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Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Episode 50: Raising Girls, Raising Boys

Join the Conversation tonight, Tuesday, 9/11 at 6pm ET as Laura (mother of two sons) and Ryan (mother of a daughter) discuss the special nuances, modern issues, and differences between raising girls and raising boys in today's world.

We will welcome Ms. Lisa Bloom, author of Think: Straight Talk for Women to Stay Smart in a Dumbed-Down World and Swagger: 10 Urgent Rules for Raising Boys in an Era of Failing Schools, Mass Joblessness and Thug Culture, as well as Dr. Michael Thompson, consultant, author, psychologist, and co-author of Raising Cain: Protecting the Emotional Life of Boys, among other works focusing on children in today's culture. We will also be joined in the studio by New College of Florida Sociology Professor Emily Fairchild, whose academic focus is on gender issues.

Tune into WSLR 96.5 LPFM or online at tonight, Tuesday, September 11th at 6:00pm.  The program will also available later in the evening via podcast on our website at

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