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.
Jacqui Russell, artistic director at Chicago Children’s Theatre, discusses how to make sure kids of all ages are introduced to the arts.
Sabina Sewillo, a family wealth advisor at Morgan Stanley, talks about what financial steps need to be taken to prepare for a baby.
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.
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.
Nicole Knepper, a licensed therapist in Plainfield, discusses the best ways to cope with adult life stressors – like the death of a parent or the loss of a job – while still being a parent.
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.
Emily Pagone, a licensed therapist at Naperville Counseling, discusses what postpartum depression looks like and what new parents should know.
Dr. Kiarra King, OB/Gyn and blogger, answers questions from Chicago Parent readers in a continuation of an earlier episode.
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.