February 15, 2011 A recent study has linked a child's chance of obesity to the amount of time his or her mother works. Researchers found that for every five months a mother worked, a child could gain a pound more than normally expected. Host Michel Martin discusses the findings and challenges of making kids eat right with the study's lead researcher Taryn Morrissey and regular "Moms" contributors, Jolene Ivey and Dani Tucker.
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November 30, 2010 In our weekly parenting segment, "The Moms" regular contributors Jolene Ivey and Dani Tucker talk with host Michel Martin about their experiences with balancing work and family life and the role politics can play in their efforts. Connie Guy, a former mayor of Mountville, Pa., and a licensed practical nurse, also joins in.
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October 19, 2010 A new national survey on Drug Use and Health shows that teenagers are using marijuana more often and at younger ages. The weekly parenting segment explores ways teens get their hands on marijuana and how parents and guardians can better spark dialogues and develop relationships that will lower the chances of teens abusing marijuana. Host Michel Martin speaks with regular parenting contributors Jolene Ivey and Leslie Morgan Steiner.
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