Anderson opened today's program explaining that the topic for the show came from a Time Magazine cover story a few weeks ago. His fist guest was Jessica Katz who admitted to having a favorite child and they were joined by Jeffrey Kluger, Senior Editor of Time Magazine ~
Also on today's program was a mother of six who admitted to having a favorite child, a mother of two angered by mom's playing favorites, Vanessa & Angela Simmons from MTV's "Run House" who talked about sibling rivalry, and Dr. Catherine Salmon a psychologist & sibling expert. There were audience questions and a family in the audience that shared their experience and the impact it has on them to this day, along with a lot of discussion on the topic. In the last segment Dr. Salmon offered a quiz of 5 questions to ask yourself to determine if you play favorites and 3 take-aways for parents. Anderson said he went into the program thinking he was his parent's favorite child, but after the show he wasn't so sure...
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