Parenting Today

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It-s not your parents- world anymore, at least not when it comes to raising kids. America-s moms and dads rate themselves poorly when compared to the job their own parents did. Is it harder today to raise a child? Are indulgent parents raising spoiled kids? What are the values that parents want to teach their children? Does the media make it harder to be a good parent? We hear more about what parents think they are doing right, what they could be doing better, and how today-s moms and dads measure themselves against the job their own parents did from a researcher, journalist, educators, and the mother of a five-year-old girl.
Sara Terry guest hosts.
  • Newsmaker: North Korea Steps Up the Saber-Rattling
    North Korea ratcheted up the nuclear pressure again today, ordering two inspectors for the International Atomic Energy Agency to leave the country. It-s the latest step in the country-s plans to restart a nuclear reactor which experts say could be used to make the plutonium needed to build a nuclear bomb. Paul Richter covers the state department for the Los Angeles Times.
  • Reporter's Notebook: Corporate America Eager to Benefit From Homeland Security
    When the panic button gets pushed in America-s war on terrorism, who makes a buck? Brendan Koerner, contributor to Mother Jones magazine, discovered some surprising answers when he went in search of -The Security Traders.-



Warren Olney