December 24th 2013
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From My Mama’s Kitchen Presents… Miraculous Christmas Messages from Heaven with Amy Newmark
Publisher, Amy Newmark, shares miraculous Christmas messages. These come in all forms, from answered prayers to visits from loved ones. The stories in Chicken Soup for the Soul: Miraculous Messages from Heaven, demonstrate that powerful and miraculous signs from beyond can happen to anyone.
Join publisher of Chicken Soup for the Soul, Amy Newmark and me on Tuesday, December 24, 10-11 A.M. CT US for a conversation about these miraculous accounts of answered prayers, love that refuses to die and heavenly messages of inspiration that will renew your faith.
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December 17th 2013
From My Mama’s Kitchen Presents… Children Author and Illustrator, Elisa Kleven, Gets Cozy
Elisa Kleven, author and illustrator produced over thirty picture books. She shares her inspiring stories and experiences by visiting schools, libraries and bookstores.
Her books have received awards and honors from the American Library Association, The New York Times, The Junior Library Guild, School Library Journal, The American Booksellers Association and the American Institute of Graphic Arts. Her pictures from Abuela are part of “Storyland,” a traveling, interactive exhibit of seven classic children’s books featured at Children’s Museums nationwide and her story, The Paper Princess, has been adapted for two theater productions, one at the world’s largest arts festival in Edinburgh, Scotland and the other in Northern California.
Join Elisa Kelven and me on Tuesday, December 17, 10-11 A.M. CT US for a conversation about her latest American Booksellers’ Association Best Book for Children titled, Cozy Light, Cozy Night.
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December 10th 2013
From My Mama’s Kitchen Presents… Family Relationships with Novelist, Deborah Plummer Bussey
Family Relationships are usually the focal point during the holiday season. Novelist,Deborah Plummer Bussey, shares her insights on the dynamics of these relationships. As a former nun, turn psychologist, Deborah’s unique background serves as a wonderful conversation piece at the kitchen table. Her latest novel, The Family That Stays Together, is the second in the Sister Nun Mystery Series.
Join Deborah and me on Tuesday, December 10, 10-11 A.M. CT US for a conversation about family, friends and relationships.
December 3rd 2013
From My Mama’s Kitchen Presents… Our Seniors, the Treasure-Trove of Wisdom with Harry Getzov
Ever wonder what you can learn from Seniors? Author, Harry Getzov, has interviewed over 1,500 seniors with the intention of sharing their collective wit and wisdom—their joys and pains via radio and television shows, a multi-media website, YouTube video clips, “webisodes,” newspaper and magazine articles, scholastic workshops and a traveling lecture series. Setting all of this into motion is his ten-years-in-the-making debut book, gOld: The Extraordinary Side of Aging Revealed Through Inspiring Conversations.
Join Harry and me on Tuesday, December 3, 10-11 A.M. CT US for a discussion about what he learned from the many heart-to-heart conversations with older people from all walks of life and across the nation.
November 26th 2013
From My Mama’s Kitchen Presents… Embracing the Thanksgiving Holiday Spirit with Amy Newmark
From Thanksgiving leading up to the New Year, everyone is geared up for the exciting and joyous time of year, a time of family, friends, and traditions. Thanksgiving is a time of reflection of all the events, people and experiences we are thankful for.
Join publisher of Chicken Soup, Amy Newmark, and me on Tuesday, November 26, 10-11 A.M. CT US as we talk about all the things we are thankful for this year. We will also start the Christmas season with Chicken Soup’s latest edition, 101 Joyful Stories about Love, Fun, and Wonder of the Holidays.
November 19th 2013
From My Mama’s Kitchen Presents… How to Care for an Alzheimer’s Patient with Cathie Borrie
Cathie Borrie has presented at international conferences on Alzheimer’s and dedicates herself to a positive, enlightened change in society’s perception of dementia. She works tirelessly as an advocate for people with Alzheimer’s and their caregivers.
Join Cathie Borrie and me on Tuesday, November 19, 10-11 A.M. CT US to discover what it means to be stricken with or to love a person with Alzheimer’s disease. Her memoir, The Long Hello, gives comfort to those who have walked the care giving path and offers insight, hope and compassion to those embarking on the journey.
November 12th 2013
From My Mama’s Kitchen Presents… Helping Distracted Kids Get Organized with Carolyn Dalgliesh
Carolyn Dalgliesh is the founder of Systems for Sensory Kids, LLC, a leading edge organizing model that bridges the gap between clinical support and practical in-home solutions for rigid, anxious and distracted kids.
As a professional organizer and mother of a “sensory” child, Dalgliesh asserts that organization and structure are particularly important for children who are rigid, anxious or distracted as a consequence of autism, AD/HD, anxiety, bipolar disorder or other sensory-related disorders.
Join Carolyn Dalgliesh and me on Tuesday, November 12, 10-11 A.M. CT US to learn how to determine your child’s learning style (auditory, visual, tactile). Here new book, The Sensory Child Gets Organized, provides solutions that can be implemented at home, using organization, structure, routine, and visual aids to allow life to run more smoothly for the entire family.
