Angela C. Santomero, Author Of Preschool Clues: Raising Smart, Inspired, And Engaged Kids In A Screen-Filled World Chats On DrAlvin.com

Click Here To Listen Angela Santomero The award-winning creator of Blue’s Clues, Super Why!, and Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood shares the secret sauce behind her shows’ powerful, transformative results in the form of eleven research-based, foundational “clues” to ensure that preschoolers flourish academically, socially, and emotionally during this critical time.

Thomas Moore, Author Of Ageless Soul: The Lifelong Journey Toward Meaning and Joy

Click Here To Listen Thomas Moore-Ageless Soul "Beautifully and eloquently written...Thomas Moore convinces us that we age best when we embrace our age, live agelessly, and remember every day to find the endless joy nestled inside our soul." - Dr. Rudolph E. Tanzi, New York Times bestselling author of Super Brain and Super Genes Thomas Moore is the renowned author of Care of the Soul, the classic #1 New York Times bestseller. In Ageless Soul, Moore reveals a fresh, uplifting, and inspiring path toward aging, one that need not be feared, but rather embraced and cherished. In Moore’s view, aging is the process by which one becomes a more distinctive, complex, fulfilled, loving, and connected [...]

NashvilleBusiness.Net 100 Leading African Americans 2018 Recipient: Kerry Schrader & Ashlee Ammons

Click Here To Listen Nashville Business 100 Leading African Americans Kerry Schrader Ashlee Ammons Kerry Schrader and Ashlee Ammons are a dynamic minority Mother/Daughter duo, who are in the new wave of entrepreneurs who are re-imagining daily life, creating services that make work and play simpler, better and more satisfying. Without formal tech backgrounds, they’ve been blazing trails in the male-dominated tech startup space with their company, Mixtroz which makes networking experiences more valuable. Following remarkable progress in 2017, Team Mixtroz kicks off 2018 with a bang joining the 2nd Cohort of Birmingham, Alabama’s prestigious Velocity Accelerator and starring on an episode of A&E’s New Investment Series “Rooster & Butch”. Kerry Schrader, Cofounder/CEO of Mixtroz, [...]

Sara Zaske, Author Of Achtung Baby: An American Mom On The German Art Of Raising Self-Reliant Children Chats On DrAlvin.Com

Click Here To Listen Sara Zaske An Entertaining, Enlightening Look at the Art of Raising Self-Reliant, Independent Children Based on One American Mom’s Experiences in Germany When Sara Zaske moved from Oregon to Berlin with her husband and toddler, she knew the transition would be challenging, especially when she became pregnant with her second child. She was surprised to discover that German parents give their children a great deal of freedom―much more than Americans. In Berlin, kids walk to school by themselves, ride the subway alone, cut food with sharp knives, and even play with fire. German parents did not share her fears, and their children were thriving. Was she doing the opposite of what [...]

Dr. Nisha Zenoff, Author Of The Unspeakable Loss: How Do You Live After a Child Dies? Chats On DrAlvin.Com

Click Here To Listen Nisha Zenoff A guide to hope and healing after the death of a child, from a grief counselor and psychotherapist who has been there. Nisha Zenoff lost her son in a tragic accident when he was just seventeen years old. Now, with decades of experience as a grief counselor and psychotherapist, she offers support and guidance from her own journey and from others who have experienced the death of a child. The Unspeakable Loss helps those who mourn to face the urgent questions that accompany loss: "Will my tears ever stop?" "Who am I now without my child?" "How can I help my other children cope?" "I lost my only child, [...]

Sandra Butler, Author Of It Never Ends: Mothering Middle-Aged Daughters Chats DrAlvin.Com

Click Here To Listen Sandra Butler It Never Ends: Mothering Middle-Aged Daughters explores the complex challenges and unexpected rewards of aging mothers in their relationships with their midlife daughters. Based on interviews with women between 65 and 85, it illuminates issues of closeness, distance, longing, and need that arise. Mothers speak openly about the ongoing effects of the past on the present, the cultural, familial, and interpersonal conflicts that remain, and the varied and often invisible ways they continue mothering. As mothers enter the last decades of their lives, their roles with their daughters often shift and change in complicated ways. Now that they are no longer central in caring for them as they once [...]

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Dr. Adam Price Author Of He’s Not Lazy: Empowering Your Son To Believe In Himself Chats With Dr. Alvin

Adam Price “Clinical psychologist Price offers one of the most significant books of the year in this new look at an old problem—the underperforming teenage boy… Price’s book brings an important voice to a much needed conversation.” —Library Journal (Starred review) On the surface, capable teenage boys may look lazy. But dig a little deeper, writes child psychologist Adam Price in He’s Not Lazy, and you’ll often find conflicted boys who want to do well in middle and high school but are afraid to fail, and so do not try. This book can help you become an ally with your son, as he discovers greater self-confidence and accepts responsibility for his future.

Mark Lukach, Author Of My Lovely Wife in the Psych Ward: A Memoir Chats With Dr. Alvin

Mark Lukach A heart-wrenching, yet hopeful, memoir of a young marriage that is redefined by mental illness and affirms the power of love. Mark and Giulia’s life together began as a storybook romance. They fell in love at eighteen, married at twenty-four, and were living their dream life in San Francisco. When Giulia was twenty-seven, she suffered a terrifying and unexpected psychotic break that landed her in the psych ward for nearly a month. One day she was vibrant and well-adjusted; the next she was delusional and suicidal, convinced that her loved ones were not safe. Eventually, Giulia fully recovered, and the couple had a son. But, soon after Jonas was born, Giulia had another [...]

Real Talk With Dr. Valencia Campbell: Prince George’s County Drug Policy Coalition to Honor Student Leaders Chats With Dr. Alvin

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Holly Peterson, Author Of It Happens in the Hamptons: A Novel Chats With Dr. Alvin

Holly Peterson In the Hamptons, everyday people are as complicated and fascinating as millionaires... When Katie Doyle moves across the country to the Hamptons, she is hoping to find summer employment, new friends for her young son, and a chance to explore a new love affair with George, a dazzling investor. What she finds is a strange cocktail of classes, where society’s one-percenters vacation alongside local, hardworking people who’ve lived in the Hamptons for generations. Though she’s looking forward to her move, Katie is wary about mingling in her boyfriend’s East Coast elite circles. She soon discovers Southampton isn’t all that it seems to be on the surface—and neither are the people who live there. [...]