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The Parent Report
The Parent Report With Doug Cope
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.
WBZ's Doug Cope speaks with local author ML Nichols about her latest book, "The Parent Backpack for Kindergarten through Grade 5", which outlines that the elementary school journey for kids is like a winding river and every trip along that river is different.
WBZ's Doug Cope speaks with Professor Larissa Samuelson at the University of Iowa about how messy kids may just be better learners.
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.
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.
WBZ's Doug Cope speaks with Doctor Sarah Keim at Nationwide Children's Hospital in Columbus, Ohio about how breast milk advertised on the web can be dangerous.
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.
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.
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.
WBZ's Doug Cope speaks with Danny McGoldrick from the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids about small cigars that are flavored to taste like candy or fruit that are exempt from federal controls.
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.
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.
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.
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.