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Parenting Great Kids Podcast - Episode 21

Talking to Your Kids About Race & Diversity

with guest Benjamin Watson

Hosted by Dr. Meg Meeker | January 30, 2017 | 41 minutes

Raising kids that have a healthy view of race and diversity is important; here is how to ensure that your child is accepting of diversity by teaching it at home.

Today's Guest(s)

Benjamin Watson is a former football tight end playing for some of the most competitve NFL teams in America. Off the field, Benjamin stays busy with his foundation One More (www.watsononemore.org), his growing family, and the NFL Players Association, where he serves on the Executive Committee.

https://thewatsonseven.com/

EPISODE NOTES

Raising kids that have a healthy view of race and diversity can be difficult, and ensuring that they are accepting of diversity starts at home. Dr. Meg gives her “Points to Ponder” around the topic of talking to your kids about race and diversity. To dive deeper into this area, Dr. Meg talks with her friend, Benjamin Watson, tight end for the Baltimore Ravens, and Benjamin talks about his efforts to make change in the next generation in the home and outside the home. Do you have a question for Dr. Meg? If so, email them to askmeg@megmeekermd.com and she could answer your question in the next episode!

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1:27 – WELCOME

Dr. Meg introduces the topic of talking to your kids about race and diversity and her conversation with NFL tight end, Benjamin Watson. She also sets up her “Points to Ponder” segment.

2:48 – PARENTING RESOURCES

Dr. Meg wants you to make this the best parenting year you’ve ever had by making little changes in your parenting. “Give them a Faith in God” is a multimedia course designed to help you give your children a spiritual foundation. Go to megmeekermd.com and click on “Parenting Resources”

4:36 – POINTS TO PONDER

Dr. Meg gives you three points to consider as you learn how to talk to your kids about race and diversity.

9:25 – A CONVERSATION WITH BENJAMIN WATSON (PART 1)

Dr. Meg talks with NFL tight end, Benjamin Watson, about how he’s raising his kids with a healthy view of race and diversity.

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25:06 – A CONVERSATION WITH BENJAMIN WATSON (PART 2)

Dr. Meg talks with NFL tight end, Benjamin Watson, about how he’s raising his kids with a healthy view of race and diversity.

39:16 – PARENT PEP RALLY

40:42 – FROM THE PRODUCER

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