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*NEW for 2011* Beginning January 17, 2011, the Ask MomRN Show is now part of The FlyLady Network! Please visit to listen to the show & chat with us in the chat room. All episodes prior to January 17, 2011 are still available on this page for listening on demand and/or download as a podcast. Thanks for your support!Whether you are a brand new parent or have teenagers leaving the nest in a few short years, MomRN has advice, support, and encouragement to help you on your journey through parenthood. Her expertise has helped thousands of parents as they strive to be the best parents they can be. Join MomRN and her expert guests each week for practical advice for raising a happy, healthy family.


  • Ask MomRN Show: New Year's Resolutions for Happy, Healthy 2015

    19/01/2015 Duration: 31min

    Happy New Year! Today, we have resolutions and health tips from Dr. Roshini Raj and other experts to help you have a happy, healthy 2015!  

  • ESPN's Jesse Palmer, Dr. Michelle May, and Chef Chad Sarno

    10/01/2011 Duration: 59min

    ESPN Sports Analyst, former NFL Quarterback and Bachelor reality tv show star, Jesse Palmer, has a fun new "Bowl Game" that helps out a good cause, plus he'll share his predictions for the BCS Championship game and the Super Bowl. Dr. Michelle May, author of Am I Hungry? What to Do When Diets Don't Work, tells us how to keep our New Year's resolutions to lose weight and get healthy WITHOUT dieting. Then Chef Chad Sarno, world famous for his vegan and raw food creations, whose celebrity clients include actor Woody Harrelson, among others, has tips for incorporating more plant-based foods into our diets and tells us about his unique Health Starts Here program.

  • Christmas Special with Alan Thicke: Last Minute Holiday Gift Ideas, Travel Tips, Giveaways & More

    20/12/2010 Duration: 02h02min

    It's Ask MomRN Show's Christmas Special! We have a great line-up of guests ready to help you finish up your Christmas shopping, stay healthy, travel with less hassle, and make your holidays less stressful and more fun! Actor and author Alan Thicke shares his last minute Christmas gift ideas. Biggest Loser Chef Cheryl Forberg and celebrity fitness trainer, Ramona Braganza have nutrition and fitness tips to help you stay fit and not gain too much weight during the holidays. Former CNN reporter, Stephanie Oswald has holiday travel tips. Toy expert, Shannon Eis shares the hottest toys and her how-to for getting a bargain on your holiday shopping. Get even more shopping tips from Real Housewives of NYC's Kelly Bensimon. We also have Christmas gift giveaways for some lucky listeners! Please join us for this special show! Call in when the phone lines open for a chance to win! 347-945-7957

  • Larry Abel Holiday Party Ideas & Staying Healthy through the Holidays

    13/12/2010 Duration: 01h01min

    Celebrity event designer, Larry Abel, who has planned events for Oprah, Beyonce, and many more, will share his tips for hosting a fabulous holiday party! Ellen Schutt, the Chief Mom Officer for Xigo Health, shares her tips for keeping your family healthy this holiday season. Plus, MomRN has tips for holiday gifts that give back and ideas for helping others this holiday season.

  • Baby Names and Habitat for Humanity

    06/12/2010 Duration: 30min

    BabyCenter Editor, Linda Murray, shares the results of the Baby Names Survey revealing the hottest names of 2010 and predictions for the top names of 2011. Habitat for Humanity housing experts join us to share their new initiative to help low-income families who have been affected by the housing crisis.

  • Janna "The Chic Geek" Robinson and Monika Marcel

    29/11/2010 Duration: 01h01min

    Last year, Cyber Monday set a record as the busiest internet shopping day in history. Consumers went online to spend almost $900 million, and this year is projected to be another record setting year. That's why Janna "The Chic Geek" Robinson believes consumers need to know what they're doing and to think before they click. Janna joins us this Cyber Monday to share some timely suggestions on how to get the most from your online shopping, and she'll have a few of her own suggestions for great Cyber deals. Monika Marcel, author, of Free to Be Me!: The Secret of FLYing (Good Habits), tells us all about her new book that teaches kids how to develop good habits for taking care of themselves and their belongings. We'll be giving away 3 copies of the book, just in time for the holidays!

  • Phil Vischer and Top Chef Celebrity Kevin Gillespie

    22/11/2010 Duration: 01h00s

    Phil Vischer, creator of the 60-million-selling DVD VeggieTales, tells MomRN all about his brand new best-selling series, WHAT’S IN THE BIBLE?, the perfect stocking stuffer for parents or grandparents to give this Christmas. Funny, engaging, entertaining, educational, WHAT’S IN THE BIBLE? introduces young viewers to a host of comic characters who employ humor, song . . . even stick puppets to clearly and accurately communicate the truths of the Bible. There aren't many Celebrity Chefs who list nuclear physics, survival training, tattoos, motorcycles and pitching horseshoes among their favorite interests. But then, Kevin Gillespie is no ordinary Chef. Since the Atlanta native was voted a "fan favorite" on the Emmy-winning show TOP CHEF, the entire world has come to know his Southern charm and ingenious recipes. Now Chef Gillespie is combining his own recipes and a new infrared grilling technology to create the perfect Thanksgiving turkey.

