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Monday – From the Archives – Interview with Peggy Orenstein

Peggy Orenstein: What was (and was not) in Cinderella Ate My Daughter Posted on March 9, 2011 by MARY ROTHSCHILD3 Comments Transcript of interview with Peggy Orenstein January 26, 2011 (Parenthesis are used for clarification where there is a cut-off sentence or cross-talk) M. R.: Thank you for taking time for this conversation this morning about Cinderella Ate My Daughter: … Continue reading

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From the Archives: Conversation with Lance Strate – The Academic Made Practical for Daily Life

Though I’m trying to post recordings and writings, mostly from my five years hosting The Healthy Media Choices Hour on Brattleboro Community Radio, on Mondays – hey! it was Labor Day! Hope you all had a great summer.  This conversation with Lance Strate, professor in the Communications and Media Studies Department at Fordham, is one … Continue reading

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Monday- From the Archives: Interview with Lillian Firestone on The Forgotten Language of Children

Welcome to Monday from the Archives: each Monday, something from the archives of Mary Rothschild: interviews, articles, insights. Today, the audio and transcript of an interview with author Lillian Firestone about her book The Forgotten Language of Children: A Journey in Living Authentically, originally aired on Brattleboro Community Radio in Vermont on October 18, 2011. … Continue reading

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Addressing Parental Anger: A Way In to Re-Wiring Habits

  In the US, psychologists like Steven Stosny point to a link between anger and parental feelings of inadequacy. While the situations he cites will ring true to many of us as parents: the end of a bad day is likely to set off reactions, etc., I would advocate for a nuts-and-bolts, practical review of … Continue reading

How Do We See Media in Relationship to Love and Health? Finding a Middle Way.
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How Do We See Media in Relationship to Love and Health? Finding a Middle Way.

Wanted to share with you. Spread the word. Richard Whittaker, founder and publisher of Works and Conversations, interviewed me when I was in California in the Spring. I appreciate that it was picked up by The Daily Good. In the speeches, panel presentations, and workshops I’ve given, people express the need for a “middle way.”  … Continue reading