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Episode 31 – Arts Education for kids of all ages



Jacqui Russell, artistic director at Chicago Children’s Theatre, discusses how to make sure kids of all ages are introduced to the arts.


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 28 – College Admissions Part I



Jill Margaret Shulman is 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 26 – Parenting while coping



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.


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 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.


Episode 19 – KonMari Cleaning



Kristyn Ivey, Chicago’s first certified KonMari consultant, talks about Marie Kondo’s tidying method, the benefits of finding joy in tidy and how to involve the whole family in the tidy process.