  • Lee Woodruff's Holiday Survival Tips

    15/11/2010 Duration: 01h02min

    Best-selling author (In An Instant, with husband Bob Woodruff, and Imperfectly Perfect), travel trend expert, and family contributor for Good Morning America, Lee Woodruff shares her tips for surviving the holidays with less stress and more fun. The mother of four has a box of tricks to help parents navigate the cooking and the shopping and the entertaining and the kids and the visiting relatives. She’s also got some good info on how to save on travel. Author Jane Wilson, discusses her experiences with breast cancer which led her to write A Jar for My Tears: A Journal of Prayer and Healing for Women with Breast Cancer, a journal full of hope and encouragement for breast cancer patients. A new test is available for the screening of colorectal cancer that could detect the cancer earlier and save thousands of lives.

  • Christopher Knight

    08/11/2010 Duration: 30min

    Actor Christopher Knight is best known for playing Peter Brady on The Brady Bunch, and has been featured more recently on The Surreal Life, and My Fair Brady, but he is also a technological guru who has some fabulous and fun holiday gift ideas! Next: You eat right, exercise and try to avoid stress to maintain a healthy lifestyle. But what about the day-to-day stressors that can build up over time and take a toll on your overall health and well being? Like driving. We may TRY to shrug off the stress from our daily drives but new research by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology reveals those road-raging confrontations and sometimes the most simple driving tasks can take a brutal… and lasting… toll. Even parallel parking can wring you out. And MIT scientists have discovered traffic related stress can last long after drivers park and get home with their families! Joe Coughlin from MIT and Andy Sarkisian, from Ford are looking at the damage all that cringing and teeth grinding do and will offer some soluti

  • Kirk Cameron

    01/11/2010 Duration: 01h00s

    The Growing Pains star (and hubby of actress Chelsea Noble) tells us why he’s so passionate about helping couples “fireproof” their marriages. Plus: Ask Mom RN’s Tamara Walker talks with Dr. Gary Chapman about his new book, Things I Wish I'd Known Before We Got Married.

  • Tips for Parents of Picky Eaters & Medicine Cabinet Safety

    25/10/2010 Duration: 01h01min

    No Whine with Dinner turns mealtime whines into “wows” with nutritious and delicious recipes kids and parents will love. Written by Liz Weiss and Janice Newell Bissex — the dietitians behind the popular cooking blog, Meal Makeover Moms’ Kitchen — the book features 150 easy-to-make, family-friendly recipes as well as 50 moms’ secrets for getting picky eaters to try new foods. Then Suzy Cohen, America's most trusted pharmacist, talks about what to have in your medicine cabinet and how to clean it out and dispose of expired and unused medicines properly and safely.

  • Water Safety & The Momma Guide & Beads of Courage

    18/10/2010 Duration: 01h01min

    Rebecca Wear Robinson shares the launch of ‘Jabari’, a new approach to water safety for children. Find out how to protect your kids from drowning and near-drowning accidents. Then, author Traci Davis, tells us all about her book, The Momma Guide, a "Desk Reference for Moms" that covers most of the pressing questions parents have about raising kids. We'll also speak with Dr. Howard Katzenstein and Laura Stewart about a unique program to help kids with cancer called "Beads of Courage" and how you can help support kids who are fighting cancer. Please join us and call in with your questions at 1-347-945-7957!

  • Best of Ask MomRN Show: Dr. Michele Borba's Big Book of Parenting Solutions

    11/10/2010 Duration: 36min

    Dr. Michele Borba, child media expert and author of 23 parenting books, shares tips from her latest book, The Big Book of Parenting Solutions:101 Answers to Your Everyday Challenges and Wildest Worries. (This is a replay of one of our most popular episodes. Phone lines are closed and contests mentioned at the end of the show are no longer active. Join us next week for an all-new episode. Thanks for listening!)

  • Carter Oosterhouse, Chef Sam Talbot, & Birthday Party Giveaway

    04/10/2010 Duration: 45min

    HGTV host Carter Oosterhouse is known for his easygoing attitude, effortless charm and eye for tackling challenging carpentry projects. But this handyman and part-time international model shows his passion when talking about building more energy efficient homes. That's why Oosterhouse has teamed up with Lowe's to encourage you to take advantage of new technologies to save on your energy bills. He has some amazing ideas for energy savings and wants to share them with you! Then, Chef Sam Talbot, a finalist in season two and later a guest judge on Bravo's Top Chef, shares how having Type 1 diabetes influences his cooking style and offers some healthy ways to satisfy a sweet tooth with his creative recipes. Finally, MomRN celebrates her birthday by giving away some fun presents to a few lucky listeners! Tune in, call in, and you might win! Call 1-347-945-7957 when we open the phone lines and share your favorite birthday party ideas for a chance to win!

