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Parenting while facing the challenge of cancer presents a litany of major issues and concerns, not the least of which is how to talk to your children. Join us tonight as we welcome parent/survivors Jen Singer, Adam Johnson and Francesca Giessmann to discuss this incredibly important issue. Survivor spotlight on Megan Hildebrandt.
YA Survivor, Ewing Sarcoma
Young Adult Cancer Advocate
NYC Young Adult Psychotherapist
YA, Ovarian Cancer
MARC G. RAPPAPORT, DO
YA Survivor, Thyroid Cancer
Assistant Clinical Professor of Medicine
ERIN ZAMMETT RUDDY
YA Survivor, Chronic Myelogenous Leukemia
Author, My So Called Normal Life
While adoption is an option for many patients who want to build a family after cancer treatment, the process of can be long, difficult and very expensive. Joining us to share their experience and insight into this process are Matt and Heidi Cahill, both of whom are young adult survivors and caregivers to each other. Survivor Spotlight on young adult lymphoma survivor Samantha Stanley.
Pelotonia is a grassroots bike tour with one goal: raise money to fund cancer research. Period. Joining us to discuss the impact Pelotonia has, and the research funded by this three day experience, are Doug Ulman (President & CEO of Pelotonia) and Dr. Michael Caligiuri (Director of The Ohio State University Comprehensive Cancer Center, CEO The James Cancer Hospital and Solove Research Institute) In the Survivor Spotlight, we welcome young adult survivor Madison Miller (Founder, Spark The Way)
Brandi Jordan, MSW, IBCLC For the past decade, Brandi has been helping new families grow, adjust, and find balance. Brandi is a Board Certified Lactation Consultant, Pediatric Sleep Specialist, Newborn Care Specialist and a Certified Postpartum Doula. She holds a BA in Child Development and a Master's of Social Work from USC. In 2009, she opened The Cradle Company Parenting Center and Boutique, a Los Angeles resource center for parents. Brandi's work as a consultant, group leader, and in-home practitioner has lead her to to develop a unique philosophy of parenting, fondly named Practical Parenting™, a pragmatic, practical and healthy approach for the "whole" family
In this episode, we talk with Boston-based educational consultant Michele Rosenthal (Assistant Dean of Undergraduate Programs at Sawyer Business School, Suffolk University) about navigating cancer and the college experience and the art of finding appropriate on-campus resources. Survivor Spotlight on young adult survivor Mallory Casperson (Founder/CEO at Lacuna Loft.)
"How can we balance our enjoyment of social media with our yearning to connect in our own home, eye to eye with our children, to model this for them so that they don’t practice a way of seeing that doesn’t require them to look up?" This is an excerpt from an article by Lu Hanessian.
Lu is an award-winning writer and science journalist, educator, author of acclaimed book "Let the Baby Drive: Navigating the Road of New Motherhood" (St. Martin's Press, 2004), former NBC anchor/host (Real Life;Unsolved Mysteries) and Discovery Health Channel host of Make Room for Baby and Total Family Health, and active speaker. For five years, she hosted The Science Show, syndicated in 110 countries, translated into 17 languages. In 2012-13, Lu co-hosted an educational television program in NYC called Liberty Treehouse. She is a frequent guest contributor on FOX5 Live in New York as an education and parenting author, expert and advocate.
Lu's essays and articles have been published in The New York Times,Mothering, Parenting, Fit Pregnancy and Redbook. She has been a guest on The View, CNN, NPR, FOX, MSNBC, Life & Style, the Today Show, WABC and more.She is an award-winning newspaper columnist.
The metastatic breast cancer experience is often overlooked, misunderstood or silenced by those who fear it due to lack of knowledge and education. Joining us is MJ DeCoteau, (Executive Director and Founder, Rethink Breast Cancer) to discuss the metastatic breast cancer awareness day and what Rethink Breast Cancer is doing to support the metastatic community. Survivor Spotlight on breast cancer survivor Christa Wittmier.
Mindful parenting can start in your pregnancy. Join us today as we discuss what it means to be mindful and how being mindful can affect your parenting and your relationships with others.
My guest is Abby Bordner. I am excited to have Abby on the show, I've been a big fan for years.
Abby’s background is in medical settings, community education and entrepreneurship. She currently has many online and in person projects for the non profit sector and her private business.
Certified Labor Doula and Lactation Educator (CAPPA): Abby works with families in pregnancy education, labor support, birth advocacy and postpartum. She provides home visits, as well as teaches to groups, to assist in childbirth preparation and breastfeeding.
Certified Childbirth Educator (ICEA): Abby teaches childbirth preparation in a relatable, intelligent way. She provides information and inspires transformation for all who experience her presentation.
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The New York Public Library for the Performing Arts at Lincoln Center presents
The Gotham Jazzmen - Help is on the Way!
List of Gotham Jazzmen:
-Ed Bonoff on the drums
-James Lincoln Collier on the trombone
-Lee Lorenz on the cornet
-Ernie Lumer on the clarinet
-Pete Sokolow on the piano
-Skip Muller on the bass
Teen cancer. It's a thing and it sucks. Join us on this episode as we welcome teen survivor Brianna Commerford along with her mom Lorraine to get a grasp on what it's like to navigate diagnosis and treatment when you're not a kid and not quite a young adult. In the Survivor Spotlight we welcome teen cancer survivor CJ George.