The Night I Lost My Manhood in the Haunted House

The Night I Lost My Manhood in the Haunted House

http://traffic.libsyn.com/leadwithastory/PWAS_106.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSSThis won’t be a typical podcast and post. As I’m recording this, we’re about halfway into a national social distancing experiment to combat the Coronavirus. People are stressed out, anxious, and stepping all over each other at home. We’re worried about our jobs and…

7 Steps to Choosing the Right School for Your Child

7 Steps to Choosing the Right School for Your Child

http://traffic.libsyn.com/leadwithastory/PWAS_105.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSS Next week is National School Choice Week. So I wanted to talk to an expert about how to choose the best school for your child. And I found exactly the right person!  My guest this week is Andrew Campanella. He’s the president of…

An Angry Therapist's Guide to a Meaningful Life

An Angry Therapist's Guide to a Meaningful Life

http://traffic.libsyn.com/leadwithastory/PWAS_103.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSSMy guest this week is John Kim. He’s a licensed marriage and family therapist and one of the the pioneers of the online life coaching movement. Interestingly, he calls himself the “Angry Therapist.” It’s essentially an admission that, while he was a licensed therapist…

What to Know Before They Go (to College)

What to Know Before They Go (to College)

http://traffic.libsyn.com/leadwithastory/PWAS_102.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSS My guest today is Dr. Pamela Ellis. She conducts research into the areas of high school of college transition, parent engagement, African-American males in education, and college completion. As part of that, she’s visited more than four hundred colleges and universities internationally to…

Kids, Sex, and Screens: Upping Your Parenting Game

Kids, Sex, and Screens: Upping Your Parenting Game

http://traffic.libsyn.com/leadwithastory/PWAS_101.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSSIf you’re curious whether you should stalk your kids online (spoiler: you should, at least for a while), this is the woman to ask. My guest this week is Dr. Jillian Roberts. She’s a child psychologist, a professor, and the associate dean at the…

Montessori Parenting Without a Montessori School

Montessori Parenting Without a Montessori School

http://traffic.libsyn.com/leadwithastory/PWAS_100.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSSYou’ve no doubt heard that Amazon founder Jeff Bezos and Google founders Larry Page and Sergey Brin were educated at Montessori schools and attribute much of their success to that upbringing. So, what if you want those kinds of opportunities for your kids, but you don’t have the resources or…

Teaching Your Kids to Think Critically and Detect C.R.A.P. Online

Teaching Your Kids to Think Critically and Detect C.R.A.P. Online

http://traffic.libsyn.com/leadwithastory/PWAS_099.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSSThis week I got a chance to chat with digital literacy educator Diana Graber. Diana is the author of RAISING HUMANS IN A DIGITAL WORLD: Helping Kids Build a Healthy Relationship with Technology and the creator of Cyber Civics, a course taught in 42 States…

Curiosity, and the Invention that Almost Never Happened

Curiosity, and the Invention that Almost Never Happened

http://traffic.libsyn.com/leadwithastory/PWAS_098.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSSOne day, nine-year-old James was in the kitchen with his mom’s sister. Well, while Auntie was sitting at the table having a cup of tea, James was standing at the stove watching the tea kettle boil. And he was just fascinated with it. He…

"Is that really what I need to be happy?": How one Summer in Bombay Changed Me Forever

"Is that really what I need to be happy?": How one Summer in Bombay Changed Me Forever

http://traffic.libsyn.com/leadwithastory/PWAS_097.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | Download | EmbedSubscribe: Android | RSSAmi Desai Mathur was born in New York, a first-generation natural-born American citizen. Her parents were born in India and immigrated to the United States after getting married. During her first few years of life, Ami spent half the year living in New York…