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📰 Newsletter Topic 👸🏻 Society & Culture 💡 Ideas: Big and Small 🤰🏻 Motherhood 😎 Relax & Escape 🧗 Growth 👨👩👧👧 For the Family ⏭ Series
💣= explicit language 🌭 = frank content ⚠️ = sensitive topic
📰 Kids want to help?!
“Raising kids who pitch in around your home doesn’t require bribes or a chore chart. Kids want to help – and parents can nurture that desire by including them in age-appropriate ways.”
Listen to LifeKit Parenting | Raising Kids Who Help With Chores (21 min)
👸🏻 Who is Olivia Rodrigo?
“When this year began, Olivia Rodrigo hadn’t even released a single as a recording artist. But by mid-January, she was setting streaming records and sitting atop the Billboard Hot 100.”
Listen to Pop Culture Happy Hour | Olivia Rodrigo (17 min)
💡 “Forgetting is totally normal”
“Have you ever misplaced something you were just holding? Completely blanked on a famous actor’s name? Walked into a room and immediately forgot why? Neuroscientist Lisa Genova digs into two types of memory failures we regularly experience — and reassures us that forgetting is totally normal.”
Listen to TED | How your memory works and why forgetting is totally OK (23 min)
🤰🏻 It’s a meltdown miracle!
“If your child is having a meltdown or throwing a tantrum in the supermarket, you’ll do almost anything to make them stop—including turning into MeanParent™. But there’s another way!”
Listen to Blinkist | Tina Payne Bryson: What Your Kid Needs Most is You (39 min)
😎 Could you live in six cubic feet?
💣”At San Quentin State Prison, the typical cell measures approximately 4’ x 9’ and contains a bunk bed, toilet, sink, two men, and their six cubic feet of belongings. In our first episode of Ear Hustle, hear stories of negotiating this space and the relationships that come with living in such close quarters.”
Listen to Ear Hustle | Cellies (24 min)
🧗 The 5 Senses of Summer
“We talk about how you might explore the five senses of summer, suggest a simple hack that makes it easier to focus, and review listeners’ suggestions about how to ward off growing Obliger-rebellion.”
👨👩👧👦 The Mystery of the Tooth Freeze
“Guy Raz is eating some of his famous Guy’s Cream, but he gets a chilly surprise that leads him to the dentist! It’s the who, what, when, where, how and WOW of the TRPC5 Protein!”
Listen to Wow in the World | Tooth Ache Tooth Cake (24 min)
⏭ “One brave and unlikely whistleblower”
“With Theranos technology now being used by real customers, many employees are at a breaking point. They are horrified by what they believe to be widespread deception and dangerous practices, but Theranos has implemented increasingly extreme measures to stop them from speaking out.”
Listen to Dropout | The Whistleblower | Episode 4 (42 min)