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Ground Control Parenting with Carol Sutton Lewis
39 minutes | 3 days ago
Superhero Parenting: Clay Armbrister and Denise McGregor Armbrister
Johnson C. Smith University President Clarence “Clay” Armbrister and his wife, former banking executive Denise McGregor Armbrister, share their triumphs and challenges raising a family of five which includes children with special needs and two adopted siblings. Hear the inspirational story of how this family came together with determination and love. This is superhero parenting at its best.
39 minutes | 10 days ago
Mothers and Daughters: Lynn Whitfield
Emmy award-winning actress Lynn Whitfield reflects on the wonderful, nurturing, complex bonds between mothers and daughters, the revelations of quarantine, and much more.
42 minutes | 17 days ago
Black Mom Wisdom: Pauletta Washington and LaTanya Richardson Jackson
In a conversation rich with wise advice and a lot of laughter, good friends and fellow actors LaTanya Richardson Jackson and Pauletta Washington share how they managed to raise their children away from the glare of the Hollywood spotlight that shines so brightly on their husbands Samuel L. Jackson and Denzel Washington. Hear these long-time friends explain how their Southern roots, self-awareness and good common sense informed their parenting, and much more.
47 minutes | 24 days ago
Online Learning: Sal Khan
We’re back with Season 2! Sal Khan, founder of online education powerhouse Khan Academy, tells us how parents can help their children learn during this pandemic. Khan’s tips for learning success are not to be missed!
12 minutes | a month ago
Bonus Mini Episode with Dr. Victor Carrion: Coping with Election Anxiety
Checking in with Stanford University psychiatrist Dr. Victor Carrion for advice about how to deal with the stress so many parents and children are feeling about next week's election.
9 minutes | 3 months ago
The GCP Season One Rewind!
Host Carol Sutton Lewis gives a recap of the inaugural season's themes and highlights. Stay tuned for more great parenting conversations in Season 2, coming very soon!!
41 minutes | 3 months ago
LisaGay Hamilton: Raising a Transgender Child –– A Family’s Journey
Award winning actor and filmmaker LisaGay Hamilton shares her thoughts and advice about parenting with a focus on raising her transgender daughter.
38 minutes | 3 months ago
Susan Fales-Hill: Telling Our Children Our Stories
Award winning television show runner, author and arts advocate Susan Fales-Hill talks about culture, race, the importance of sharing family histories with our children, and much more.
37 minutes | 4 months ago
Dr. Victor Carrion: Coping with Back-to-School 2020
Dr. Victor Carrion, Professor of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Stanford University and Director of its Early Life Stress and Resilience Program, offers advice and resources to help parents manage their concerns and expectations as children return to school in the time of COVID-19.
36 minutes | 4 months ago
Michelle Miller and Marc Morial: Raising Independent Children
Power couple Michelle Miller, CBS News National Correspondent, and Marc Morial, President of the National Urban League, share the impact of growing up in politically active families, how to help children establish independence, and much more.
41 minutes | 4 months ago
Dr. Mary Schmidt Campbell: Giving Children Space to Grow
Dr. Mary Schmidt Campbell, President of Spelman College, shares how she encouraged her sons to pursue their unique paths, the importance of “parental pivoting”, some common sense rules of social media engagement, and much more.
37 minutes | 4 months ago
Depelsha McGruder: Protecting Our Boys
Depelsha McGruder, Ford Foundation Chief Operating Officer and Founder of Moms of Black Boys United, Inc., shares how she leads a powerful community of moms working to improve how Black boys and men are perceived and treated by the police and society. Hear how one of her sons inspired her to create this movement, why she is tired of “The Talk”, and much more.
36 minutes | 5 months ago
Suzanne Kay: Helping Children Know Who They Are
Writer and award-winning filmmaker Suzanne Kay, daughter of celebrated actress Diahann Carroll, shares her journey to racial awareness and reveals how it helped her parent her biracial children.
38 minutes | 5 months ago
Anne Williams-Isom: It Takes a Village–Here's How to Build One
Anne Williams-Isom has been passionate about keeping children safe, cared for and well-educated throughout her career. In this podcast, recorded shortly before her recent transition from the role of CEO of the Harlem Children’s Zone, Anne talks about how to build a community of support around parents and much more.
38 minutes | 5 months ago
Deborah Roberts: Giving Children Freedom to Soar
Award winning ABC News Correspondent Deborah Roberts talks about raising children in today’s world, shedding the weight of parenting expectations, and much more.
41 minutes | 5 months ago
Crystal McCrary McGuire: Helping Children Pursue Their Passions
Filmmaker Crystal McCrary McGuire is the mom of 3, including Cole Anthony, a 2020 NBA top draft prospect. Crystal shares how she supports her children’s pursuit of their passions, how to create a happily blended family, and much more.
43 minutes | 6 months ago
Tonya Lewis Lee: Raising Confident Children
Producer, author, wellness expert, maternal activist and mom Tonya Lewis Lee joins Carol for the premiere episode of this podcast focusing on parenting Black children. Tonya shares stories about how she was parented and how this impacted her parenting philosophies, her thoughts and advice on raising confident children, and much more. Don't miss her answers to the "GCP Bonus Round" at the end of the chat!
3 minutes | 6 months ago
Welcome to Ground Control Parenting with Carol Sutton Lewis!
Every week host Carol Sutton Lewis brings you stories, tips and advice from fascinating folks about raising smart and confident Black children. Join us!!
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