Press Highlights

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November 24, 2022 - After decades of estrangement, my brother and I did an interview about our reconciliation with a North Carolina pubic radio station. Other public radio stations around the country are running the story during the holidays.

https://www.wunc.org/tags/fern-schumer-chapman

May 9, 2022 - featured in Elie Tesher's column in the Toronto Star

https://www.thestar.com/life/relationships/advice/2022/05/09/heres-what-an-author-learned-about-undoing-years-of-sibling-estrangement-ask-ellie.html

April 2022 - Seattle's Child - FSC feature on how reading helps children develop empathy.

https://www.seattleschild.com/no-bikes-on-green-lake-inner-loop/

Friday, April 8 - WLFA-TV, BLOOM, Tampa, FL

https://www.wfla.com/video/rebuilding-a-sibling-relationship/7589462/

Friday, April 8 - today.com feature on Brothers, Sisters, Strangers

https://www.today.com/health/sibling-estrangement-can-have-devastating-impact-how-reconnect-t214020?utm_source=headtopics&utm_medium=news&utm_campaign=2022-04-08

Tuesday, April 5, 2022 - Brothers, Sisters, Strangers podcast interviews FSC to celebrate one-year anniversary of her book.

Friday, April 1, 2022 -The Editorial Board features a review FSC wrote 35 years ago.

She reviewed it 35 years ago but didn’t realize it was foundational to white nationalists. Here’s how she understands the book now

March 4, 2022 - Pittsburgh Parent -https://www.pittsburghparent.com/how-reading-helps-young-children-understand-big-emotions/

Friday, Feb.18, 2022 - First radio interview with my formerly estranged brother on a North Carolina public radio station.

https://www.wunc.org/show/embodied-radio-show/2022-02-18/estrangement-family-personal-stories-sibling-parent-child

December 16, 2021 - WUSA9-TV, Washington, DC feature on "Good Day."

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eGv-KRziTeE

December 14, 2021 - WDUN- radio, Gainesville, Georgia

https://accesswdun.com/article/2021/12/1063337/listen-fern-shumer-chapman-offers-tips-for-reconnecting-with-estranged-family-members

December 9, 2021 - The Deseret News, Salt Lake City, Utah

https://www.deseret.com/2021/12/8/22810747/broken-families-reunited-family-reconciliation-rules-of-estrangement-brothers-sisters-strangers

November 30, 2021 - KELO Newstalk, Sioux Falls, South Dakota

https://omny.fm/shows/greg-belfrage-podcasts/fern-schumer-chapman

November 19, 2021 - Syndicated book reviewer's Holiday 2021 Gift Giving Guide includes Brothers, Sisters, Strangers

https://www.sgn.org/story.php?ch=arts__entertainment&sc=books&id=310712&fbclid=IwAR1dDyQ2XtmgrxtAazvqcGz5wfZP03t0hokfWhJmfbxSbyj9B-8JKoHnnlk

November 18, 2021 - Louisville Courier-Journal / Yahoo.com

https://news.yahoo.com/unruly-uncles-infuriating-laws-7-101004818.html

November 15, 2021 - WBBM Newsradio 780, Chicago, 

https://www.audacy.com/wbbm780/news/local/holidays-rules-and-limitations-a-must-for-family

November, 2021 - Boomer Magazine features Brothers, Sisters, Strangers

https://www.boomermagazine.com/sibling-estrangement-and-the-road-to-reconciliation/

October 31, 2021 -  Odessa American op-ed essay, "Censorship creeps into curriculum when it goes unchallenged"

https://www.oaoa.com/opinion/guest-views/guest-view-censorship-creeps-into-curriculum-when-it-goes-unchallenged/

Essay also ran in other newspapers around the country.

