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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
📰 Wineries and kayaking and hiking oh my!
Have you been to West Michigan? You won’t regret visiting this side of Michigan if you need a quick getaway this August! And keep listening for all the insider details on Munising and Pictured Rocks in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula!
Listen to Travel Michigan | July 25, 2021 (39 min)
👸🏻 Are Millennials frittering their money away on avocado toast?
“According to new data from the Federal Reserve millennials are struggling. A closer examination of economic data, however, paints a different picture.”
Listen to The Indicator from Planet Money | Relax, Millennials! You’re Doing Great (10 min)
💡 “The stages of romantic relationships”
“In relationships there are a lot of not-so-pretty moments. You’ll hear how Chalene got through some difficult relationship chapters in her life and plenty of advice/tips that’ll help you thrive (at any stage) in your relationship.”
Listen to The Chalene Show | 8 Stages of a Forever Relationship (38 min)
🤰🏻 “The invisible load of motherhood”
“Too many assumptions are in play when it comes to parenting roles. Today’s clip features Eve Rodsky, who is working to change society by coming up with solutions to the problem that women shoulder two-thirds or more of the unpaid domestic work and childcare. Her invaluable insight can help rebalance our workloads, our relationships, and our parenting experience.”
Listen to PG-ish | How to create a system that fairly divides domestic labor, featuring Eve Rodsky (20 min) 💣
😎 Pepsi Number Fever
“A soda company’s botched promotional game leads to unrest in the Philippines.”
Listen to Swindled | The Sweepstakes (21 min)
🧗 “Focus isn’t the opposite of distraction…. traction is”
There’s one thing that all of Helena’s personal projects have in common: they remain unfinished. The family photo album is empty, as is her mom’s recipe book. And the lavender garden is still unplanted. Helena is not lazy. In fact, she’s a busy lawyer who has no problem finishing tasks at the office. But she’s also a busy mother raising a family, and free time is hard to come by. So how can Helena banish her distractions?
Listen to How To! | How To Ditch Your Distractions Once and For All (34 min)
👨👩👧👦 Learn with your kids!
“Companies need money to grow, and there’s a way for them to get it: the stock market. They can sell a little piece of their company, called a share or stock, to regular people. If the company grows, those people get to keep some of the money it makes. Of course, there’s no guarantee that a company will grow — that’s what makes putting your money in the stock market risky. On this week’s episode, we’ll explain how it all works with the help of some Dutch spice traders, comfy sneakers, a bull … and a bear! “
Listen to Million Bazillion | What is the stock market? (24 min)
⏭ Listen to this series with us… The Summit is so close!
“An international group of climbers are close to summiting one of the world’s tallest, and most dangerous, mountains. Their goal was to reach the peak by mid-afternoon and get down before dark when temperatures drop to 40 below and the thin air and darkness can leave climbers confused and lost. But problems with the rope line have put them behind and they are using all of their strength to push past the traverse.”
Listen to Against The Odds | K2: The Savage Mountain | The Death Zone | 2 (48 min)