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We get better instructions for putting together furniture than we do for raising actual human beings. And that doesn’t even account for how to do it amid a global pandemic and civil/political unrest. That’s why Season 2 of Good Kids features a compelling mix of perspectives on child-rearing — from parents and experts, authors and actors, to "good" kids themselves — imparting wisdom for a brief, but potent, 10(ish) minutes each week. Good Kids isn’t just another parenting podcast. It’s an all-hands-on-deck discussion about what we can do to help children create a better world. Collectively.

Good Kids Lemonada

    • Kids & Family
    • 3.7 • 458 Ratings

We get better instructions for putting together furniture than we do for raising actual human beings. And that doesn’t even account for how to do it amid a global pandemic and civil/political unrest. That’s why Season 2 of Good Kids features a compelling mix of perspectives on child-rearing — from parents and experts, authors and actors, to "good" kids themselves — imparting wisdom for a brief, but potent, 10(ish) minutes each week. Good Kids isn’t just another parenting podcast. It’s an all-hands-on-deck discussion about what we can do to help children create a better world. Collectively.

    How To Talk To Your Kids About Politics (with Sarah Stewart Holland & Beth Silvers)

    How To Talk To Your Kids About Politics (with Sarah Stewart Holland & Beth Silvers)

    In honor of Super Tuesday, Sarah Stewart Holland & Beth Silvers (co-hosts of Pantsuit Politics) dive into talking to your kids about everyone’s favorite topic: politics! They have a really thoughtful conversation about tips, strategies, and challenges they’ve faced when having these conversations with their own kids. But, most importantly, they stress how critical it is to have these conversations even when it’s hard. “I think it's really important to start early, developing both in yourself and your kids, that some of these questions are really hard and sometimes there isn't a clear cut answer.”

    You can follow Beth on Instagram and Twitter. 

    You can follow Sarah on Instagram and Twitter.

    Listen to Pantsuit Politics and check out their book, I Think You're Wrong (But I'm Listening): A Guide to Grace-Filled Political Conversations.

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    • 16 min
    How To Raise Anti-Racist Kids (with Dr. Nzinga Harrison)

    How To Raise Anti-Racist Kids (with Dr. Nzinga Harrison)

    In this critical episode, Dr. Nzinga Harrison outlines ways to talk with kids of all ages about racism and shares ten action steps on raising kids who are anti-racist. “Anti-racist kids are kids that don't have to pretend to be free of racism, but kids who make the commitment to fight racism wherever they see it, including when they see it in themselves.” 

    You can follow Dr. Nzinga Harrison on Twitter at @naharrisonmd

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    • 18 min
    My First Panic Attack

    My First Panic Attack

    Lily Cornell Silver, mental health activist and daughter of the late Soundgarden frontman Chris Cornell, recounts her less-than-conventional childhood – — on the road, missing school to go to rock concerts, and learning to play poker on the Alice in Chains tour bus. Lily talks candidly about her early introduction to the world of mental health, after a harrowing panic attack at just 12-years-old. “I felt the heat flood my body. I was sweating. I was shaking. And my 12-year-old brain immediately went to, like, I have a brain tumor or like there's something wrong with my heart or like I'm literally about to die.” Plus, how the pandemic inspired her to start Mind Wide Open, her IGTV interview series about mental health.  

    You can follow Lily Cornell Silver on Instagram @lilycornellsilver. 

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    Interested in learning more about Lily Cornell Silver? Check out the links below: 
    Learn more about Lily’s interview series Mind Wide Open: https://mindwideopenproject.com/ 
    Read Rolling Stone’s profile on Lily, mental health, and the Mind Wide Open project: https://www.rollingstone.com/culture/culture-features/lily-cornell-silver-mind-wide-open-interview-1040021/ 
    Watch Lily’s interview with Pearl Jam frontman Eddie Vedder: https://www.instagram.com/p/CEQt6krHyix/ 

    To follow along with a transcript and/or take notes for friends and family, go to https://www.lemonadamedia.com/show/good-kids/ shortly after the air date. 

    Stay up to date with Good Kids and everything from Lemonada on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram @LemonadaMedia. For additional resources, information, and a transcript of the episode, visit lemonadamedia.com.

    If you want to submit a show idea, email us at goodkids@lemonadamedia.com.  

     

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    • 12 min
    Weird Parenting Wins

    Weird Parenting Wins

    Hillary Frank, author and host of the award-winning parenting podcast The Longest Shortest Time, takes us on a journey to the wonderful world of weird parenting. You won’t find any of these tips in a traditional parenting book. Instead, Hillary says, weird parenting is real advice from real parents born out of moments of sheer desperation. “One of my favorites is a game called ‘What's on My Butt?’ You lie down face-down on the couch or on the floor, and then you tell them to get some random object and place it on your butt. And then you have to guess what the thing is and the longer it takes you to guess, the longer you get to lie down.”

    You can follow Hillary Frank on Twitter @hillaryfrank and on Instagram @thisishillaryfrank. 

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    Interested in learning more about Hillary? Check out the links below: 
    Check out Hillary’s book, Weird Parenting Wins: https://www.hillaryfrank.com/weird-parenting-wins 
    Listen to Hillary’s award-winning podcast, The Longest Shortest Time: https://longestshortesttime.com/about 
    Keep up with all of Hillary’s work on her website: https://www.hillaryfrank.com/ 

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    • 14 min
    Meet My Imaginary Friend

    Meet My Imaginary Friend

    Actor Jay Ellis takes us back to his childhood – moving all around the country, going on adventures with his imaginary friend, and dreaming of being an FBI agent/karate master/football champion one day. He tells the story of one of his first interactions with the police, when, after toilet-papering a classmate’s house with best friend Joe, the pair are detained and berated by cops for more than 30 minutes, “as if we had just robbed a store.” Jay says the experience forever changed his relationship with law enforcement. “I didn't get to have those teenage years in the same way that some of my non-Black peers and friends got to have. I was looked at as a man and thought to be dangerous, even though I was a boy.” 

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    Interested in learning more about Jay? Check out the links below: 
    Listen to Jay’s Lemonada Media podcast The Untold Story: Policing: http://smarturl.it/untoldstory 
    Watch Jay as Lawrence on HBO’s Insecure: https://www.hbo.com/insecure 
    Catch Jay in the long-awaited Top Gun sequel, Top Gun: Maverick, out this summer: https://www.topgunmovie.com/ 

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    • 11 min
    How To Make Your Kids Say Thank You. And Mean It.

    How To Make Your Kids Say Thank You. And Mean It.

    Former Jersey girl, producer and writer, Jaime Primak Sullivan now lives in Alabama with her husband and three kids. For her, teaching her kids southern manners was a must.

    In this episode of Good Kids, Jaime recalls an incident at their local Dairy Queen where she started to question her parenting. “I felt like all of my work had fallen on deaf ears and I wondered, would they become good people? Are they good people? Or are they just little sh*ts who have been given too much?” 

    Through the human connection Jamie teaches her kids, and us, how to be kinder, gentler humans. 

    Transcripts available at
    Jaime’s Cawfee Talk Group - https://www.facebook.com/jaimeprimaksullivan/

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    • 16 min

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