October 27, 2021 - KSHB 41- Kansas City

Story in response to USAToday article about Holocaust denial.

https://www.kshb.com/news/local-news/education-efforts-continue-at-union-stations-auschwitz-exhibit-and-beyond

October 26, 2021 - Elaine Houston podcast  https://wnyt.com/elainehoustonpodcast/

October 18, 2021 - USAToday op-ed piece, "Texas school official Holocaust remark invalidates pain of generations"

https://www.usatoday.com/story/opinion/voices/2021/10/18/texas-school-administrator-holocaust-invalidates-pain/8509046002/

Article picked up by yahoo.com

October 7, 2021 - OprahDaily - https://www.oprahdaily.com/life/relationships-love/a29609819/signs-of-toxic-family/?fbclid=IwAR279n1qPsWb7_mbuelie79M8WQLPfyptGV_1_1SwxdXQRDfRyHKqAyZIOs

Article picked up by Yahoo.com.

September 3, 2021 - Today in Nashville - News 4, Nashville 

https://www.wsmv.com/today_in_nashville/author-fern-schumer-on-her-book-brothers-sisters-strangers/video_4fb0698a-7f55-541a-a398-367126961479.html?block_id=665623

September, 2021 - The Eden Magazine

September, 2021 - San Diego Woman Magazine feature

https://online.flipbuilder.com/eirq/wzac/

August 29, 2021 - Sunday Morning Magazine with Rodney Lear

https://www.podcastone.com/episode/Fern-Schumer-Chapman_Seg-2--8-29-21

August 20, 2021 - book review, The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia

https://www.register-herald.com/news/life/book-review---brothers-sisters-strangers-sibling-estrangement-and-the-road-to-reconciliation/article_006b9bc4-e7e4-55da-af7a-ab80d48f456d.html

August 16, 2021 - Atlanta Journal-Constitution article

https://www.ajc.com/life/opinion-the-shame-of-sibling-estrangement/HDZC6IAOYNAFZNW6DZMGBFZQGE/

August 14,2021 - Ebella Magazine 

https://www.ebellamag.com/importance-of-relationships

August 12, 2021 - 9&10 News, northern Michigan TV station

https://www.9and10news.com/2021/07/29/new-book-examines-importance-of-sibling-relationships-throughout-life/

August 11, 2021 - WHO-TV, Des Moine, Iowa

https://who13.com/hello-iowa/advice-for-broken-family-relationships/

August 10, 2021 - Fox-19 NOW - Cincinnati, Ohio

https://www.fox19.com/video/2021/08/10/brothers-sisters-strangers-sibling-estrangement-road-reconciliation/

August 1, 2021 - Modern Professional article

https://modernprofessional.co/why-sibling-relationships-matter/

July 29, 2021 - Bloom - News Channel 8 WFLA-TV, Tampa, FL

https://www.wfla.com/bloom/mending-sibling-estrangement/

July 23, 2021 - KWQC - TV, Davenport, IA

https://www.kwqc.com/2021/07/20/brothers-sisters-strangers/

July 11, 2021 - Woman Around Town article -

https://www.womanaroundtown.com/sections/reading-around/brothers-sisters-strangers-sibling-estrangement-and-the-road-to-reconciliation/

July 6,2021 - KGMI News Talk, Bellingham, WA

https://kgmi.com/podcasts/fern-schumer-chapman-sibling-estrangement-and-the-road-to-reconciliation/

July 3, 2021 - Inspirational Women podcast https://www.listennotes.com/podcasts/inspirational-women/sibling-estrangement-affects-JofRSnDszjE/

June 14, 2021 - USA Today features "Brothers, Sisters, Strangers."

https://www.msn.com/en-us/lifestyle/relationships/why-your-relationship-with-your-brother-or-sister-is-more-important-than-you-think/ar-AALlQsk?li=BBnbcA0

June 10, 2021 - The Curiosity Hour podcast interviews FSC

https://soundcloud.com/thecuriosityhourpodcast/s10-e189-fern_schumer_chapman

June 7, 2021 - Therapy for Real Life podcast interviews FSC

https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/brothers-sisters-strangers-sibling-estrangement-road/id1450323695?i=1000524482277

May 4, 2021 - WGTD Radio, Kenosha WIsconsin. The Morning Show with Greg Berg

https://www.wgtd.org/playlist/morning-show/brothers-sisters-strangers-how-overcome-sibling-estrangement-author-fern

