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Are Comics Bad for Children?

Saturday, October 11, 2014

WNYC
In the 1940s and '50s comics were considered pernicious by many. This Brooklyn mom spoke her moderate mind on WNYC.
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New Tech City

How the Techies Parent

Wednesday, October 08, 2014

Parenting in world of screens means tough choices with no right answers. So we asked techies -- the people who design our apps and devices -- what rules they set for their own kids. 

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The Longest Shortest Time

Building a Better Boobie Trap

Wednesday, October 01, 2014

A woman fed up with her breast pump enlisted 150 experts to make it better with a weekend-long Hackathon at MIT. We sent in a childless man to see if that's possible.

The Longest Shortest Time

Owner of a Holey Heart

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

A baby gets two holes in his heart and a Mormon stranger comes to the rescue, believing she is doing something illegal.

Death, Sex & Money

Meet the First Family...of Podcasting

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

Scott Aukerman and Kulap Vilaysack are the podcasting world's definitive power couple, but they couldn't have come from more different backgrounds. This is their origin story.

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On Being

Imani Perry — The Fabric of Our Identity

Thursday, September 11, 2014

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On Being

[Unedited] Imani Perry with Krista Tippett

Thursday, September 11, 2014

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Schoolbook

Pencils? Check. Paper Towels? Check. Back to School Shopping in Full Swing

Wednesday, September 03, 2014

Pencils, notebooks, paper towels. The lists get longer every year while teachers' budgets for supplies stay too low.
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Schoolbook

Back to School This Week? Share Your Picture with WNYC!

Wednesday, September 03, 2014

That special September buzz of excitement, nerves, and anticipation is in the air. Share the emotion of the first day back to school with a photo hashtagged #BacktoSchoolNYC.
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The Longest Shortest Time

Pediatricians, They're Just Like Us

Wednesday, September 03, 2014

Think pediatricians have it all figured out when it comes to parenting? You're wrong.

On Being

Marie Howe — The Poetry of Ordinary Time [remix]

Thursday, August 28, 2014

An enchanting hour of poetry drawing on the ways family and religion shape our lives. Marie Howe works and plays with her Catholic upbringing, the universal drama of family, and the ordinary time that sustains us.

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On Being

[Unedited] Marie Howe and Krista Tippett

Thursday, August 28, 2014

An enchanting hour of poetry drawing on the ways family and religion shape our lives. Marie Howe works and plays with her Catholic upbringing, the universal drama of family, and the ordinary time that sustains us.

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The Takeaway

The Search for Diverse Children's Books

Wednesday, August 27, 2014

Patrik Henry Bass discusses his new book, "Zero Degree Zombie Zone," a children's fantasy tale that pits African-American middle schoolers against zombies.

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The Takeaway

Under Her Skin: Life With Cancer Continues

Friday, August 15, 2014

For the three women featured in "Under Her Skin: Living With Breast Cancer," there has been no pause, and no intermission between Act I and Act II. Life with cancer continues.

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The Longest Shortest Time

Lucy and the Bike Girl

Wednesday, August 06, 2014

Lucy and the bike girl are best friends. But being in the same room together could kill them.

The Brian Lehrer Show

Join Our Live Chat: Today's Show Belongs to You

Friday, July 25, 2014

How would you spend the MTA's budget? What's your best relationship advice? What did your parents let you do that would be totally crazy today? These are just some of the questions you and your fellow listeners can field right now.

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Designing Outdoor Play With Creativity in Mind

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Playgrounds are much safer and calmer in today's age of concerned parents and lawsuit-fearing school districts, and when kids want to play outside their options are sometimes limited. Architect David Rockwell weighs in on the future of playgrounds. 

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The Longest Shortest Time

Picturing Her

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

When parents lose a baby, siblings grieve too. In the book The Waters of Our Time, Giancarlo Roma imagines life through the eyes of the sister he lost when he was four.

The Takeaway

Latest Medicine on Prescription Pads: Outdoor Play

Tuesday, July 22, 2014

In a pilot program called “Outdoors Rx,” doctors write prescriptions for kids to participate in outdoor activities, in an effort to promote better health and prevent chronic illness.

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Slate Political Gabfest

The Political Gabfest: The "So Sue Me" Edition

Friday, July 18, 2014

Slate's Political Gabfest, featuring Emily Bazelon, David Plotz, and John Dickerson. This week: House Republicans plan to sue President Obama, Elizabeth Warren rallies the Democratic base, and a woman is arrested for leaving her nine-year-old at the park.

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