Culture & Race

066: Is the 30 Million Word Gap real?

By Jen Lumanlan | Jun 10, 2018

Dive into the complex world of the ’30 Million Word Gap’ study and its limitations as we uncover the research by Dr. Doug Sperry, shedding light on the role of overheard language in children’s vocabulary development. Explore the nuances and implications of this study, raising questions about linguistic skills in our education system.

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063: How family storytelling can help you to develop closer relationships and overcome struggles

By Jen Lumanlan | May 7, 2018

Delve into the captivating world of family storytelling and explore its numerous benefits, from instilling values in children to aiding in the healing process from traumatic experiences. Learn how to effectively incorporate storytelling into your parenting journey.

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060: What do children learn from reading books?

By Jen Lumanlan | Mar 25, 2018

Delve into the world of children’s learning through storytelling with Dr. Deena Weisberg from The University of Pennsylvania. Explore the valuable insights into what children glean from stories, their ability to understand morals, and the role of various book types in their development.

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050: How to raise emotionally healthy boys

By Jen Lumanlan | Nov 5, 2017

Explore the effects of societal expectations on boys’ emotional well-being and gain insights into promoting healthy emotional development in your son through an engaging conversation with Dr. Judy Chu and guest Alan Turkus.

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049: How to raise a girl with a healthy body image

By Jen Lumanlan | Oct 22, 2017

Discover valuable insights into promoting a healthy body image and self-esteem in your daughter as Dr. Renee Engeln, author of “Beauty Sick,” shares expert advice in this thought-provoking episode.

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