Fight Pandemic Learning Loss with Learning Heroes

Now that your kids have settled back into school are you seeing signs of their pandemic learning loss?  Well, did you know that studies have found concentrated high impact tutoring to be one of the most effective strategies for academic catch up?!  Get the details on this and other ways to help your kids get back on track in [...]

How To Talk With Your Kids About Ukraine

    Just when we thought we could catch our breath as pandemic fears ease, we are now watching in horror as Russia invades Ukraine. The news is non-stop, showing us images of bombings, terrified parents and children trying to flee their homes, families being separated as men stay back to fight for their country. It is hard for [...]

Protecting Your Peace

Black History Month’s theme this year is Black Health and Wellness, and I’ve been thinking about how important it is for parents to take care of our physical and mental wellness needs. So much of our focus is on our children, families and communities, and we need reminding that we need to focus on staying healthy and strong for [...]

GCP Bonus Round Matching Game!!

It’s time to play Season Three’s GCP Bonus Round Matching Game!   Many of my Season 3 guests played the #GCP Bonus Round and shared some of their favorite poems, quotes and children's books. As I’ve done at the end of my past two seasons, I’ve created a Matching Game to see if you can match this season’s guests [...]

It’s Time for The GCP Season Three Rewind!!

Hard to believe but we've come to the end of the third season of Ground Control Parenting with Carol Sutton Lewis!  So that means it's time for the GCP Podcast Season Three Rewind!!    As you’ll hear in the Rewind,  this season includes lots of conversations about how to be a better parent in so many aspects of your [...]

The Power and Limits of Tough Love with Kenneth C. Frazier, Merck Chairman & CEO

The final episode of Season 3 is out now! This week we’ll discover how a widowed janitor living with his kids in a tough Philly neighborhood raised a world class concert pianist and a Fortune 500 CEO.   Kenneth Frazier, the highly respected CEO of pharmaceutical giant Merck, joins us to share his powerful story of being raised by [...]

Helping Your Child’s Moral Development with Dr. Robert M. Franklin, Jr.

How can we help our children develop a moral compass to guide them through life?  When they are young, we give them our perspectives on right versus wrong, but how can we give them the tools to make these determinations on their own? And what are some of the best ways to talk with them about faith and spirituality?  [...]

Staying True to Yourself and Your Parenting Goals with Ursula Burns

  How did the first Black woman CEO of a Fortune 500 company manage to balance her skyrocketing career and her growing family? In the latest GCP Podcast episode, Ursula Burns, former CEO of Xerox Corporation, tells us why this is NOT the question young parents should be asking. She explains why a perspective shift is overdue:   “I don't [...]

Easing Our Children’s Re-entry into Post-Pandemic Life

  Is that a light shining brightly at the end of that tunnel ahead?  Covid restrictions are being lifted everywhere, and we are all moving at various speeds towards the new normal. For our children, it is back to socializing with friends (or for the toddlers, learning how to socialize with friends), fully in-person classes now or in the [...]

Helping Your Children Make Smart Money Moves

Today's podcast is especially for all you parents who regularly say to their kids some variant of: "Do you think money grows on trees?"  (And there are a lot of us! ) Our kids know that money buys things they want (and they probably don't think it grows on trees), but do they know the power of saving money, [...]

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