S4 E43_Julianna Miner_Reverend Molly Baskette and Ellen O’Donnell_Natalie Wexler
S4 E43: Julianna Miner, Reverend Molly Baskette & Ellen O’Donnell, and Natalie Wexler

In this episode meet Julianna Miner, author of Raising a Screen-Smart Kid; Reverend Molly Baskette & Dr. Ellen O’Donnell, authors of Bless This Mess; and Natalie Wexler, author of The Knowledge Gap.

When it comes to parenting and education, there is a lot of content out there, and this can feel overwhelming. These authors hope to share their knowledge and experience with listeners in order to educate and guide them. Plus find out why one author struggled with pronouncing the word ‘data.’

Learn more about their audiobooks:

Drawing on research and interviews with educators, psychologists, and kids themselves, Raising a Screen-Smart Kid offers practical advice on how parents can help their kids avoid the pitfalls and reap the benefits of the digital age.

“A facts-over-fear approach to modern parenting in the digital age. A must-read for parents who want to really understand what kids are doing on their devices.” —Jean M. Twenge, PhD, author of iGen

A witty, compelling guide to raising open-minded and morally grounded kids in these crazy times, with an approach that’s rooted in science, psychology, and faith.

“Groundbreaking, profound, frank, and friendly, Bless This Mess is itself a blessing.”—Wendy Mogel, PhD, author of The Blessing of a Skinned Knee

The untold story of the root cause of America’s education crisis—and the seemingly endless cycle of multigenerational poverty.

“For parents, teachers, and anyone who cares about the potential of education to brighten kids’ futures, reading The Knowledge Gap will be an eye-opening experience.”—Peg Tyre, author of The Good School: How Smart Parents Get Their Children the Education They Deserve

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