Simran Jeet Singh, Maya Payne Smart, and Satya Doyle Byock
On the Podcast: Simran Jeet Singh, Maya Payne Smart, and Satya Doyle Byock

In this episode, meet executive director for the Aspen Institute’s Religion & Society Program Simran Jeet Singh, author of The Light We Give, parent educator and literacy advocate Maya Payne Smart, author of Reading for Our Lives, and psychotherapist and the director of The Salome Institute of Jungian Studies Satya Doyle Byock, author of Quarterlife. READ MORE

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Audiobooks to Accompany you in the Great Outdoors

A good backdrop deserves great stories, and written insights giving further proof that being outside is just plain good for you. If your go-to summer joys lie in the valleys of mountain ranges, remote hiking trails, kayaking, dock fishing at sunset on a calm lake, and enjoying the chirping buzz of cicadas in the evergreens surrounding your campfire… then cozy up in your sleeping bag to these 4 fantastic summer audiobooks.

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Neelou Malekpour, Dylan Tomine and Erin Lane
On the Podcast: Neelou Malekpour, Dylan Tomine, and Erin S. Lane

In this episode, meet SMUDGED founder Neelou Malekpour, author of The Art of Sacred Smoke, Patagonia ambassador and conservation advocate Dylan Tomine, author of Headwaters, and writer and theologian Erin S. Lane, author of Someone Other Than a Mother. READ MORE

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On the Podcast: Teresa Strasser, Julie Bogart, and Dr. Linda Dahl

In this episode, meet Emmy-winning television writer, television host, and journalist Teresa Strasser, author of Exploiting My Baby, creator of the Brave Writer program Julie Bogart, author of Raising Critical Thinkers, and breastfeeding specialist Dr. Linda Dahl, author of Better Breastfeeding. READ MORE

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Social-Emotional Audiobooks for Parents, Teachers, and Caregivers
Social-Emotional Audiobooks for Parents, Teachers, and Caregivers

Along with A-B-Cs and 1-2-3s, teaching social-emotional skills is an essential component of classroom and in-home education for young children—and audiobooks can help set the tone for this special, highly relational form of learning. READ MORE

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On the Podcast: Christine French Cully, Ned Johnson, and Emily Ladau

In this episode, meet Editor-in-Chief of Highlights Magazine Christine French Cully, editor of Dear Highlights, founder of PrepMatters Ned Johnson, author of What Do You Say?, and disability activist Emily Ladau, author of Demystifying Disability. READ MORE

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On the Podcast: Melinda Wenner Moyer, W. Chris Winter, and Cammie McGovern

In this episode, meet science journalist Melinda Wenner Moyer, author of How to Raise Kids Who Aren’t Assholes, sleep researcher and neurologist W. Chris Winter, author of The Rested Child, and children’s and YA author Cammie McGovern, author of Hard Landings. READ MORE

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Back-to-School Stress Management for Parents and Children

As caregivers know all too well, school anxiety—particularly during a back-to-school season magnified by the stresses of the pandemic—is real, and can leave parents and caregivers struggling to find practical solutions. READ MORE

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This Is the Author S6 E53 Image of Christina Hillsberg with Ryan Hillsberg, Karl Deisseroth, Theodore R. Johnson
On the Podcast: Christina Hillsberg with Ryan Hillsberg, Karl Deisseroth, and Theodore R. Johnson

In this episode, meet former CIA spy Christina Hillsberg, co-author with Ryan Hillsberg of License to Parent, Stanford University Professor of Psychiatry Karl Deisseroth, author of Projections, and Brennan Center Fellows Director Theodore R. Johnson, author of When the Stars Begin to Fall. READ MORE

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