November 5th 2013
From My Mama’s Kitchen Presents… The art of Writing a Romantic Suspense with Carla Neggers
New York Times, USA Today and Publishers Weekly best selling author, Carla Neggers, shares her secrets on how to write about romance, love and suspense. Carla has been spinning stories out with pad and pen ever since she climbed a tree at age eleven. Now, she has millions of copies of her books in print in more than 30 countries. Her latest novel, Declan’s Cross, is the third novel in her acclaimed Sharpe & Donovan romantic suspense series.
Join Carla Neggers and me on Tuesday, November 5, 10-11 A.M. CT US for a discussion of how she developed an eye for detail, imagination, curiosity and a sense of adventure. All these are key to creating the complex relationships, fast-paced plots and deep sense of place in her books.
October 29th 2013
From My Mama’s Kitchen Presents… A Singular Village Mystery Series with Eleanor Sullivan
Eleanor Sullivan is an award-winning author of books for nurses as well as the Monika Everhardt medical mysteries. Holding both a nursing degree and a doctorate, she is a former dean of nursing and past president of the world’s largest nursing organization.
Now she’s turned her attention to the past, crafting a series of historical mysteries set in the 19th Century religious settlement of her ancestors. The stories feature a midwife and her cabinet-maker husband in the Northern Ohio village of Zoar. Graven Images is the latest in the series.
Join Eleanor Sullivan and me on Tuesday, October 29, 10-11 A.M. CT US as we discuss her passion for writing, family and her unabashed appreciation of her ancestors, the Society of Separatists.
October 22nd 2013
From My Mama’s Kitchen Presents… Helping Children Make Good Choices with Amy Newmark
Whether it’s bullying, school or social concerns, kids have a lot to worry about these days. Parents, grandparents and teachers are looking for ways to connect with children to discuss these issues and provide some guidance. One of the best ways to start a conversation with a child is by reading a story about another child first.
Geared to kids 7 to 13, Chicken Soup for the Soul: Think Positive for Kids, starts conversations with children about core values, good examples, making good decisions and having the courage to do the right thing.
Join Amy Newmark, publisher of Chicken Soup for the Soul and me on Tuesday, October 22, 10-11 A.M. CT US to learn how to use real stories from kids dealing with difficult issues to teach lessons, inspire your child and you as well.
October 15th 2013
From My Mama’s Kitchen Presents… The Ideal Medical Care for Families with Dr. Pamela Wible
Can laughter be the best medicine? Is sharing a story more effective than writing a prescription? Imagine walking into your ideal clinic where the doctor puts you in charge?
The Ideal Clinic will make Obama Care/The Affordable Health Care Act even better!
Dr. Pamela Wible, is the pioneer of the first community-designed medical clinic in America. Her model was featured in the Harvard School of Public Health's edition of Renegotiating Health Care: Resolving Conflict to Build Collaboration, a textbook examining major trends with the potential to change the dynamics of health care.
Join Dr. Pamela Wible and me on Tuesday, October 15, 10-11 A.M. US to explore the politics of health care and humanity, as she writes the prescription for you to survive your next doctor’s visit.
October 8th 2013
From My Mama’s Kitchen Presents… The Amish Culture and Way of Life with Wanda E. Brunstetter
Wanda E. Brunstetter, is a bestselling and award-winning author of Amish fiction. She is the author of over 60 books with more than six million copies sold. Many of her books have landed on the top bestseller lists, including the New York Times, Publishers Weekly, Christian Booksellers Association, Evangelical Christian Publishing Association, and Christian Book Distributors. Wanda is considered one of the founders of the Amish fiction genre.
All of Wanda’s novels are based on personal research intended to accurately portray the Amish way of life. Many of her books are well-read and trusted by the Amish, who credit her for giving readers a deeper understanding of the people and their customs.
Join Wanda Brunstetter and me on Tuesday, October 8, 10-11 A.M. US to learn and explore the culture of Amish people across America.
October 1st 2013
From My Mama’s Kitchen Presents… Teen Suicide: The Tim Schenke Story with Lisa Schenke
September was Suicide Prevention Month and September 10th was World Suicide Prevention Day. Lisa Schenke has written a book WITHOUT TIM: A Son’s Fall to Suicide, a Mother’s Rise from Grief about her son’s life.
The book shares the story of what led him to that tragic decision, and how she has attempted to rise out of the abyss of her sorrow and move forward. The book is a valuable resource for troubled teens, worried parents, and survivors of tragic loss.
Join Lisa Schenke and me on Tuesday, October 1, 10-11 A.M. US to hear the rest of the story…
September 24th 2013
From My Mama’s Kitchen Presents… Devotional Stories for Wives with Susan Heim
Each marriage is as unique as the individuals who commit to it. However, every wife can trust in God to watch over and guide her relationship with her spouse. If you are seeking to reenergize your marriage or know a new bride who could use some sage advice, thenChicken Soup for the Soul: Devotional Stories for Wives would surely be a great source of comfort, encouragement and inspiration.
