Real Talk With Dr. Valencia Campbell: Message To The 2019 Graduates On DrAlvin.Com

Click Here To Listen Dr Valencia Campbell-Congratulations 2019 Graduates

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My Conversation With Kate T. Parker, Author The Heart Of A Boy: Celebrating The Strength And Spirit Of Boyhood

Click Here To Listen Kate T Parker It’s time to celebrate boys. Against the backdrop of a growing national conversation about how to raise sons to become good people, Kate T. Parker is leading the way by turning her lens on boys. Author of the bestselling book about girls Strong Is the New Pretty, she now shows the true heart of a boy in 200 compelling photographs. Boys can be wild. But they can also be gentle. Bursting with confidence, but not afraid to be vulnerable. Ready to run fearlessly downfield—or reach out to a friend in need. In this empowering, deeply felt celebration of boys being—and believing in—themselves, see the unguarded joy of a [...]

By |April 9th, 2019|Children, Men, Photography, Women, Youth|Comments Off on My Conversation With Kate T. Parker, Author The Heart Of A Boy: Celebrating The Strength And Spirit Of Boyhood

My Conversation With Dr. Lisa Damour, Author Of Under Pressure: Confronting The Epidemic Of Stress And Anxiety In Girls

Click Here To Listen Lisa Damour-Under Pressure An urgently needed guide to the alarming increase in anxiety and stress experienced by girls from elementary school through college, from the New York Times bestselling author of Untangled “An invaluable read for anyone who has girls, works with girls, or cares about girls—for everyone!”—Claire Shipman, author of The Confidence Code and The Confidence Code for Girls Though anxiety has risen among young people overall, studies confirm that it has skyrocketed in girls. Research finds that the number of girls who said that they often felt nervous, worried, or fearful jumped 55 percent from 2009 to 2014, while the comparable number for adolescent boys has remained unchanged. As [...]

By |February 20th, 2019|Education, Parenting, Relationships, Women, Youth|Comments Off on My Conversation With Dr. Lisa Damour, Author Of Under Pressure: Confronting The Epidemic Of Stress And Anxiety In Girls

Real Talk With Dr. Valencia Campbell: PGCDPC’s 2019 Scholarship Opportunity On DrAlvin.Com

Click Here To Listen Dr Valencia Campbell-PGCDPC 2019 Scholarship Available

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My Conversation With Nioucha Homayoonfar, Author Of Taking Cover

Click Here To Listen Nioucha Homayoonfar This coming-of-age memoir, set during the Iranian Revolution, tells the true story of a young girl who moves to Tehran from the U.S. and has to adjust to living in a new country, learning a new language, and starting a new school during one of the most turbulent periods in Iran's history. When five-year-old Nioucha Homayoonfar moves from the U.S. to Iran in 1976, its open society means a life with dancing, women's rights, and other freedoms. But soon the revolution erupts and the rules of life in Iran change. Religion classes become mandatory. Nioucha has to cover her head and wear robes. Opinions at school are not welcome. [...]

By |February 13th, 2019|Biography, History, Travel, War, Women, Youth|Comments Off on My Conversation With Nioucha Homayoonfar, Author Of Taking Cover

My Conversation With Vanessa McGrady, Author Of Rock Needs River: A Memoir About A Very Open Adoption

Click Here To Listen Vanessa McGrady From a story first told in the popular New York Times parenting blog comes a funny, touching memoir about a mother who welcomes more than a new daughter into her home. After two years of waiting to adopt—slogging through paperwork and bouncing between hope and despair—a miracle finally happened for Vanessa McGrady. Her sweet baby, Grace, was a dream come true. Then Vanessa made a highly uncommon gesture: when Grace’s biological parents became homeless, Vanessa invited them to stay. Without a blueprint for navigating the practical basics of an open adoption or any discussion of expectations or boundaries, the unusual living arrangement became a bottomless well of conflicting emotions [...]

By |February 11th, 2019|Adoption, Children, Parenting, Women, Youth|Comments Off on My Conversation With Vanessa McGrady, Author Of Rock Needs River: A Memoir About A Very Open Adoption

My Conversation With Allan Zola Kronzek, Author Of Grandpa Magic: 116 Easy Tricks, Amazing Brainteasers, And Simple Stunts To Wow The Grandkids

Click Here To Listen Alan Zola Kronzek From a professional magician and New York Times bestselling author, 116 tricks, stunts, and brainteasers that will engage the grandchildren and provide giggles, jaw-dropping awe , and wonderful memories. Guaranteed to make grandparenting even more fun, Grandpa Magic is sure to entertain—and crack up— the grandkids. From the old pull-a-quarter-from-behind-a-kid’'s-ear trick and “removing your thumb” to card tricks, stunts for the dinner table, and verbal puzzles that surprise and delight, there’s something for everyone. Step-by-step illustrations make them easy to learn.

By |October 30th, 2018|Children, Parenting, Youth|Comments Off on My Conversation With Allan Zola Kronzek, Author Of Grandpa Magic: 116 Easy Tricks, Amazing Brainteasers, And Simple Stunts To Wow The Grandkids

My Conversation With Dylan Thuras, Author of The Atlas Obscura Explorer’s Guide For The World’s Most Adventurous Kid

Click Here To Listen Dylan Thuras Created by the same team behind Atlas Obscura, the #1 New York Times bestseller that has over 600,000 copies in print in its first year, The Atlas Obscura Explorer’s Guide for the World’s Most Adventuruous Kid is a thrillingly imaginative expedition to 100 weird-but-true places on earth. And just as compelling is the way the book is structured—hopscotching from country to country not by location but by type of attraction. For example, visit the site of the Tunguska event in Siberia, where a meteor slammed into the earth in 1908—and then skip over to the Yucatan, ground zero for the ancient meteor crash that caused the mass extinction of [...]

By |September 17th, 2018|Children, Education, Travel, Youth|Comments Off on My Conversation With Dylan Thuras, Author of The Atlas Obscura Explorer’s Guide For The World’s Most Adventurous Kid

My Conversation With Ariane de Bonvoisin, Author Of The Giggles & Joy Gift Set

Click Here To Listen Ariane de Bonvoisin This delightful gift set comprises all three books in the Giggles and Joy series - Giggles and Joy, You Are Loved and Being You. With their valuable spiritual life lessons, entertaining rhymes and beautiful illustrations, these books are ideal for all children aged 2-10 years. For a birthday, holiday or special occasion, the Giggles and Joy Gift Set is a perfect present. The books are 'spiritual' in that they focus on nurturing a child's spirit with love, optimism, humor, honesty and common sense. They are not for or against any religion and co-exist beautifully next to any and all spiritual beliefs. All three books are designed to help [...]

By |July 27th, 2018|Adoption, Children, Education, Youth|Comments Off on My Conversation With Ariane de Bonvoisin, Author Of The Giggles & Joy Gift Set