Aired: December 26, 2015

Where Did You Come From?

  • Where Did You Come From (18 min.)

    With: Suz Slezak & David Wax

    Members of Mexo-Americana band David Wax Museum perform live in the studio—and share some challenges and triumphs of taking their baby on the road.

  • Having It All (10 min.)

    With: Miriam Liss and Holly Schiffrin (University of Mary Washington)

    Authors of the book Balancing the Big Stuff: Finding Happiness in Work, Family and Life dissect the myths of helicopter parenting and gender issues to give concrete steps toward reaching harmony among our roles in life.

  • Carmen (2 min.)

    With: Carmen Balogh

    Carmen Balogh talks about what it was like growing up in a blended family.

  • Trans-Racial Adoption (11 min.)

    With: Linda Seligmann (George Mason University)

    An anthropologist discusses the many cultural barriers that still exist when it comes to trans-racial and trans-national adoptions.

  • Breaking Free from the Past (11 min.)

    With: Everett Worthington (Virginia Commonwealth University)

    One of the country’s foremost experts in the study of forgiveness tackles the subject of self-forgivness, in his book Moving Forward: Six Steps to Forgiving Yourself and Breaking Free from the Past.