Category Archives: Podcast

Episode 32 – “You’re Doing It Wrong” co-author Bethany Johnson



Bethany Johnson, professor and co-author of “You’re Doing It Wrong,” a book about parenting through the centuries talks about the book she wrote with Margaret Quinlan and how experts have emerged at every stage of parenthood: from conception through college.


Episode 29 – College Admissions Part II



We pick up our conversation with Jill Margaret Shulman, a college admissions coach and the author of “College Admissions Cracked: Saving Your Kid (and Yourself) From the Madness.” She has advice for parents whose teens are prepping their college admissions in this two-part podcast. More information with her advice and her book can be found on her website.


Episode 27 – Museums with Family



Leslie Mueller, host of Museum Access on PBS and Amazon Prime, discusses how families can get the most out of a trip to local and national museums.


Episode 25 – Your marriage after kids



Theresa Herring, a licensed family therapist, discusses how having kids will change your marriage. Theresa also provided a free link with questions for partners to discuss as family life alters the dynamic of the relationship.


Episode 22 – 100 Things to Do in Chicago Before You Die author



Molly Page, author of “100 Things to Do in Chicago Before You Die,” discusses the hidden gems and fun corners of the city perfect to kick off a summer of family entertainment.


Episode 21 – Teen Relationship Health



Learn about warning signs and solutions to help teens navigate relationships from Yesenia Maldonado, executive director of Chicago’s Between Friends organization. From how to spot abuse to helping kids understand consent, parents can learn the tools to lead kids toward healthy relationships – romantic and within peer groups.


Episode 20: Dr. Kiarra King answers questions from readers – Part One



Dr. Kiarra King, a board certified OB/GYN working on the South Side of Chicago, answers questions from Chicago Parent readers in an episode sponsored by Adler Planetarium.