Join Susan Heim and me on Tuesday, September 24, 10-11 A.M. US as we explore the support for new wives and longtime brides. Women will find a source of strength in God and the wisdom to keep their marriages grounded in deep and enduring love.
September 17th 2013
From My Mama’s Kitchen Presents… Lupus: Real Life, Real Talk with Marisa Zeppieri-Caruana
Lupus: Real Life, Real Patients, Real Talk is a book by Marisa Zeppieri-Caruana. She is a journalist, Lupus patient and Lupus Foundation of America Board Member. The book tells the stories of men and women across the nation who share the hurdles of daily life battling this debilitating and cruel disease.
Marisa discovered a community not broken and hopeless, but one that is optimistic and refuses to give in. These patients have encountered many obstacles, kidney transplants, open-heart surgeries, coma, and dialysis. Yet, they continue to persevere. They share their darkest moments and their future dreams. They discuss tips on how to manage and deal with the disease, emotionally, spiritually and physically.
This book provides reliable information and inspiration for every Lupus patient and their loved ones. It is also an essential tool for those who are newly diagnosed and trying to navigate the rough waters of chronic illness and daily life.
Join Marisa Zeppieri-Caruana and me on Tuesday, September 17, 10-11 A.M. US to learn more about Lupus and hear inspirational stories of real patients navigating through their daily lives with hope and empowerment.
September 10th 2013
From My Mama’s Kitchen Presents… Inside-Out Healing with Richard Moss
Richard Moss, the maestro of “DEEP WORK,” has given his life to teaching people how to delve deeply into their inner core so they can achieve a life of radical aliveness, unconditional love, and teal inner peace.
A physician-turned-master healer, and international bestselling author, Richard has been guiding people on profound journeys of self-inquiry and self-discovery that have transformed their relationships with themselves, with their loved ones and with the world.
Join Richard Moss and me on Tuesday, September 10, 10-11 A.M. US to learn how you can live life balanced, awake, alive, and in a joyful and loving state of being nearly all of the time.
September 3rd 2013
From My Mama’s Kitchen Presents… Relationships Matter with James J. Kaufman
After having practiced law for over forty-five years, serving on the bench for fourteen, and six years acting as Senior Advisor and then interim CEO in North America for an Australian luxury yacht company, James J. Kaufman wrote The Collectibles, his first foray into the world of fiction. The Collectibles won several literary awards and became a best seller after entertaining several thousand readers.
The Concealers, Book Two of the The Collectibles Trilogy, set to release in September, delves deeper into the meaning of one’s life, the nature of love and the power of relationships. Although the books are works of fiction, the essence and message they deliver mirrors real life, human conditions.
Join James Kaufman and me on Tuesday, September 3, 10-11 A.M. US to learn why relationships matter and how we can benefit from true connections.
August 27th 2013
From My Mama’s Kitchen Presents… From Lemons to Lemonade with Amy Newmark
When Alicia Bertine lost her long, beautiful hair due to aggressive chemotherapy, the 23- year-old thought her modeling dreams were over. However, she quickly came to grips with her new reality and went out proudly without a hat or wig. And Alicia even started building her modeling portfolio, despite two recurrences of cancer. “I didn’t let go of my dreams,” she writes. “I wasn’t going to let illness get me down for one more day.” Now she’s a successful, bald model, actress, and inspirational speaker.
From Lemons to Lemonade is a celebration of Alicia and 100 other people who have overcome hardships and found the blessings in their lives. Deemed “the most inspirational people you’ll ever meet” by Chicken Soup for the Soul co-author and publisher, Amy Newmark, each story’s author is truly a role model and an example of the human spirit’s resilience.
Join Amy Newmark and me on Tuesday, August 27, 10-11 A.M. US to feel empowered to use positive thinking to navigate your own difficult situations, reorient your lives, and improve your personal relationships.
August 20th 2013
From My Mama’s Kitchen Presents… The Story of Friendship with Mike Keefe and Mark Stevens
Ticket to Hollywood, the second book from “The Asphalt Warrior” series by the late Gary Reilly, is a finalist for the 2013 Colorado Book Awards in the genre fiction category. The book, is the second of 11 comic novels based on cab driver Brendan Murphy, a.k.a “Murph.” Debuted in December 2012, it rose to No. 2 on The Denver Post best-seller list. The first book, in the series, The Asphalt Warrior, released in June 2012 climbed to No. 3 on the same list.
However, Gary passed away from cancer in 2011, without realizing the great storyteller he was, as he never cared much about getting his books published. His friends, Mike Keefe, a retired political cartoonist and Pulitzer Prize winner, and Mark Stevens, a former journalist and acclaimed author in Colorado, justly honored their talented comrade by bringing Reilly’s books to publication.
Join Mike Keefe, Mark Stevens and me on Tuesday, August 20, 10-11 A.M. US to learn about their talented friend Gary Reilly and the meaning of true friendship.
August 13th 2013
From My Mama’s Kitchen Presents… Saved by God with Paul Wedding
Paul Wedding is a best-selling author, a nationally recognized speaker and a personal development counselor. However, his life wasn’t always like this.
