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The Importance of Parent Self-Care

As the summer winds down, the virus numbers trend up, and schools begin to open across the nation: Parents, how are you doing?  Are you taking care of yourselves? We need to fasten our seatbelts for the bumpy ride that this fall is promising, as we figure out how to mesh our extreme COVID fatigue, sending our kids back [...]

GCP Matching Game Round One Answers!

Have you played Round One of the Season 3 #GCP Matching Game yet?  Last chance; Answers are below!   As you know, many of my Season 3 guests played the #GCP Bonus Round and shared some of their favorite poems, quotes and children's books.  A few weeks ago I posted a Matching Game and asked you to match this season’s [...]

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?  [...]

Unconditionally Supporting Your Children’s Dreams with Diana Napier

Diana Napier's daughter Emerson Davis was 3 years old when she told her mother she wanted to play the cello, 5 when she was admitted to a highly competitive music school, 6 when she decided to join the school’s drama club, and 10 when she joined the cast of  “Once Upon an Island” which won a Tony for Best [...]

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, [...]

Helping Your Children Manage Tech!!

In this week’s Ground Control Parenting with Carol Sutton Lewis podcast episode, we tackle tech questions that many parents are asking these days:  how do we help our children manage and balance their ongoing tech use when they still seem to need their devices now more than ever?  How can we find out more about these videos and apps [...]