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#21: Talking to Your Kids About Race and Diversity (with guest Benjamin Watson)

Raising kids that have a healthy view of race and diversity can be difficult, and ensuring that they are accepting of diversity starts at home. Dr. Meg gives her “Points to Ponder” around the topic of talking to your kids about race and diversity. To dive deeper into this area, Dr. Meg talks with her friend, Benjamin Watson, tight end for the Baltimore Ravens, and Benjamin talks about his efforts to make change in the next generation in the home and outside the home. Do you have a question for Dr. Meg? If so, email them to askmeg@megmeekermd.com and she could answer your question in the next episode!

 

0:00 – AD – MADISON REED

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1:27 – WELCOME

Dr. Meg introduces the topic of talking to your kids about race and diversity and her conversation with NFL tight end, Benjamin Watson. She also sets up her “Points to Ponder” segment.

 

2:48 – PARENTING RESOURCES

Dr. Meg wants you to make this the best parenting year you’ve ever had by making little changes in your parenting. “Give them a Faith in God” is a multimedia course designed to help you give your children a spiritual foundation. Go to megmeekermd.com and click on “Parenting Resources”

 

4:36 – POINTS TO PONDER

Dr. Meg gives you three points to consider as you learn how to talk to your kids about race and diversity.

 

9:25 – A CONVERSATION WITH BENJAMIN WATSON (PART 1)

Dr. Meg talks with NFL tight end, Benjamin Watson, about how he’s raising his kids with a healthy view of race and diversity.

 

22:30 – AD – SPRING OF LIFE-DAILY ENERGY

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23:37 – AD – PREP DISH

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25:06 – A CONVERSATION WITH BENJAMIN WATSON (PART 2)

Dr. Meg talks with NFL tight end, Benjamin Watson, about how he’s raising his kids with a healthy view of race and diversity.

 

39:16 – PARENT PEP RALLY

 

40:42 – FROM THE PRODUCER

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Have a parenting question? Write Dr. Meg at askmeg@megmeekermd.com and your question could be featured in a future episode!

 

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17: What if cars could fly?

Come to Jalopo’s workshop and meet Pintopio, a flying car who wants to be a real baseball player! Will he succeed? Poppa Loo doesn’t seem to think so, but when has he ever been right about anything?

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A young scientist’s quest for clean water | Deepika Kurup

https://download.ted.com/talks/DeepikaKurup_2016W-480p.mp4?apikey=172BB350-0008Deepika Kurup has been determined to solve the global water crisis since she was 14 years old, after she saw kids outside her grandparents’ house in India drinking water that looked too dirty even to touch. Her research began in her family kitchen — and eventually led to a major science prize. Hear how this teenage scientist developed a cost-effective, eco-friendly way to purify water.

The Tower of the Vomiting Robot with Anna Rothschild

We dive into the gross side of science with Anna Rothschild, host of the PBS/NOVA series Gross Science! Anna tells us how a robot named Vomiting Larry helped scientists discover how to stop the spread of a potentially deadly sickness. Plus, fourth graders tell us what they think is gross, and we learn why talking about poop can be important for your health. What do YOU think is gross? What does Vomiting Larry look like? Send your questions and drawings to tumblepodcast@gmail.com, or use our contact form on our website! Check out our blog post on this episode for kids, and a special lesson plan for teachers from Ms. Gustafson on our blog at www.sciencepodcastforkids.com. Join us on Patreon for more educational materials, music downloads, and extras from our interviews! www.patreon.com/tumblepodcast Don’t forget to subscribe and leave us a review on iTunes or Stitcher. Thanks for listening!

16: What if dogs never grew?

If you’ve ever owned a puppy, you’ve asked yourself this question: what if dogs never grew? When the young Howdy Pooch meets a senior dog at the park and learns about growing up, he decides to dig his way to No No Land and stay a puppy forever!

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Dinosaur bones: How do we know their age?

Fossil dating is a lot like eating a delicious ice cream cake. Well, sort of. We find out how scientists look at the rock and elements AROUND a fossil to figure out its age. Plus: We talk to a scientist who studied one of the coolest fossils discovered recently: a dinosaur tail trapped in amber, complete with feathers!

#20: Raising Successful Kids (with guest Dr. Tim Elmore)

Dr. Meg wants you to be equipped to raise your kids to be successful adults and shares 3 “Points to Ponder” that will help you on that journey. She also talks with Tim Elmore, best-selling author and founder of Growing Leaders (growingleaders.com) about developing the leaders of the next generation. She answers a question from a mom that has a 6-year-old superhero son that complains when she asks him to do anything. Do you have a question for Dr. Meg? If so, email them to askmeg@megmeekermd.com and she could answer your question in the next episode!

 

0:00 – AD – MADISON REED

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1:21 – WELCOME

Dr. Meg sets up the topic of raising successful children in the world today and her conversation with author and speaker, Tim Elmore. She also sets up the “Let’s Get Social” and “Points to Ponder” segments.

 

2:41 – PARENTING RESOURCES

Dr. Meg wants you to make this the best parenting year you’ve ever had by making little changes in your parenting. “Give them a Faith in God” is a multimedia course designed to help you give your children a spiritual foundation. Go to megmeekermd.com and click on “Parenting Resources”

 

4:34 – POINTS TO PONDER

Dr. Meg gives you three points to consider as you learn how to raise successful kids.

 

10:56 – A CONVERSATION WITH TIM ELMORE (PART 1)

Dr. Meg talks with Tim Elmore about what advice he has to give parents about raising their kids to be successful adults.

 

22:08 – AD – SPRING OF LIFE-DAILY ENERGY

Check out Daily Energy, a natural one-a-day superfood solution for energy and nutrition, and get a 30% discount for being one of Dr. Meg’s listeners! Go to getdailyenergy.com/meg for your discount an more information.

 

23:14 – AD – PREP DISH

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24:42 – A CONVERSATION WITH TIM ELMORE (PART 2)

Dr. Meg continues her conversation with Tim Elmore about what advice he has to give parents about raising their kids to be successful adults.

 

37:48 – LET’S GET SOCIAL

Email Dr. Meg at askmeg@megmeekermd.com or tweet her a question @MegMeekerMD. Dr. Meg answers a question from a mom about her 6-year-old superhero son that complains when she asks him to do anything. She answers another question from a dad concerned that his daughter is turning into a perfectionist.

 

45:03 – PARENT PEP RALLY

 

46:32 – FROM THE PRODUCER

Get Social with Dr. Meg on Facebook, Twitter or Instagram @MegMeekerMD

 

Have a parenting question? Write Dr. Meg at askmeg@megmeekermd.com and your question could be featured in a future episode!

 

Dr. Meg’s parenting resources and tools are available at www.megmeekermd.com

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