NEWwbztv-small wbz-am-small 985-small mytv38web2
BOSTON MARATHON: LIVE MONDAY ON CBSBOSTON.COM, WBZ-TV & WBZ NEWSRADIO Read More
WBZ NewsRadio Reporter Doug Cope explores the challenges and joys of parenthood in this daily feature.
Podcast RSS

Problem loading podcast

We're sorry, the podcast you are trying to access is currently unavailable. Try waiting 5 minutes, then reload the page or try again later.
Cellphone-Free For A Day
April 11, 2014
WBZ's Doug Cope speaks with Jon Mattleman, director of Needham Youth Services, about "Needham Unplugged", where students and adults were urged to not use their cell phones for just one day.
The Name Game
April 11, 2014
WBZ's Doug Cope talks about this year's most popular names for boys and girls.
Sexting
April 11, 2014
WBZ's Doug Cope speaks with psychologist Chris Houck at Rhode Island Hospital who says kids who engage in sexting are 4 to 7 times more likely to engage in other sexual behaviors than those who are not sexting.
Teen Stress
April 11, 2014
WBZ's Doug Cope speaks with Doctor Norman Anderson, CEO of the American Psychological Association, who says teens have a lot on their plates and their stress levels can be higher than adults which can cause problems.
Bullying
April 11, 2014
WBZ's Doug Cope speaks with Laura Bogart of Boston Children's Hospital who says students who are bullied in more than one grade can experience anxiety, depression and low self-esteem.
Messy Kids
April 5, 2014
WBZ's Doug Cope speaks with Professor Larissa Samuelson at the University of Iowa about how messy kids may just be better learners.
Advanced Placement
April 5, 2014
WBZ's Doug Cope speaks with Trevor Packer from The College Board who says AP courses are a help for those headed for higher education.
More Sleep
April 5, 2014
WBZ's Doug Cope speaks with Doctor Jyoti Krishna at the Cleveland Clinic about how important sleep is for growing kids and how one of the main reasons why kids aren't getting enough sleep is because parents aren't enforcing the sleep rules.
Reading Unbound
April 5, 2014
WBZ's Doug Cope speaks with Michael Smith, a teacher at Temple University and co-author of "Reading Unbound: Why Kids Need to Read What They Want and Why We Should Let Them", about how kids can become better readers no matter what they're reading.
Teen Sleep
April 5, 2014
WBZ's Doug Cope speaks with Doctor James Maas, author of "Sleep for Success" and a retired Cornell psychology professor, about teen sleep patterns and how starting school later could give students a chance to get the sleep they need.
Au Pairs
April 1, 2014
WBZ's Doug Cope speaks with Kerry Lavin of Cambridge-based Cultural Care Au Pair who says the flexibility of an au pair is a big advantage for child care.
Kids And Drinking
April 1, 2014
WBZ's Doug Cope speaks with Jan Withers, the National President of MADD, about a new study that shows the majority of high schoolers are staying away from alcohol.
College Essays
April 1, 2014
WBZ's Doug Cope speaks with Alan Gelb, a college essay coach and author of "Conquering the College Admissions Essay in 10 Steps", about how your college essay should be a memorable, personal statement that sets your kids' essay apart from others.
Falling TV's
April 1, 2014
WBZ's Doug Cope speaks with Doctor Gary Smith, the lead author of a study on falling TV's, about how that big TV set you have in your den may be great to watch but can be dangerous if you have small children.
Communication Disorders
April 1, 2014
WBZ's Doug Cope speaks with Doctor Patricia Prelock of the American Speech-Language-Hearing Association who says parents are the first defense when it comes to recognizing communications problems in their young children.
Falling TV's
April 1, 2014
WBZ's Doug Cope speaks with Doctor Gary Smith, the lead author of a study on falling TV's, about how that big TV set you have in your den may be great to watch but can be dangerous if you have small children.
Teen Driver Accidents
March 25, 2014
WBZ's Doug Cope speaks with the Registrar of Motor Vehicles Rachel Kaprielian about how fewer teens are getting into accidents when they get behind the wheel.
Cellphone-Free For A Day
March 25, 2014
WBZ's Doug Cope speaks with Jon Mattleman, director of Needham Youth Services, about "Needham Unplugged", where students and adults were urged to not use their cell phones for just one day.
Teen Suicide
March 25, 2014
WBZ's Doug Cope speaks with Newton School Superintendent David Fleishman about the growing problem of teen suicide.
The New SAT's
March 25, 2014
WBZ's Doug Cope speaks with John Coleman, President of the College Board, about big changes coming to the SAT test.
Booster Seats
March 25, 2014
WBZ's Doug Cope speaks with Jessica Jermakian of the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety about how booster seats for kids just keep getting better and better.
Bullying
March 17, 2014
WBZ's Doug Cope speaks with Laura Bogart of Boston Children's Hospital who says students who are bullied in more than one grade can experience anxiety, depression and low self-esteem.
Advanced Placement
March 17, 2014
WBZ's Doug Cope speaks with Trevor Packer from The College Board who says AP courses are a help for those headed for higher education.
Teen Stress
March 17, 2014
WBZ's Doug Cope speaks with Doctor Norman Anderson, CEO of the American Psychological Association, who says teens have a lot on their plates and their stress levels can be higher than adults which can cause problems.
Au Pairs
March 17, 2014
WBZ's Doug Cope speaks with Kerry Lavin of Cambridge-based Cultural Care Au Pair who says the flexibility of an au pair is a big advantage for child care.