Tope Folarin joins Kojo to talk about his debut novel, which follows a Nigerian American from boyhood to his young adult years as he navigates family, faith and identity. Plus, Folarin's path as a writer and D.C.'s literary scene.
Guest Host: Jonathan Capehart
Some kids go through phases when they’ll only eat white foods, turn their nose up at everything green or only eat a few favorites. Others will happily and adventurously devour anything you put in front of them. A new study has found that, for some kids, picky eating is about more than the food. We consider the variety of factors that influence kids’ diets and explore tactics to cope with picky eaters.
- Cathal Armstrong Owner and Chef, Restaurant Eve (Alexandria, VA); Author, "My Irish Table: Recipes From the Homeland and Restaurant Eve" Founder, Chefs as Parents
- Nimali Fernando, MD, MPH Pediatrician; Founder, Doctor Yum Project; Co-author, 'Raising a Healthy, Happy Eater: A Stage-by-Stage Guide to Setting Your Child on the Path to Adventurous Eating'
- Nancy Zucker Director, Duke Center for Eating Disorders; associate professor of psychiatry and behavioral science, Duke University School of Medicine
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