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Author David Mitchell Discusses Language, Autism, And Mortality

OPB |Oct. 13, 2014 12:20 p.m.

MONDAY: David Mitchell discusses his work, his writing influences, parenting a child who has autism, growing up with a stammer, and the spiritual themes that inform his work.

Parental Responsibility When Kids Gain Access To Guns

OPB |June 17, 2014 12:45 p.m.

TUESDAY: Should parents be held legally responsible when a minor accesses a parent's gun without permission?

What It's Like When Your Spouse Is A War Reporter

OPB |June 09, 2014 12:30 p.m.

MONDAY: Nathan Deuel chronicles his experience as a new dad in the Middle East while his wife, Kelly McEvers, was covering the Arab Spring for NPR.

For Families with Transgender Children, Finding Support Can Be A Challenge

OPB |Nov. 08, 2013 12:30 p.m.

FRIDAY: A Portland organization with a global reach hopes to provide transgender children and their families with advocacy and support.

Vaccinating Children In State Custody

OPB |Nov. 04, 2013 12:30 p.m.

MONDAY: A case before the Oregon Supreme Court challenges whether the state has the right to vaccinate children who are under the state's care because of parental neglect or abuse.

Andrew Solomon On Raising Children With Differences

Nov. 27, 2012 12:40 p.m.

Andrew Solomon's new book looks at parenting when the apple does fall far from the tree.

Having It All

Sept. 03, 2012 12:06 p.m.

We'll listen back to two conversations we had earlier this summer reacting to Anne-Marie Slaughter's Atlantic Magazine cover story, "Why Women Still Can't Have It All."

Surrogacy

July 09, 2012 9:15 a.m.

We take a look at the legal and emotional ramifications of having children through a surrogate mother.

Another Take on Having It All

July 03, 2012 9:06 a.m.

In conversations about women "having it all," the focus is often on moms with high-powered careers. What about women who balance parenting duties with inflexible work schedules?

Having It All

June 25, 2012 9:15 a.m.

"Why Women Still Can't Have It All," Anne-Marie Slaughter's recent article in The Atlantic, adds a new twist to the ongoing discussion about how to balance work and family life.

Free-Range Parenting

June 04, 2012 9:20 a.m.

Are you a free-range parent? We'll find out what the term means and explore how this kind of parenting plays out in families around the region.

Steroid Lessons

March 28, 2012 9:30 a.m.

What did the MLB's steroid scandal look like though the eyes of a seven-year-old?

Noncustodial Parenting

July 07, 2011 9:06 a.m.

We're accustomed to hearing about separated parents battling over custody of their children, but some parents voluntarily give up physical or legal custody because they believe it's in the best interest of their children.

Breast Milk Banking

June 16, 2011 9:30 a.m.

Experts say that breast milk is best for babies. If a mother cannot provide breast milk, are there safe and comparable options?

Gender-Neutral Parenting

June 06, 2011 9:06 a.m.

Should your child's gender influence how you raise them?

Rebroadcast: Ethics of Egg Donation

May 30, 2011 9:06 a.m.

We're bringing back this discussion about egg donation in celebration of the episode's recent Gracie Award win.

The Slow Path to Adulthood

Jan. 12, 2011 9 a.m.

Why are twenty-somethings taking longer to become adults?

Making Economics from Lemonade

Aug. 06, 2010 9 a.m.

What's the purpose of a lemonade stand?

Cracking Down on Truancy

March 08, 2010 9 a.m.

What's the most effective response when kids skip school?

No Place to Call Home: Relatives

Dec. 14, 2009 9 a.m.

We conclude our No Place to Call Home series by talking with people who have a family member who is homeless.

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