Paul was, in his own words, “a con man, thief, cheat, and a liar.” He called a dumpster in Westminster, California home. He lived in garages and was addicted to drugs, alcohol, sex, and gambling.
On April 19, 2003 at 12:37 pm, his life changed. While standing in the kitchen of his mother’s home, he felt a presence overcome him. This presence had no voice, nor was it a religious conversation taking place. It was God.
Join Paul Wedding and me on Tuesday, August 13, 10-11 A.M. US to learn how his personal encounter with God transformed his life forever.
August 6th 2013
From My Mama’s Kitchen Presents… Generational Bonds of Fathers and Sons with David W. Berner
A middle-aged father finds himself compelled to get behind the wheel and set out on a 5,000-mile cross-country road trip, the trip he never had the guts to take as a young man. Needing to rekindle inspiration in his life, award-winning author, David W. Berner re-reads the book he cherished as a teenager, the iconic American road trip story: Jack Kerouac’s On the Road. He hopes to use Kerouac’s journey as a road map to personal renewal.
The trip turns into an unexpected examination of his role as a father. Every man eventually compares his life with the fathers that came before him, a reality David must confront if he’s to find contentment and clarity in his most important life role, fatherhood.
Join David Berner and me on Tuesday, August 6, 10-11 A.M. US as he shares his heartwarming journey to find one’s self from his latest book, Any Road Will Take You There: A Journey of Fathers and Sons.
July 30th 2013
From My Mama’s Kitchen Presents… MAMA’S CHILD with novelist, Joan Steinau Lester, Ed.D.
For 30 years, award-winning author and educator, Joan Steinau Lester, Ed.D. has been at the forefront of defining and redefining what it means to be diverse. As a member of a biracial family, Joan’s lifelong passion has been writing about “race,” exploring how the concept ever came to exist, until it’s so prevalent it now feels normal.
MAMA’S CHILD follows twenty-three years in the life of Lizzie O’Leary, an idealistic, young white woman who travels to the American South as a civil rights worker. She meets, falls in love with and marries Solomon Jordan, a musician and fellow activist, who is black.
Join Joan and me on Tuesday, July 30 , 10-11 A.M. US as she shares her passion in writing about issues in the intricacies of family, friends and work dynamics among people of different “races.”
July 23rd 2013
From My Mama’s Kitchen Presents… Boosting Your Brain Power at Any Age with Dr. Marie Pasinski
Marie Pasinski, MD is a Harvard Medical School neurologist. A renowned brain expert, Dr. Pasinski is dedicated to increasing public awareness concerning the importance of adopting a brain healthy lifestyle. Our brain is the true source of our vitality and happiness.
According to Dr. Pasinski, we can redesign and energize our brain at any age. In collaboration with Chicken Soup for the Soul, her book, Boost Your Brain Power, reveals personal stories, clear medical advice and tips on how to improve your memory, reduce risk factors for Alzheimer’s disease and stay sharp in your senior years.
Join Dr. Pasinski and me Tuesday, July 23, 10-11 A.M. US to learn how you can boost your brain power, improve your memory and cognitive function.
July 16th 2013
From My Mama’s Kitchen Presents… A Storybook about young Albert Einstein by Ramsey Dean
Have you ever wondered how your children’s ideas could change the world? That thought might have crossed Mrs. Einstein’s mind when her young son, Albert, accepted the Noble Prize for his theory on special relativity. Einstein’s breakthrough in physics came when he re-visited one of his favorite boyhood daydream. He wondered what it would be like to ride a light beam.
That power of imagination comes alive in Riding on a Beam of Light, a story that turns light into a time of fascination, imagination and empowerment by author, Ramsey Dean. Inspired by his autistic son, Ramsey’s book helps us grasp the power of our childhood imagination and understand how our children’s ideas have meaning, value and could one day change the world.
Join Ramsey Dean and me on Tuesday, July 16, 10-11 A.M. US as we explore the power of imagination, the importance of your kids’ ideas, an early introduction to science, history and theoretical physics.
July 9th 2013
From My Mama’s Kitchen Presents… Teen Entrepreneur R. J. Tolson
Today’s generation of aspiring young entrepreneurs is often looked down upon. It almost as if they won’t be able to meet and surpass their predecessors. To bring the world to a new stage of enlightenment like previous generations, they need something new. That’s precisely what nineteen-year-old student, R.J. Tolson, proved.
R.J. is the CEO of RJTIO and divisions RJTINC, Forever Trust Charity and RL Infinity International, President of Sages of Essence and Living Writers, and the author of the Chaos Chronicles series. As a recently debuted author, his new novel, Zephyr the West-Wind (final edition) while he is currently working on the sequel, Hugh the Southern Flame & Blood Red Love.
R.J. is a lyricist, composer and musician. He composes mainly classical jazz (smooth) and Hip/Hop, and writes lyrics for all genres. Join R.J. Tolson and me on Tuesday, July 9, 10-11 A.M. US to learn more about his passion and his vision.
July 2nd 2013
From My Mama’s Kitchen Presents… The Miss America Pageantry with DaNae Couch Miss Texas 2012
The Miss America Organization is one of the nation’s leading achievement and the largest provider of scholarships for women in the world. Each year, the organization makes available more than $45 million in scholarship assistance to young women all across the country.
