12/20: Kids and Cell Phones

By John Sparks When should a child be given his/her own cell phone?  Who is the phone really for — the parent or the child?  What rules and restrictions should be placed on the phone’s use? The Marist Poll’s John Sparks speaks with Marist Poll Contributor Carol Ann Riddell about the plusses and minuses of […]

7/7: Kids and Sports

By John Sparks Carol Anne Riddell is a veteran reporter who specializes in issues dealing with children.  She is also a mother.  And, when she talked with the Marist Poll’s John Sparks, they discussed sports and what it teaches our children.  Listen to the interview or read the transcript below. John Sparks Carol Anne, the […]