Talking about difficult topics

008: The impact of stress and violence on children

By Jen Lumanlan | Oct 17, 2016

  I’m afraid this is an episode I wish I didn’t have to record. When I launched the podcast I asked anyone who has a question about parenting or child development that I might be able to answer by reviewing the scientific literature to reach out and let me know, and someone got in touch…

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006: Wait, is my toddler racist?

By Jen Lumanlan | Oct 3, 2016

This episode is part of a series on understanding the intersection of race, privilege, and parenting.  Click here to view all the items in this series. I’d always assumed that if I didn’t mention race to my daughter, if it was just a non-issue, that she wouldn’t grow up to be racist. Boy, was I wrong about…

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