Founded in 1936, the Miss Texas organization is recognized as one of the best managed and well-organized of all state pageants. The Miss Texas competition provides personal and professional opportunities for young Texas women, promoting their voice in culture, politics and community.
DaNae Couch won the title of Miss Texas on July 7, 2012. Her platform was “Hope for Family Recovery: Life Beyond Addiction.” Join DaNae Couch and me on Tuesday, July 2, 10-11 A.M. US to learn more about the Miss America Pageantry and DaNae Couch’s year as Miss Texas.
June 25th 2013
From My Mama’s Kitchen Presents… 20th Anniversary of Chicken Soup for the Soul with Amy Newark, Publisher.
June 28th marks the twentieth anniversary of Chicken Soup for the Soul. To commemorate this auspicious achievement, Chicken Soup is releasing two special anniversary editions. First, the original book continues to open the heart and rekindle the spirit. The twentieth special anniversary collection includes inspirational and personal stories of how Chicken Soup for the Soul changed lives, paired with the life-changing story itself. Second, this special twentieth anniversary collection celebrates the power of storytelling. Readers share their inspirational and personal stories about how a Chicken Soup for the Soul story made a difference in their lives, paired with the life-changing story itself. It’s a double dose of inspiration.
Join Amy Newmark, Chicken Soup’s publisher and editor-in-chief, and me on Tuesday, June 25, 10-11 A.M. US as we stroll down memory lane to discuss Chicken Soup for the Soul yesteryear and the company’s future.
June 18th 2013
From My Mama’s Kitchen Presents… Creating Healthy Boundaries with Melody J. Anderson (LCSW)
Are setting boundaries difficult for you? Are your children crossing the line and dismissing you? Do your relationships suffer from defined boundaries? Are you looking for a fresh perspective in expressing yourself? Celebrity Therapist, Melody J. Anderson, provides compassion, expertise and humor to help you create healthier boundaries in your life.
Join Melody and me on Tuesday, June 18, 10-11 A.M. US to learn new ways to cope with the second half of 2013 with clarity and optimism.
June 11th 2013
From My Mama’s Kitchen Presents… Analyzing Your Children’s Dreams with Dr. Kelly Bulkeley
Ever wondered what your children’s dreams really means? Current scientific research shows that children’s brains are hard-wired to generate intensely creative dreams. Dr. Kelly Bulkeley’s latest book, Children’s Dreams, shows parents, teachers, and therapists how to analyze and interpret these kinds of dreams in a way that reveals their deep roots in the spiritual wisdom of a child’s developing imagination.
Join Dr. Bulkeley and me on Tuesday, June 11, 10-11 A.M. US to learn the simple and easily applied method of analyzing your children’s dreams.
June 4th 2013
From My Mama’s Kitchen Presents… What Happens After We Die? with Dr. Annie Kagan
If you are like me, always wondering if there is life after death, then tune in to Dr. Annie Kagan. In her latest book, The Afterlife of Billy Fingers, she shares a personal story about how her brother, Billy, who proved to her what we have always been fascinated with.
In one of the longest and most detailed after death communications ever recorded, Billy takes his sister on an unprecedented journey through the mysteries of death. His ongoing account of his celestial adventures in the afterlife is vividly told in Dr. Kagan’s book.
Join Dr. Kagan and me on Tuesday, May 28, 10-11 A.M. US to learn more about the mysteries of life after death.
May 28th 2013
From My Mama’s Kitchen Presents… Chicken Soup for the Soul: Inspiration for Writers with Susan Heim
The very existence of Chicken Soup for the Soul is inspiration for writers, as Jack Canfield and Mark Victor Hansen endured years of rejection before publishing the first volume in the series, which became a #1 New York Times bestseller and a worldwide favorite.
Now, just one month before the 20th anniversary of the original Chicken Soup for the Soul, the series has released a new anthology, Chicken Soup for the Soul: Inspiration for Writers that contains 101 stories from people who have successfully chased their dream of writing, documenting their setbacks and successes, and sharing their tips for finding inspiration, overcoming writer’s block, finding time to write and discovering ways to get published.
Regardless of whether you’re published, just getting started or thinking about writing, joinSusan Heim and me on Tuesday, May 28, 10-11 A.M. US. Susan will be sharing stories from the book to help inspire you.
May 21st 2013
From My Mama’s Kitchen Presents… Women For One Organization with Kelly McNelis Senegor
Women For One is a community of women encouraging authenticity and inspiration around the world. The organization empower’s women of all ages, ethnicities and backgrounds to exchange authentic dialogue through telling their stories, sharing life lessons and supporting others on their growth journey.
According to Kelly McNelis Senegor, founder of Women For One, authenticity, transparency, expansion, respect, feminine principle, efficiency and clarity, serve as the guiding principles for her organization.
Join Kelly and me on Tuesday, May 21, 10-11 A.M. US to learn how you can get involved in this community, be inspired and have an opportunity to express yourself to help others.
