"The Early Show" launches "Eye on Parenting" series


CBS News’ The Early Show and CBSNews.com will launch the new multiplatform parenting series on Wednesday, 8/18 (7:00-9:00 AM, ET/PT).  A weekly webcast will debut the same day on http://cbsnews.com/eyeonparenting.  Sponsored by Microsoft, the on-air and online series will cover all aspects of parenting, serving as an invaluable resource that offers advice and information from infancy through toddlerhood to the adolescent years and beyond.  The website will also serve as a place where parents can gather and share info. 

The weekly webcast will be available every Wednesday immediately following The Early Show at 9:00 AM, ET.  Episodes will feature CBS News personalities as well as CNET personalities/moms Molly Wood and Natali Del Conte.  The online audience can submit questions for the panel prior to the webcast or by email to [email protected].

Regular series contributors will include The Early Show anchors/moms Maggie Rodriguez, Erica Hill and anchor/dad Harry Smith as well as correspondents/moms Dr. Jen Hartstein, Dr. Debbye Turner Bell, Dr. Jennifer Ashton, Susan Koeppen and others. They’ll discuss the unique challenges facing parents today.  The first segment will focus on when to be a parent and when to be a friend to your child.