Politics Stressing Youth, Connect With Your Kids, Screen Cleaning
The Matt Townsend Show - Season 7, Episode 65
- Mar 16, 2018 4:00 pm
- 2:24:02 mins
Politics Stressing Youth (20:51) Melissa DeJonckheere, Ph.D., is a Research Fellow with the Michigan Mixed Methods Research & Scholarship Program. She recently completed her Ph.D. in Educational Studies at the University of Cincinnati, where she worked on qualitative and mixed methods projects in both the education and health fields. With as divided as it is, the current political climate has been difficult for Americans of all political stripes. The focus has been on adults, yet teens and college-aged Americans are exposed to the same headlines. Are the polarized headlines and political events causing unhealthy levels of stress for our youth? To look into this further Dr. Melissa DeJonckheere shares her research. How to Connect With Your Kids (1:09:11) Julian Caldwell is the founder of GetConnectDAD, an organization dedicated to connecting fathers with their kids. He is focused on finding better ways for fathers and mothers who work long hours, different hours, or unusual hours to be engaged. Being a dad can sometimes feel like an impossible task. Trying to balance work, family, and other obligations are exhausting. Some fathers work long hours and struggle to find quality time to spend with their children. This can often make it difficult to connect with our kids. Julian Caldwell shares some ideas on how to create a stronger bond with our kids. Jeff Simpson - Screen Cleaning (1:35:12) Jeff Simpson talks about movies and TV helping you find family-friendly options.