Social media is full of the good, the bad, and some ugly. Today we talk with Instagram Power Influencer Collin Kartchner about the effects that social media may be having on you and your children. In an ever advancing world we may struggle to keep up with everything happening on social media. […]
Our conversation this week was with Doctor Laura Padilla-Walker. Dr. Padilla-Walker is a professor in the School of Family Life and the Associate Dean of the College of Family Home and Social Sciences at Brigham Young University. Her research focuses on the influence of parenting and media on adolescents’ positive and moral development. She teaches […]
For years as a business consultant, Chris was putting the signature, “Do Good. Be Great.” on his email signature. One day, he received the dreaded call from his son’s school saying his son had been bullied. As he thought about the struggles in our world and specifically the struggles in his son’s life, he thought, […]
Liz Edmunds, author of two books and star of the TV show, “The Food Nanny”, visited with us today about the quickly disappearing tradition of family dinner. Her mission is to bring dinner back to families across the world and explained why it’s worth fighting for. Her passion, heart, and lovable down-to-earth attitude make this an […]
We were lucky enough to talk to personal trainer Megan Smith! You can find her on Instagram @Muncher_Cruncher or on her website www.munchercruncher.com. We talked to her about how to get started in the wide world of fitness. She suggested a few things that were really helpful
Today our guest is Sloane Fife who earned a Master of Social Work from the University of Utah and has worked with families as a Mental Health Therapist. She has been married for ten years and has two little girls. Sloane loves to have dance parties in the kitchen with her husband and kids, […]
Last year some of our friends went on a trip together at the end of November. On the drive home, we started talking about how much we loved Christmas and comparing Christmas traditions. We decided to come up with a list of everything we wanted to do in December. It was a combination of all […]
This week on Family Looking Up we talk with author and Professor Josi Russell about literature and its impact on children and families. We explore ways to help all family members to enjoy literature more and how to help use stories to teach and create meaningful conversations with our families.