May 14th 2013
From My Mama’s Kitchen Presents… The Real Name of God with Rabbi Wayne Dosick, Ph.D.
How are we to really know God? If there are so many different faces of God reflected in the various names of God, who is the real God? The vengeful God, the judging God, the merciful God? Each of the traditional names, including the Hebrew YHWH… seemingly present only one aspect.
Acclaimed bestselling author, Rabbi Wayne Dosick, Ph.D., has applied his years of biblical scholarship to unearth The Real Name of God, resulting in a book that answers the question “Who is God?” This postulates a vastly different and more expansive understanding of God so that we can join with the divine in transcending our modern, divisive world.
Join Rabbi Dosick and me on Tuesday, May 14, 10-11 A.M. US to learn the Real Name of God that is shared by all three biblically-sourced religions, Judaism, Christianity and Islam, affirming our oneness, one God, one world, one people.
May 7th 2013
From My Mama’s Kitchen Presents… Parenting Without Borders with Christine Gross Loh
A Mother’s Day Special broadcast. Parenting Without Borders: Surprising Lessons Parents Around the World Can Teach Us. It’s a narrative and research-backed exploration of the myriad ways parents raise their children around the world.
Christine Gross Loh, Ph.D., draws on academic studies, conversations with dozens of parents, experts and teachers as well as personal experiences as a parent abroad, to reveal the surprising, often hidden ways in which culture shapes how we raise our children.
Join Christine and me on Tuesday, May 7, 10-11 A.M. US, to realize how becoming aware of the cultural norms that influence our parenting will broaden our perspective in surprising ways, benefiting us and our children.
April 30th 2013
From My Mama’s Kitchen Presents… The Alternative Medicine Cabinet with Dr. Kathy Gruver
If you are seeking to expand your knowledge on natural health and mind/body medicine, in an easy to understand and informative way, then this show is for you. Dr. Kathy Gruver, author of the award-winning book, The Alternative Medicine Cabinet, will share insights on a wide range of topics.
You will learn how to use massage therapy, homeopathic remedies and Bach Flower Essences. She will also be providing some natural solutions for common ailments such as stress, back pain, sleep issues, depression and cancer. Her book is also a resource for mind/body medicine, nutrition, and women’s health issues.
Join Dr Kathy Gruver, and me on Tuesday, April 30, 10-11 A.M. US, to satisfy your curiosity about natural health.
April 23rd 2013
From My Mama’s Kitchen Presents… A conversation with novelist JE Fishman
Novelist, J.E. Fishman, is a well-versed, traveled man, having experienced both sides of fame and fortune. Now he brings his life’s journeys into perspective in his writing in a profound way giving life to his mystery and thriller novels; The Dark Pool, Primacy, and Cadaver Blues.
Join J.E. Fishman, and me on Tuesday, April 23, 10-11 A.M. US. Learn how his life’s experiences contributed to writings and how he became a storyteller through his various novels.
April 16th 2013
From My Mama’s Kitchen Presents… The Chosen of Gaia with Marcela Mariz
Born in Rio de Janeiro, Marcela Mariz is an actress, writer, lawyer and a monthly columnist for The Orange County Register in southern California. She also works for a multinational aerospace company.
The story line of her debut Sci-fi novel, The Chosen of Gaia, mirrors Marcela’s life, which started as a dream when she was a teenager and has remained with her through 10 living arrangements and even multiple countries.
Join Marcela and I on Tuesday April 16th from 10-11 A.M. US to learn how The Chosen of Gaia and Mariz’s personal story deeply resonate in finding inspiration and empowerment through the home establishing deep family bonds no matter where one’s house may be.
April 9th 2013
From My Mama’s Kitchen Presents… Out and Equal at Work with Selisse Berry
Out & Equal Workplace Advocates is the world’s largest nonprofit organization specifically dedicated to creating safe and equitable workplaces for lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender people.
In her new book, Out & Equal at Work, founder and executive director, Selisse Berry, provides concrete examples of how workplaces around the world can value, affirm and protect the environments of diverse employees. Openly lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender executives and leaders tell their personal coming out stories and share firsthand accounts of how they work to bring lasting change to workplaces.
Join Selisse and I on Tuesday April 9th from 10-11 A.M. CT to learn how people should be judged by the work they do, rather than by their sexual orientation or gender identity, so they can support themselves, their families, and contribute to achieving a world free of discrimination for everyone.
April 2nd 2013
From My Mama’s Kitchen Presents… Take Your Child to a Bookstore Day with Jenny Milchman
“Bookstores hold a place in the hearts and times of our community. They are places to discover an author, a story, a life. Nothing affords the conversation and interaction among books and book lovers that a bookstore does…” – Jenny Milchman
Jenny is current on national tour to promote the literary holiday that she founded called Take Your Child to a Bookstore Day. This event is celebrated in over 350 bookstores across the US. She will also be discussing her debut thriller novel, Cover Of Snow, which was inspired in part by an experience she had as a child. The book has sold in Germany, Italy, and Norway.
Call 347.327.9995 on Tuesday April 2nd from 10-11 A.M. U.S. and learn how to nurture kids into a deep engagement with text by showing them a world where every bookstore has its own unique identity and the wealth of knowledge it has to offer.
