Becky Harlan

Becky Harlan appears in the following:

Dear Life Kit: My husband secretly racked up our credit card bill. Now what?

Sunday, June 26, 2022

Talking about money with people you love can be difficult. Financial therapist Amanda Clayman answers your tricky (and anonymous) financial questions.

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Dear Life Kit: Should I tell my friend they talk too much?

Sunday, June 05, 2022

Sometimes it's easier to bottle up your feelings than to have a difficult conversation with a friend. Celeste Headlee, author of We Need to Talk, answers your questions about conflict with friends.

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Dear Life Kit: Is a recital really more important than my wedding?

Sunday, May 22, 2022

Dealing with conflict is hard — it can be even harder with family. We posed your anonymous questions to Natalie Lue, who coaches people to curb their people-pleasing tendencies.

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Dear Life Kit: Smitten Kitchen's Deb Perelman answers your kitchen conundrums

Sunday, April 24, 2022

Deb Perelman, the founder of Smitten Kitchen, answers your anonymous questions on clutter and hosting.

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Dear Life Kit: The authors of 'Big Friendship' answer your friendship conundrums

Saturday, April 09, 2022

Making and keeping friends in adulthood is complicated. Aminatou Sow and Ann Friedman, authors of Big Friendship: How We Keep Each Other Close, answer your anonymous questions on friendship.

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Learn to live more sustainably with this podcast playlist

Friday, October 29, 2021

Many of us are anxious about climate change, and that's understandable. While no one person can solve this global issue, there are some things that we, as individuals, can play a role in.

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Your questions on office small talk, new commutes and changing careers

Sunday, October 24, 2021

Want to opt out of small talk at work? Wondering how to handle a low GPA on job applications? Life Kit posed your anonymous questions about work and job searching to experts from our show.

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Your Questions On Spanking, Siblings and Sleep Training, Answered

Saturday, September 18, 2021

Should I sleep train? What's the best spacing between siblings? What about spanking? Economist Emily Oster answers these anonymous parenting questions with data.

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Parenthood Is A Shock To The System. These Tips Can Help You With The Transition

Friday, September 17, 2021

Between chronic lack of sleep, identity shifts and heightened demands on time and resources, parenthood can be a tough transition. Life Kit asked parents to share what helped them through Year 1.

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Got A Question Or Need Advice? Ask Life Kit And We'll Get An Expert To Answer

Thursday, July 15, 2021

We've got experts, now we need your questions! Life Kit has a new advice column and we're looking for your questions and stories to share with our experts.

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There's A Story Behind Every Baby Name. Here Are Yours

Sunday, May 09, 2021

There are a lot of factors that go into picking the perfect baby name. That's why Life Kit wanted to hear how you chose your child's name. Here are your stories.

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VIDEO: Is Recycling Worth It Anymore? People On The Front Lines Say Maybe Not

Wednesday, April 21, 2021

As America continues to lead the world in per capita waste production, it's becoming more and more clear that everybody — from manufacturers to consumers — "over-believes" in recycling.

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Avocado Going Bad? Put It In Chocolate Mousse

Wednesday, April 21, 2021

If you've got an avocado that's about to go bad, you can use it to make this simple, healthy chocolate mousse recipe.

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8 Life Kit Episodes For Spring Cleaning Your Home (And Life)

Saturday, March 27, 2021

Ah, spring. Time to declutter and deep clean. Life Kit has episodes to help — from your kitchen to your closet all the way to your photo albums.

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An Easy Cold Brew Recipe You Can Make At Home

Friday, July 31, 2020

Missing your regular cup of cold brew? We get it — it's hot outside, and maybe you're avoiding unnecessary outings. Life Kit walks you through a super simple cold brew recipe you can make at home.

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#Quaranzine Round-Up: A Look At Pandemic Life Through The Pages Of Your Mini-Zines

Saturday, July 18, 2020

A few months ago, Life Kit shared instructions on how to make a #quaranzine — a mini-zine documenting life during the pandemic. You followed those instructions — these are some of our favorites!

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Processing Social Distancing With Haiku

Sunday, April 05, 2020

Practicing social distancing to slow the spread of the coronavirus has quickly changed the way we live. As a way to process that change, Life Kit asked folks to write and share haikus.

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The Modern Mocktail: 3 Distinctive Nonalcoholic Drink Recipes

Friday, January 31, 2020

How to make three nonalcoholic cocktails that will have your guests asking for another round. Also, learn some basic tenets of what makes a delicious mixed drink (with or without alcohol).

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Roundup: Your Tips To Fight Food Waste

Wednesday, December 25, 2019

Food waste is bad for your wallet and the planet. These tips and tricks will help you preserve food longer, cook more creatively and ultimately save food — a precious resource — from the landfill.

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A Podcast Playlist To Help You Survive The Holidays

Friday, November 22, 2019

The holiday season can be filled with joy and connection but it can also leave you feeling overwhelmed and stressed. These Life Kit episodes can help.

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