The Parent Report

The Parent Report With Doug Cope

Working Moms

WBZ's Doug Cope speaks with Michelle Ercanbeck at who says in Massachusetts the percentage of working moms is around 70-percent.

Sensor Safe

WBZ's Doug Cope discusses a new technology called “Sensor Safe” that could save your child from accidentally being left in a car unattended.


WBZ's Doug Cope speaks with Patty Davis of the Consumer Product Safety Commission about the latest children's pajama recalls and more.

Lego Entrepreneur

WBZ's Doug Cope speaks with 10-year-old Eric Vasquez who started his own business and is a great role model for other kids his age and beyond.

Laundry Pods

WBZ's Doug Cope speaks with Doctor Gary Smith at Nationwide Children's Hospital in Columbus, Ohio, about how more than 700 children under age 6 were hospitalized in the last two years after ingesting laundry pods, which can look like large pieces of candy.

Medication Mistakes

WBZ's Doug Cope speaks with Henry Spiller, Director of the Central Ohio Poison Control Center at Nationwide Children's Hospital, about how most medication mistakes happened at home.

Emergency Prep

WBZ's Doug Cope speaks with Kathy Spangler of Save The Children who says it's report card on disaster preparedness finds that 49 percent of parents don't feel very prepared to protect their children from a disaster.

College Bound Dorchester

WBZ's Doug Cope speaks with Mark Culliton, CEO of a non-profit organization called College Bound Dorchester, which helps kids in Dorchester get off the streets and into community college.


WBZ's Doug Cope speaks with ABC Medical Contributor Jennifer Ashton about how there are more symptoms than just a headache when it comes to concussions.


WBZ's Doug Cope speaks with Brian King of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention about the rise in teen use of electronic cigarettes.

Childhood Trauma

WBZ's Doug Cope speaks with clinical and forensic psychiatrist Richard Dudley about how events in today's world can be pretty traumatic but its lasting effects can be endless for young kids without proper parental support.

The Pre-K Education

WBZ's Doug Cope speaks with Steve Barnett, President of the National Institute for Early Education Research, about how Pre-K programs are improving.

Millenial View Of Media

WBZ's Doug Cope speaks with pollster John Della Volpe at Harvard's School of Government about how Millenial kids don't really trust the traditional media.

Teen Drug Use Survey

WBZ's Doug Cope speaks with Wilson Compton at the National Institute on Drug Abuse about their recent survey of drug use by high school students and how electronic cigarettes are becoming more popular among the young.

Kids In Cars

WBZ's Doug Cope speaks with Kate Bullock, Coordinator of Family Support at the Children's Trust, about the importance of never leaving your small children in the car alone.