March 26th 2013
From My Mama’s Kitchen Presents… Raising Kids on the Spectrum with Mary Beth Marsden
If you are the parent of a child, from newborn to college age, with autism or Asperger’s syndrome, you will find support, advice, and insight in this special episode. Mary Beth Marsden, founder of Real Look Autism and co-author of the latest Chicken Soup for the Soul book, Raising Kids on the Spectrum, will share stories from other parents and experts.
Call 347.327.9995 on Tuesday March 26th from 10-11 A.M. U.S. to be inspired by stories covering everything from the serious side and the challenges to the lighter side and hope of helping a special child in the autism spectrum.
March 19th 2013
From My Mama’s Kitchen Presents… A pictorial look at our education system with George Stranahan
Pictures, capture the best and the worse of times. In his new book, “A Predicament of Innocents: Might the schools help?” photographer and progressive educator of 56 year,George Stranahan, reveals a provocative collection of essays and photographs of local schoolchildren exploring the art of teaching, the minds of children, and how the current educational infrastructure stifles the growth of both.
Call 347.327.9995 on Tuesday March 19th from 10-11 A.M. U.S. to learn about how “learning with children” rather than “teaching to them” can ultimately lead to a national dialogue about what “school” really means.
March 12th 2013
From My Mama’s Kitchen Presents… Recapturing the Joy of Medicine with Dr. Pamela Wible
Do you believe that laughter is the best medicine? Sometimes sharing a story is more effective than writing a prescription? Imagine walking into your ideal clinic where the doctor puts you in charge? Dr. Pamela Wible, the pioneer of the first community-designed medical clinic in America, will be sharing the stories from her new book, Pet Goats & Pap Smears: 101 Medical Adventures to Open Your Heart & Mind.
Her model is featured in the Harvard School of Public Health's newest edition of Renegotiating Health Care: Resolving Conflict to Build Collaboration, a textbook examining major trends with the potential to change the dynamics of health care.
Call 347.327.9995 on Tuesday March 12th from 10-11 A.M. U.S. to learn more about the art of medicine from Dr. Pamela Wible.
March 5th 2013
From My Mama’s Kitchen Presents… Mankind and Climate Change Mania with Steve Goreham
Is global warming a concern to you? Is global cooling a concern to you? Are you part of the problem or part of the solution to this phenomena? Let’s find out the facts from Steve Goreham. He is the executive director of the Climate Science Coalition of America, a non-political association of scientists, engineers, and concerned citizens working to educated Americans about the realities of climate change science and the economics of renewable energy.
His new book, The Mad, Mad, Mad World of Climatism: Mankind and Climate Change Mania, addresses these concerns head on. A former engineer, Steve speaks extensively on the environment and energy to help others have a better understanding about our world.
Call 347.327.9995 on Tuesday March 5th from 10-11 A.M. U.S. to learn more about our ever changing climate and the governmental policies that attempts to solve it.
February 26th 2013
From My Mama’s Kitchen Presents… Billy Graham & Me with Chicken Soup Publisher, Amy Newmark
Chicken Soup for the Soul: Billy Graham & Me, is a one-of-a-kind anthology containing personal stories from world leaders, including every living president, celebrities and the people who know him best.
The book contains 101 personal and impactful stories from some of the most influential leaders in government, business, sports, entertainment, and religion as well as Mr. Graham’s friends and family. Just as Mr. Graham’s ministry transcended religious, racial and political boundaries, so does the list of contributors to this book as they reveal and confirm his place in history. Prominent Christian pastors, leaders from other faiths, celebrities, heroes, regular citizens, and remarkably, every living US president – collectively document the effects of Mr. Graham’s worldwide ministry over more than six decades.
Call 347.327.9995 on Tuesday February 26th from 10-11 A.M. U.S. to learn first-hand from Chicken Soup for the Soul publisher, editor-in-chief, and co-author of the book, Amy Newmark, what is it like to work on documenting the life and legacy of the world’s best-known evangelist.
February 19th 2013
From My Mama’s Kitchen Presents… An Inside Look at Congress, Politics and Campaigns with Jayne Jones
As the 113th US Congress convenes, partisan gridlock is the least of their worries. Jayne Jones, author of Capitol Hell is ready to share insights that no one else has been willing to tell before–what life is like behind the Senate office curtain!
Jayne and co-author, Alicia Long, cut their political teeth as idealistic young staffers on Capitol Hill working for former US Senator Norm Coleman. That experience led them to write Capitol Hell, the newest book to give readers a glimpse into what life is really like inside the beltway. Capitol Hell is a witty novel about the crazy co-workers, high maintenance politicians, and the over-the-top entourages that only a political insider gets to see.
Call 347.327.9995 on Tuesday February 19th from 10-11 A.M. U.S. to learn more about the wickedly funny…eye-opening…saucy happenings in the halls of Congress.
