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Punishing Misbehavior in Kids

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

How to punish your children constructively. 

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Tell Us About a Time You Got Punished as a Child

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

Stories from when you were punished as a child.

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What is Prison For? Piper Kerman and Glenn Martin

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

What's the goal of prison, and what kinds of punishments work and don't work within the prison system?

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A Social History of Punishment

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

What is punishment for?

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Chief Judge on Punishing Juvenile Offenders

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

The Chief Judge of New York State explains why he thinks the age of criminal responsibility should be raised.

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Take Us On Your Trip

Wednesday, July 02, 2014

If you're traveling this week, give us a call and take us on your trip! Wherever you are in the world, we want to hear from you.

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Please Trip Responsibly

Wednesday, July 02, 2014

We hear from the co-director of the Center for Responsible Travel on how to negotiate ethical, environmental and cultural concerns. 

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Race Plus Travel

Wednesday, July 02, 2014

Are you "black" in this country but then something else when you've travelled abroad?

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The Modern-Day Pilgrimage

Wednesday, July 02, 2014

Sometimes a trip is more than that. Cheryl Strayed, who wrote about her epic hike along the Pacific Crest Trail in "Wild", talks about travel as pilgrimage and takes your calls. 

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It's Not a Trip Unless...

Wednesday, July 02, 2014

Unless you get lost. Unless you hear a different language. Unless you drive on a dirt road. Unless... what?

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#VacationFail

Wednesday, July 02, 2014

Sometimes you plan the best vacation ever... and then life happens.

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Making Sense of the Dollars

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Advice on money and retirement.

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The Social History of Retirement

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

How the concept of retirement has evolved throughout the ages.

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How to Retire Abroad

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Are you planning to retire abroad? 

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Retirement: Can't Wait or Quit Pushing

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Where are you on the spectrum of "I can't wait to get out of here" to "don't make me retire!?"

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What's Your Retirement Destination?

Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Where do you see yourself living when you retire?

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What Makes a Successful Ten Year Old?

Friday, June 06, 2014

KJ Dell'Antonia, lead writer and editor on the Motherlode blog on NYTimes.com, explores the measures of success parents have for kids - is it getting good grades and excelling at sports, or cleaning up after dinner, unprompted? Is it the effort, or the achievement? Parents, can you separate your child's success from your own?

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If I Can Make It Here

Friday, June 06, 2014

Does the song lyric have it right?  Is "making it" in New York, New York different from success elsewhere?   

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Glory Days? The Mid-Life Divide

Friday, June 06, 2014

Janet Taylor, community psychiatrist in New York City and a contributor to AARP's Life Reimagined project, talks about the challenges people face after age 50 and whether their early ideas of success have held up and how life has changed their plans along the way.

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What Does It Mean to Make It?

Friday, June 06, 2014

What does it mean to you, right now, to be successful? What's your criteria at this very moment? Don't think about it too much. Just tell us the first thing you think of as we kick off this special two-hour family meeting on "Making it" and success.

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