  • Modern Family's Rico Rodriguez, Brain Training, & Cervical Cancer Awareness

    27/09/2010 Duration: 01h00s

    Wondering what toys your kids will want this holiday season? Rico Rodriguez, who stars as Manny on the Emmy-winning hit show, Modern Family, has been doing some undercover investigating at all the top toy companies as Kmart's Fun Ambassador. Rico has completed his investigation and will give us the scoop on the Fab 15 toys for the holiday season. You can also catch all of Rico's video reports on! Ever wonder why kids seem to lose so much of what they've learned over summer vacation? Want to know how to help them train their brains to catch up quickly now that school has started? Dr. Martha Burns takes a fascinating look into the science of learning and how to get kids motivated to learn. Then, singer/musician Christine Baze, shares the mission and purpose of The Yellow Umbrella organization and her experience of surviving cervical cancer and why women need to be aware of the risks and symptoms and need to take action to protect themselves from this disease.

  • Safety Mom, NCMEC's Ernie Allen, and Like Dandelion Dust movie

    20/09/2010 Duration: 01h00s

    President of the Home Safety Council, Meri-K Appy, and the renowned Safety Mom, Alison Rhodes, joins MomRN to discuss home safety. The nonprofit Home Safety Council and Lowe's believe the best way to improve your home is to make it safer. Then, Kevin Downes, producer of the upcoming movie, Like Dandelion Dust, based on the best-selling book by Karen Kingsbury, discusses the movie and his own experience of adopting a son from Haiti. Next, Ernie Allen, CEO of the National Center for Missing and Exploited Children, and Chef Lou Bivona share what the center is doing now to protect children and about a new company, Tavern Direct, whose mission is to help support the NCMEC. Please join us for this important show!

  • NBA Great Grant Hill

    13/09/2010 Duration: 01h01min

    Dateline NBC reporter, Kate Snow, shares her special report, which airs tonight on Dateline, on whether kids are heeding the safety lessons they've been taught. Then, 7-time NBA All-Star Grant Hill knows first-hand the dangers of MRSA (Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus). In 2003, he developed a MRSA infection on his ankle and experienced a high-grade fever and convulsions from the potentially fatal and antibiotic resistant Staph infection. With the prevalence of MRSA increasing in youth athletics, Grant will talk about the prevention steps necessary to keep kids safe. Then, Dr. Ken Montgomery, team physician for the NY Jets and orthopedic surgeon, talks about the increase in knee injuries in teenage and young women athletes, esp. torn ACLs, new medical breakthroughs for treating knee injuries, and how to help young athletes prevent common sports injuries.

  • Single Motherhood, Bullying, & Acceptance

    30/08/2010 Duration: 01h01min

    Stacey MacGlashan is a licensed clinical social worker and author of the book, Just You and Me, Kid, a memoir about her journey of single motherhood by choice. Stacey discusses how becoming a single mom changed her life and provides hope and encouragement to other women who have chosen single motherhood. Winona Rasheed is the author of Broken Voices, an encouraging story that takes you inside a different world, the world of the handicapped and people with broken voices and impaired hearing. Winona joins us to discuss bullying and accepting those with disabilities. We'll also be giving away an adorable toy from, a tiered special occasion cake that can be used for pretend tea parties, birthday parties, and play weddings. Your kids will love it! Call in to win! 1-347-945-7957

  • Lice Prevention & Sixty Second Parent: The Triumphant Child

    23/08/2010 Duration: 01h00s

    It's back to school time & unfortunately, that means kids are more likely to get lice. Dr. Lawrence Rosen, an internationally recognized expert in Pediatric Integrative Medicine and contributing author/editor for several books, tells us how to prevent lice & how to treat lice properly. We'll be giving away 2 sets of Zippity Doo's hair care products that actually help prevent lice by repelling them without pesticides or harsh chemicals. Then Dr. Olson Huff, one of America's most respected pediatricians, joins us to discuss his book, Sixty Second Parent: The Triumphant Child: A practical guide to raising two, three and four year olds, to help you as parents raise triumphant and resilient children. Call in to speak with our guests, ask questions, and for your chance to win our giveaways: 1-347-945-7957

  • Dr. Ian Smith, Dr. William Sears & Back to School Special

    16/08/2010 Duration: 01h30min

    Celebrity Fit Club doctor and author, Dr. Ian Smith and Neil Mulholland, President-CEO of the non-profit US National Park Foundation, talk about staying fit and active as a family in America's parks. Then, it's that time of the year again! School will soon be in session and our panel of experts, including renowned pediatrician Dr. William Sears, have the tips you need to help your kids have a successful school year! Whether your kids attend public or private school, or are homeschooled, tune in for our tips and call in to share your own or to ask questions. 1-347-945-7957

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