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adventure playground guest Amy Fusselman

When writer Amy Fusselman, her husband and young children had an opportunity for a long visit with a friend in Japan, they discovered a whole new kind of “adventure playground” that opened their eyes to a new of thinking about children’s safety, learning, creativity and competence. Watching as children (and adults!) of all ages turned…

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Motherhood & Words 2015 featured authors

Being a mom can evoke the highest and lowest of emotions, sometimes all at once! Each year Minneapolis author and writing teacher Kate Hopper brings writers to Motherhood & Words at The Loft Literary Center to read from their latest works about their lives as mothers. Each year Mom Enough offers the recording of that…

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picky eating guest Jenny McGlothlin

Providing proper nourishment for our children is one of the basics of parenting, so when our children reject our healthful offerings we may panic. This week’s Mom Enough guest, speech clinician and author Jenny McGlothlin, talks with Marti & Erin about how to discern ordinary picky eating from a more serious feeding disorder. And drawing…

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MN Department of Public Safety guest Heather Darby

As parents, we all worry about threats to our children’s health and safety. And yet, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the leading threat to the lives of children under the age of 14 is the ordinary experience of riding in a car. So, what can we do to keep our children…

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silent running guest Robyn Schneider

This week’s Mom Enough guest is Robyn Schneider, whose twin sons were diagnosed at 21 months with autism spectrum disorder. As if the boys’ severe behavior problems and lack of communication skills weren’t challenge enough, Robyn’s husband had MS and, subsequently, Robyn was diagnosed with breast cancer. But through it all, running together became an…

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