author of Playing to Win Dr. Hilary Levey Friedman.” September 18, 2013. eNannySource. Michelle LaRowe.

Are You Raising Your Kids ‘to win’?” August 29, 2013. Slate Double X. Jessica Grose.

HuffPost Live Appearance on “Child Leash or Stroller?” August 6, 2013.

Parent Buzz Web Chat for Boston.com, “Kids and Competition.” August 6, 2013.

NECN television appearance on controversial Time Magazine cover story on the childfree life (“Harvard sociologist: Not having children is a choice, not selfish.”). August 6, 2013.

Is your child a quitter? When to push a kid and when to let go.” July 8, 2013. TODAY Moms. Corey Binns.

HuffPost Live Guest Appearance on “Kids and Tragedy.” April 19, 2013.

NECN television appearance (taped package and live in studio interview) on Boston’s baby experiment circuit (“How babies learn.”). February 26, 2013.

NECN television appearance on hotels banning children (“Hotel trend: No kids allowed.”). February 21, 2013.

Playing field or battleground: Can competition be healthy for kids.” December 4, 2012. The Desert News. Rachel Lowry.

NECN television appearance on competitive parenting in the Boston area (“Why youth sports make parents so crazy.”). [Related to Boston Magazine article I wrote] November 15, 2012.

NECN television appearance on parents punishing their daughter by posting embarrassing photos of themselves to Facebook (“Social media to discipline kids?“). October 25, 2012

NECN television appearance on having a favorite child (“Is it OK for parents to play favorites with children?”). September 26, 2012.

NECN television appearance on transitioning to dorm room living (“Before the bell: Transitioning into dorm life.”). August 22, 2012.

NECN television appearance on how to talk to kids about the Colorado massacre (“Talking to kids about Colorado tragedy.”). July 23, 2012.

Tiger Parenting: The Flip Side of the Coin?” Summer 2012. Your Teen and Life with Teens (Boston edition, page 17).

WBZ Radio appearance on NightSide to talk about parental discipline vs. abuse. June 14, 2012.

NECN television appearance on parenting licenses in wake of Lowell, MA mother punching her 10-year-old daughter in the face (“Fallout after Lowell, Mass. mother accused of punching her child.”). June 14, 2012.

NECN television appearance on controversy over Time Magazine cover on Attachment Parenting (“Harvard sociologist: Time Magazine cover ‘shocking.’”). May 11, 2012.

Parents who brag too much.” March 13, 2012. Chicago Tribune.  Nara Schoenberg. (Also appeared as “Too-proud parents guilty of bragging about their children.” April 11, 2012. The Detroit Free Press.)

Hearing the roar of the tiger mother.” March 8, 2012. The Indianapolis Star. Sigal Tavel, et al.

The Laura Ingraham Show on Tiger Parenting. January 28, 2011.

Going to extreme measures for child athletes.” January 20, 2011. CNN. Stephanie Chen.

Moms quit jobs for their child’s college dreams.” April 27, 2010. CNN. Stephanie Chen.

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