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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
📰 Back to School!
“Education Secretary Miguel Cardona wants ‘back to school’ to mean just that. But are parents and teachers on board?”
Listen to On Point | Inside The Push To Get Students Back To School (48 min)
👸🏻 You are not a psychopath!
“We heard about a test that could determine if someone was a psychopath. So, naturally, our staff decided to take it.”
Listen to This American Life | The Psychopath Test (62 min)
💡 “4 tips on how to stay safe and cool in extreme heat.”
“Record-breaking temperatures resulting from climate change are a global problem. And while our bodies have ways to dissipate heat, sometimes they just can’t keep up with extreme temperatures.”
Listen to Life Kit | 4 Tips to Beat Extreme Heat (14 min)
🤰🏻 ” What’s a parent to do?”
“All kids lose stuff sometimes. Some kids lose stuff all the time. Sometimes it’s ADHD or general inattention. Sometimes it’s just a slower development of executive function. No matter what, it’s frustrating (and expensive).”
Listen to What Fresh Hell: Laughing in the Face of Motherhood | Ask Amy- My Kid Loses Everything! (7 min)
😎 “The super-handsome, ultra-talented, and mildly-funny Ryan Reynolds”
💣 “We go deep with the double-R, from stocking shelves label-out, to vulnerability as a performer and business owner… while touching on his “humanitarian efforts” diving for Melo Melo pearls that he bedazzles his new line of toe-loop sandals with. It’s another naughty shipwreck on the S.S. SmartLess.”
Listen to Smartless | Ryan Reynolds (78 min)
🧗 “You can make big purchases without feeling panicked or guilty. “
“Alexandra and her boyfriend want to buy a house, but they’re looking in one of the hottest housing markets in the U.S. So when they got outbid for their dream home, Alexandra was secretly relieved. Spending money, even if it’s something she can afford, is absolutely terrifying to her. “
Listen to How To! | How To Make Big Purchases Without Panicking (34 min)
👨👩👧👦 Sibling Trivia!
“Family Road Trip Trivia is back, and this episode sibling duo Logan and Lilah are going head to head in three rounds of super fun trivia! “
Listen to Family Road Trip Trivia Podcast | Back to School Trivia Time (12 min)
⏭ NEW SERIES ALERT! Extraordinary acts of bravery and an epic journey!
“In the summer of 2008, mountaineers from eight different countries gather at the foot of the world’s second tallest mountain, K2. All of them have a single goal: reach the summit. But to do that they will need to undertake one most difficult, and dangerous, climbs on earth. Through a series of unpredictable events, it will become one of the worst climbing disasters in modern times.
Join us in listening to Against The Odds | K2: The Savage Mountain | Summit Fever | 1 (43 min)