Recent television appearances
Bribing children – why it is counterproductive
Erika discusses a story where a father paid his 14 year old daughter $200 to stay off of Facebook. For the full story, visit the post.
Disciplining our children – Ricki Lake show Dec 4, 2012
Erika was a guest on the Ricki Lake show discussing the topic of disciplining our children.
Peer pressure and bully-proofing your young child – a revolutionary approach Oct 2012
Fox 5′s Shally Zomorodi learns why current anti-bullying strategies aren’t enough when Erika talks about things parents of young children can do to help prevent the problem in the first place. For more details, visit the full post.
Disaster preparedness food strategies Nov 2012
In the recent wake of Hurricane Sandy, Erika was interviewed by Mark Bailey on San Diego’s channel 6 news about disaster preparedness food strategies. For more thoughts on this, visit the full post.
Is plastic surgery the answer to bullying? August 6, 2012
Heather Myers of San Diego’s channel 6 news interviews Erika about a recent CNN story of a 14 year old girl who was given $40,000 of plastic surgery by a charity because she was being bullied. For more thoughts on this, visit the full post.
How to make your child’s birthday party more meaningful: July 6, 2012
Some interesting ideas of how to add more meaning to your child’s birthday party (and even your own).
Sunscreen myths: July 4, 2012
Speaking on the Fourth of July about sunscreen myths, and how many well intentioned parents might be doing more harm than good.
Refreshing (and healthy) summer treats for children – June 11, 2011.
For more detail on the treats discussed, and recipes, see “Refreshing (and healthy) poolside snacks for kids.”
Hidden food ingredients – May 15, 2012
Erika talks about hidden food ingredients and some “need to knows” about reading food labels. See also “Hidden Food Ingredients”
Attachment Parenting: The Controversial Time Magazine Cover – May 12, 2012
Is the toddler breastfeeding cover good or bad for attachment parenting? For more details on the items discussed in the interview, see “Is the Time Magazine Cover Good or Bad for Attachment Parenting?” For my opinion on the actual ARTICLE, see “Enough about the Time Magazine cover photo – what about the actual article?”
Healthy snacks for kids on the go: April 24, 2012
Erika discusses some quick, healthy snack options for kids (and parents). For more details, see “Nourishing, tasty, healthy AND convenient?”
First baby food myth: March 19, 2012
Erika discusses the #1 baby food myth, and what are the best first foods for baby. See also “First Baby Food Myth”