Brad Wilcox grew up in Provo, Utah except for childhood years spent in Ethiopia Africa. He served his mission in Chile and later returned to that country to serve as a mission president for the LDS church. Brad is a professor at Brigham Young University and the author of “Growing Up” and “Where […]
This week on Family Looking Up we are exploring the topic of fathering with Carey Casey, CEO of the National Center for Fathering (NCF). Carey is the author of Championship Fathering: How to Win at Being a Dad and its sequel, Championship Grandfathering: How to Build a Winning Legacy. He was also general editor of […]
This week we are talking to Kristen Jenson. Kristen is the author of the Good Pictures Bad Pictures series of read-aloud books including the best-selling Good Pictures Bad Pictures: Porn-Proofing Today’s Young Kids. She is the founder of ProtectYoungMinds.org, a website dedicated to helping parents empower their kids to reject pornography. Recently, she was invited […]
This week we have an episode addressing a concern for ALL parents. We are discussing the issue of SLEEP! Yep, do you remember what that is? We are talking to Dr. Melisa Moore. Dr. Moore is a clinical psychologist in the sleep center at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia and is board certified in behavioral […]
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. […]
Today we are talking to Angela Ferrari. Angela grew up in the mountains of western Maine. Living in a rural setting, she developed a talent for finding creative ways to play and captivate her imagination. She is a talented writer, illustrator and produces the Story Spectacular Podcast. Her Story Spectacular podcast is filled with stories, […]
Family life can get very busy. Sometimes it feels like we are playing tag team with our spouse instead of being a married couple. Today we talk to Melissa Hunt from the very popular website The Dating Divas. She gives us great creative advice about getting over the excuses we have for not dating our […]
Teaching Your Teen: The Two Crucial Concepts of Esteem and Control – Guest Dr. Laura Padilla-Walker. Episode 14
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 […]
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