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The challenges and joys of parenthood in this daily feature from WBZ's Doug Cope.

The challenges and joys of parenthood in this daily feature from WBZ's Doug Cope.
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The challenges and joys of parenthood in this daily feature from WBZ's Doug Cope.

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English


Episodes

Child Obesity

4/11/2018
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WBZ's Doug Cope speaks with Dr. Michelle Wong at Johns Hopkins University who says that walk or play can be a big benefit in combating one of the biggest health challenges facing kids today.

Duration:00:01:24

Car Seat Safety

4/11/2018
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WBZ's Doug Cope speaks with Kate Carr of Safe Kids Worldwide who says the need for car seat instruction is more important than ever.

Duration:00:01:29

Window Blind Cords

4/11/2018
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WBZ's Doug Cope speaks with Doctor Gary Smith at Nationwide Children's Hospital in Columbus, Ohio, and Ann Marie Buerkle with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, about how dangerous those window blind cords still are.

Duration:00:01:33

Safe Kids Incorporated

4/11/2018
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WBZ's Doug Cope speaks with Adam Coughran, President of Safe Kids Inc., about their H.E.R.O. safety strategies.

Duration:00:01:27

Kids Cellphone Study

4/11/2018
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WBZ's Doug Cope speaks with Doctor Elizabeth Englander, a psychology professor at Bridgewater State University, about how the percentage of kids who own cell phones at a very young age has grown enormously over the years.

Duration:00:01:26

ABC's Of Parenting

4/3/2018
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WBZ's Doug Cope speaks with author Deborah Copaken about her book, "The ABCs of Parenthood: An Alphabet of Parenting Advice."

Duration:00:01:16

Second Hand Smoke

4/3/2018
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WBZ's Doug Cope reports on the dangers of second hand smoke and what some Girl Scouts in Aurora, Colorado are doing about it.

Duration:00:01:35

Window Blind Cords

4/3/2018
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WBZ's Doug Cope speaks with Doctor Gary Smith at Nationwide Children's Hospital in Columbus, Ohio, and Ann Marie Buerkle with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission, about how dangerous those window blind cords still are.

Duration:00:01:59

Untreated Vision Problems

4/3/2018
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WBZ's Doug Cope speaks with Optometrist Dr. Saysha Blazier about how kids should have comprehensive eye exams beyond the regular school and pediatrician's office check.

Duration:00:01:33

Emergency Care

4/3/2018
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WBZ's Doug Cope speaks with Dr. Donald Plumley about a new survey from Orlando Health that states 90% of Americans think parents should be able to stay with their children during a life-threatening injury or condition.

Duration:00:01:21

Good Child Care

3/30/2018
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WBZ's Doug Cope speaks with Sarah Clark, poll director with C.S. Mott Children's Hospital, about what parents look for when picking a childcare center or in-home child care.

Duration:00:01:34

Close Friendships

3/30/2018
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WBZ's Doug Cope speaks with Rachel Narr at the University of Virginia who lead a study of 169 adolescents over 10 years and says close friendships at age 15 could mean less anxiety, depression, and more self-worth down the road at age 25.

Duration:00:01:23

Dog Names

3/30/2018
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WBZ's Doug Cope reveals today's top names for dogs.

Duration:00:01:24

Grown Kids And Finances

3/30/2018
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WBZ's Doug Cope speaks with Matt Schulz from CreditCards.com about how parents of adult children today are still helping them with their finances.

Duration:00:01:25

Vitamin D

3/30/2018
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WBZ's Doug Cope speaks with Dr. Jonathan Maguire at St. Michael's Hospital in Toronto about whether Vitamin D has the power to ward off colds.

Duration:00:01:25

iGen

3/23/2018
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WBZ's Doug Cope speaks with author and psychologist Jean Twenge about how digital devices are having dramatic effects on the development of young people and how today's super-connected kids are growing up less prepared for adulthood.

Duration:00:01:24

Car Seat Safety

3/23/2018
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WBZ's Doug Cope speaks with Lorrie Walker, Technical Advisor and Training Manager at Safe Kids Worldwide, about how only 50% of parents pay attention to the top tether on forward facing car seats which is important because it anchors the seat and keeps it from jerking forward during a sudden stop.

Duration:00:01:22

Safe Kids Incorporated

3/23/2018
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WBZ's Doug Cope speaks with Adam Coughran, President of Safe Kids Inc., about their H.E.R.O. safety strategies.

Duration:00:01:27

Fish For Dinner

3/23/2018
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WBZ's Doug Cope reveals results from a University of Pennsylvania study that says kids who eat fish once a week sleep better and have higher IQ's.

Duration:00:01:21

ABC's Of Parenting

3/23/2018
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WBZ's Doug Cope speaks with author Deborah Copaken about her book, "The ABCs of Parenthood: An Alphabet of Parenting Advice."

Duration:00:01:29

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