Radio

Our interview with Dr. Peter Green from the Celiac Disease Center at Columbia University was a huge success (and a bit of a disappointment for my sister).  Lots of great information and some common myths addressed (i.e.- Can you grow out of Celiac?,  If it doesn’t hurt do you have Celiac?, etc.).  I especially liked […]

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Dentist. Not my favorite place to go. Actually, it’s one of those places that I HATE to go.  With a passion. It turns out that I’m not alone.  According to a study 80% of folks dislike going to see the dentist and for 50% of us it keeps us from keeping those regularly scheduled appointments. […]

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This week on “The My Great Kid Radio Show” we will be interviewing Dr. Peter Green , Professor of Clinical Medicine and the Founder and Head of the Columbia University Celiac Disease Center. Articles from Dr. Green Dr. Green is one of the top Celiac specialists in the world so if you, or someone you […]

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Which classroom would you prefer? This one …. or this one … In Disrupting Class: How Disruptive Innovation Will Change the Way the World Learns (and in our interview with him), co-author Michael Horn argues (amongst other things) that student-centric classrooms are not only the way most children would prefer to learn but also the […]

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Michael B. Horn, co-author of  “Disrupting Class: How Disruptive Innovation Will Change the Way the World Learns” will be our guest on this week’s “My Great Kid Radio Program”. Here’s some links to check out if you’d like to learn more about Mr. Horn and the book before the interview… Download an excerpt from the […]

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MGK Radio: Nintendo Wii & DS

by Steve on 8, March, 2010

Nintendo, as recently as 2005 looked to be on the ropes.  Sony’s Playstation and Microsoft’s Xbox had stormed the video game industry and many folks, not to mention video gamers, were quickly forgetting the once dominant player in the video game market. Listen to our interviews with Nintendo ~ HERE (or visit the link on […]

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MGK Radio: The Survivors Club

by Steve on 8, March, 2010

Guest: Ben Sherwood – “The Survivors Club” – Survive & Thrive When Life Knocks You Down Listen to our interview with Ben Sherwood ~ HERE (or visit the link on the bottom of this post to listen and download the interview) Earthquakes, tsunamis, mudslides, record breaking blizzards.  It almost seems like the natural world has it […]

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Parenting with “Love & Logic” and the amazing physical, mental and emotional benefits of CranioSacral Therapy were the double-barreled interviews we had on this episode of our radio show. Listen to our interviews on Love & Logic and CranioSacral Therapy ~ HERE (or visit the link on the bottom of this post to listen and download […]

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Milk, eggs, fish, peanuts, tree nuts, wheat, soy and shellfish. Those are the top eight food allergens (literally accounting for 90% of all food allergy reaction in the US) and when they hit the system of somebody with food allergies it leads to their system going bonkers.  Okay, not a very scientific explanation …. more […]

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Our Guest: Sir Ken Robinson, Expert on Creativity, Education & Human Potential Listen to our interview with Sir Ken ~ HERE (or visit the link on the bottom of this post to listen and download the interview) We live in a country with a broken educational system. Now, factions on all sides of the issue […]

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We’ve had the good fortune to have special education attorney Wayne Steedman provide us with high quality, professional answers to complicated special education law questions (IEP, ESY, LRE, AYP, MET, NCLB … if all these letters are leaving you feeling l-o-s-t, check out our “Special Education Terms” section of the Education tab) on our show […]

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Guests Nancy Kaufman – Director Kaufman Children’s Center Speech challenges and speech delays are a hurdle that many children, and families, have to work exceptionally hard to overcome.  Fortunately, if diagnosed early enough and treated properly many of these challenges can be overcome, or eliminated entirely.  Nancy Kaufman is a nationally recognized expert in the […]

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Ben Heywood  from PatientsLikeMe.com joined us this morning for a far reaching interview that covered ALS (aka Lou Gehrig’s disease), his brother Stephen’s struggle with the disease which ultimately lead to the creation of the outcome based patient data website www.PatientsLikeMe.com and in a larger sense what REAL health care reform looks like. Never heard […]

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MGK Radio: The Out-Of-Sync Child

by Steve on 3, February, 2010

Itchy tags. Doesn’t like socks. Won’t sit still. Always fidgeting and moving around. Sensitive to sounds. Sensitive to light. Difficult time properly using pens, pencils, etc. Could it be you’ve got an Out-Of-Sync child? These days it seems like there’s a condition for everything under the sun.  If your child (or you even) does anything […]

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How can you beat the story of a Mom that starts a business to do research on how to find quality, safe, fun toys for your kids? Our interview with Marianne Szymanski from “Toy Tips” gave us some really great information on finding toys that are safe for our kids bodies and brains while still […]

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It’s not everyday you get the chance to speak with a Guiness Book World Record Holder for memory. How good is this guy’s memory? Try this one for size – he memorized 59 decks of cards randomly shuffled together.  Now that’s some serious brain power. Even more than that it’s some seriously MANAGED brain power […]

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