April 15, 2021 - Keen On Podcast

https://podcasts.apple.com/ec/podcast/fern-schumer-chapman-on-sibling-estrangement-road-to/id1448694012?i=1000517526150&l=en

April 7, 2021 - Today.com

https://www.today.com/health/sibling-estrangement-can-have-devastating-impact-how-reconnect-t214020

April 7, 2021 - Medium 

https://betterhumans.pub/committing-to-reconciliation-with-a-sibling-dac636422746

April 7, 2021 - The Fix

https://www.thefix.com/addiction-and-estrangement

April 3, 2021 - Brothers, Sisters Strangers podcast - Author interview, "The Book on Sibling Estrangement"

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YIUzzfnSUzc

January 1, 2021 - ClickonDetroit (Graham Media Group) How to Talk to Your Children About Stress 

 

Tuesday, December 1, 2020 - KITV 4 ABC Island News - Honolulu, Hawaii - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HenqXAHKu_s

Monday, November 30 - ABC-10, Sacramento, CA https://www.abc10.com/video/entertainment/television/programs/your-california-life/happy-harper-thursdays/103-0537d5b6-9b97-4b42-ac84-1c07dacabe20

Tuesday, November 24, 2020 - WHO13-TV, Des Moines, Iowa - https://who13.com/news/coronavirus/iowa-impacts/helping-kids-understand-a-socially-distant-holiday-season/

Tuesday, November 17, 2020 - WSAZ-TV - Huntington, West Virginia -https://www.wsaz.com/2020/11/17/childrens-book-explains-why-kids-cant-be-with-family-during-holidays/

Monday, November 16, 2020 Featured on The Grandlife podcast: https://thegrandlife.libsyn.com

Monday, November 16, 2020 - Motherhood Moment blog -https://motherhood-moment.blogspot.com/2020/11/parenting-pointers-helping-kids.html

Friday, November 13, 2020 -

Helping Kids Understand A Socially Distanced Holiday Season

Monday, May 11, 2020 - interview, 'The Morning Show" with Greg Berg on WGTD- radio, 91.1 FM, 8 am. https://anchor.fm/wgtdsmorningshow/episodes/The-Morning-Show---51120--Fern-Schumer-Chapman-Grandparents--COVID-19-edtfgo

Monday, May 11, 2020 - "Good Day Chicago" - WFLD-TV - 8:45 am, appearance to discuss Happy Harper Thursdays. https://www.fox32chicago.com/video/682929

May 1, 2020 - LakeBluffStrong.com - https://www.lakebluffstrong.com/post/creative-neighbors-collaborate-on-children-s-book-about-covid-19

February 24, 2020 - "Man in the Arena" interviews FSC https://youtu.be/Ba55ARyiwms

January 27, 2020 - Daily Herald covers author visit for All School Reads program https://www.dailyherald.com/submitted/20200124/author-visits-viking-middle-school

January 12, 2020 - Local papers report on upcoming event https://www.journal-topics.com/articles/author-holocaust-survivor-schedule-return-to-algonquin-middle-school/

January 27, 2019 - Daily Herald covers school visit at Hannah Beardsley Middle School in Crystal Lake, IL https://www.dailyherald.com/news/20190126/crystal-lake-eighth-graders-learn-history-firsthand-from-holocaust-survivor

January 15, 2019 - Northwest Herald covers upcoming speech for Woodstock Fine Arts Association at the Woodstock Opera House, Woodstock, IL

https://www.nwherald.com/2019/01/14/author-to-tell-mothers-holocaust-survival-story-in-woodstock/ab0613h/

June 14, 2018 - WGN- radio Rick Kogan's "After Hours" show

FSC segment begins at 44:00

After Hours with Rick Kogan: Musicians and more from the new Allstate Skyline Studios

June 14, 2018 - WGN- radio Rick Kogan's "After Hours" show

FSC segment begins at 44:00

After Hours with Rick Kogan: Musicians and more from the new Allstate Skyline Studios

WGTB Morning Show with Greg Berg:  http://www.wgtd.org/Morning_Show.asp

 

The Oprah Winfrey Network, Lost and Found,(2014)

http://www.fernschumerchapman.com/featured-on-own/

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