February 12th 2013
From My Mama’s Kitchen Presents… How to Start an Affair this Valentine’s Day – Cary Valentine
Looking for some hot ideas to spice up your love life? Certified relationship and love expert, Cary Valentine, will be on hand to teach you how to start an affair this Valentine’s Day with your lover. His upcoming book, In Love Forever – 7 Secrets to a Joyous, Juicy Relationship; reveals ways to rekindle and transform any relationship back to honeymoon days and beyond your wildest dreams.
Call 347.327.9995 on Tuesday February 12th from 10-11 A.M. U.S. to learn how to create an affair that will provide you with the pleasure and love that lasts a lifetime.
February 5th 2013
From My Mama’s Kitchen Presents… Your Next Big Thing: 10 Small Steps to Get… with Dr. Ben Michaelis
At one point or another, everyone falls into a rut. Whether they’ve had the same daily routine since they can remember, haven’t been promoted since being hired years ago, or just feel stuck in their relationship, that feeling of what’s next? While this feeling may seem benign, these are the same people who will wake up one day and wonder where their lives have gone.
In his new book,Your Next Big Thing: 10 Small Steps to Get Moving and Get Happy, Dr. Ben Michaelis shares the life-changing wisdom that will inspire readers to start moving with purpose again. Dr. Michaelis has been featured on the Huffington Post, Psychology Today, Entertainment Weekly, the Martha Stewart Living Radio Network, Daytime, Today.com and in The New York Times.
Call 347.327.9995 on Tuesday February 5th from 10-11 A.M. U.S. to learn the 10-step plan on how to move forward without fear and achieve joy, passion and the enriched life you never thought possible.
January 29th 2013
From My Mama’s Kitchen Presents… To Your Greater Health in 2013 with Dr. Jeff Brown of Harvard Medical School
In today’s economy, taking care of yourself can be a big expense. Most people know good health and quality of life should always be front and center, but outrageous healthcare costs have made it even more of a priority. The good news is that research is revealing more each day about how we can take control of our health by using our minds.
Harvard Medical School’s Dr. Jeff Brown in his new book: Chicken Soup for the Soul: Think Positive for Great Health, provides readers with inspiration and a clear path to think their way to better health using stories from his clinical practice.
Call 347.327.9995 on Tuesday January 29th from 10-11 A.M. U.S. to hear these inspirational stories and learn Dr. Jeff Brown’s seven common sense approach to greater health in 2013.
January 22nd 2013
From My Mama’s Kitchen Presents… A cross-cultural tale about a Somalian princess with Marisa Labozzetta
What happens when a princess from Somalia comes to America? This is the basis for novelist Marisa Labozzetta’s powerful new book, Sometimes It Snows in America, a novel loosely based on a true account.
Born into Somali royalty on her father’s side and Saudi Arabian wealth on her mother’s, Fatma is given away in infancy to her childless auntie in Kenya. At the age of 12, she is forced into a marriage with a westerner.
Call 347.327.9995 on Tuesday January 22nd from 10-11 A.M. U.S. to learn about the prejudice of Fatma’s birth mother and the demands of the Muslim culture which lead to a number of painful promises that will dictate the course of Fatma’s life in both Africa and America.
January 15th 2013
From My Mama’s Kitchen Presents… The Facebook Diet “Overcoming Your Addiction…” with Gemini Adams
There are now 1 billion people on Facebook. That’s 1 in every 7 people on the planet. And 34% of all users check their account before brushing their teeth or hair in the mornings!
Everyone can confess to an addictive Facebook habit, whether it’s stalking an ex, faking bathroom breaks to read news, checking-in wherever they go, or art-directing photo’s for the perfect profile pic. Many are frustrated by the behaviors of their Facebook junkie friends, partners, colleagues or family members. Yet telling others to break the habit—or at least tame it—isn’t easy.
The Facebook Diet: 50 Funny Signs of Facebook Addiction and Ways to Unplug with a Tech-Detox by award-winning author, Gemini Adams, may be the solution.
A humorous gift book that takes a tongue-in-cheek look at our love of social media through a series of 50 hilarious cartoons that complete the question “You Know You’re a Facebook Addict When…?” by identifying the more idiotic, embarrassing and cringe-worthy behaviors of our social networking excess.
Call 347.327.9995 on Tuesday January 15th from 10-11 A.M. U.S. CT to listen to Gemini Adams, and get inspired to examine the health of your high-tech habits and possibly consider taking the Facebook Diet by following the funny tech-detox tips to unplug once in a while.
January 8th 2013
From My Mama’s Kitchen Presents… New Year, New You – Embracing Your Authentic Self with Marie Georgopulos
- Is your New Year resolution to let go of your self-sabotaging beliefs and behaviors?
- Are you interested in un-cluttering your life and embrace your truest self?
- Do you want to have a blueprint for success and prosperity?
Join me and Marie Georgopulos, a life transformational expert, to learn the 8 Steps to Embracing Your Authentic Self. As an added bonus, Marie will be making a Special Offer to all listeners to launch the new year!
Call 347.327.9995 on Tuesday January 8th from 10-11 A.M. U.S. CT to listen to Marie Georgopulos, as she discuss our Core Essence and walk us through a process of creating a permanent paradigm shift to achieving our highest potential in 2013.