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Join Megan Morrone, mother of three toddlers, and Leo Laporte, father of two teens, as they talk about parenting in the digital age, featuring lots of helpful links and advice, plus interviews with other geek parents, web site designers, and bloggers.

Although the show is no longer in production, you can enjoy episodes from the TWiT Archives.

Jumping Monkeys (Audio‪)‬ TWiT TV

    • Parenting
    • 4.6 • 74 Ratings

Join Megan Morrone, mother of three toddlers, and Leo Laporte, father of two teens, as they talk about parenting in the digital age, featuring lots of helpful links and advice, plus interviews with other geek parents, web site designers, and bloggers.

Although the show is no longer in production, you can enjoy episodes from the TWiT Archives.

    RattleMe, Smart Girls and Smart Boys, Ze Frank's Flickr memory game, school tech, and more.

    RattleMe, Smart Girls and Smart Boys, Ze Frank's Flickr memory game, school tech, and more.

    RattleMe, Smart Girls and Smart Boys, Ze Frank's Flickr memory game, school tech, and more.

    Our guest is Amy Wondany of RattleMe.

    Spend: Nintendo DS Smart Girls and Smart Boys Series

    Save: Save money on a memory game, use Ze Frank's free Flickr memory game instead.

    Give: Technology and Your School: What to donate and what not to donate

    Audible pick of the week: (This one is just for grown-ups) The Garden of Last Days, Unabridged, By Andre Dubus III, Narrated by Dan John Miller. For a free audiobook, visit AudibleKids.com/jumpingmonkeys.

    Hosts: Megan Morrone and Leo Laporte

    Guest: Amy Wondany

    Full show notes available on Megan's blog, JumpingMonkeys.com.

    The Jumping Monkeys theme is by Paul Minshall.

    Bandwidth for Jumping Monkeys is provided by CacheFly.

    • 53 min
    The Mommy Docs - Practical pediatric info, Froose, Neil Gaiman, Nest, and more.

    The Mommy Docs - Practical pediatric info, Froose, Neil Gaiman, Nest, and more.

    Practical pediatric info, Froose, Neil Gaiman, Nest, and more.

    Our guests are Jamie A. Freishtat (Board Certified Pediatrician), M.D and Rachel L. Schreiber, M.D., FAAAAI (board certified in both Allergy/Immunology and Internal Medicine) of MommyDocs.com They offer practical pediatric information for parents by moms (who happen to be doctors.)

    Spend: Froose, an alternative to juice.

    Save: Watch Neil Gaiman read "The Graveyard" in its entirety.

    Give: Nest

    Audible pick of the week: Classic Wizard of Oz, Unabridged, By Listen & Live Audio. For a free audiobook, visit AudibleKids.com/jumpingmonkeys.

    Hosts: Megan Morrone and Leo Laporte

    Guests: Jamie A. Freishtat, M.D. and Rachel L. Schreiber, M.D.

    Full show notes available on Megan's blog, JumpingMonkeys.com.

    The Jumping Monkeys theme is by Paul Minshall.

    Bandwidth for Jumping Monkeys is provided by CacheFly.

    • 56 min
    Equally Shared Parenting, Lots to Say Baby, $5 Dinners, Girls on the Run, and more.

    Equally Shared Parenting, Lots to Say Baby, $5 Dinners, Girls on the Run, and more.

    Equally Shared Parenting, Lots to Say Baby, $5 Dinners, Girls on the Run, and more.

    Our guests are Amy and Marc Vachon of Equally Shared Parenting

    Spend: Lots to Say Baby

    Save: $5 Dinners

    Give: Girls on the Run

    Other links: Dad-O-Matic

    Wired Magazine: Bloggers should pull the plug

    Audible pick of the week: Homer Price, Unabridged, By Robert McCloskey, Narrated by Mike Ferreri. For a free audiobook, visit AudibleKids.com/jumpingmonkeys.

    Hosts: Megan Morrone and Leo Laporte

    Guests: Amy Vachon and Marc Vachon

    Full show notes available on Megan's blog, JumpingMonkeys.com.

    The Jumping Monkeys theme is by Paul Minshall.

    Bandwidth for Jumping Monkeys is provided by CacheFly.

    • 55 min
    Coworking - Freelancers get together, Manga statistics, Gagas is going going, Metal for Monsters, and more.

    Coworking - Freelancers get together, Manga statistics, Gagas is going going, Metal for Monsters, and more.

    Freelancers get together, Manga statistics, Gagas is going going, Metal for Monsters, and more.

    Our guest is Felicity Chapman of Cubes and Crayons

    Spend: The Manga Guide to Statistics. Here are some example pages

    Save: Gagas' Going Out of Business sale

    Give: Metal for Monsters

    Other links:

    AAP doubles daily recommended intake of Vitamin D for kids
    Ze Frank's YoungMeNowMe
    Audible pick of the week:Blindness, Unabridged, By Jose Saramago, Narrated by Jonathan Davis

    Hosts: Megan Morrone and Leo Laporte

    Guest: Felicity Chapman

    Full show notes available on Megan's blog, JumpingMonkeys.com.

    The Jumping Monkeys theme is by Paul Minshall.

    Bandwidth for Jumping Monkeys is provided by CacheFly.

    • 56 min
    Using Wikipedia - How Wikipedia Works, The Boon Squirt, Book Closeout's Kids Section, Tiny Revolutionary, and more.

    Using Wikipedia - How Wikipedia Works, The Boon Squirt, Book Closeout's Kids Section, Tiny Revolutionary, and more.

    How Wikipedia Works, The Boon Squirt, Book Closeout's Kids Section, Tiny Revolutionary, and more.

    Our guest is Pheobe Ayers, librarian and one of the authors of How Wikipedia Works

    Spend: The Boon Squirt

    Save: Book Closeout's Kids Section

    Give: Tiny Revolutionary's new line of Giving Tees

    Other links: DonorsChoose

    Audible pick of the week: Downtown Owl by Chuck Klosterman read by Philip Baker Hall. For a free audiobook, visit AudibleKids.com/jumpingmonkeys.

    Hosts: Megan Morrone and Leo Laporte

    Guest: Phoebe Ayers

    Full show notes available on Megan's blog, JumpingMonkeys.com.

    The Jumping Monkeys theme is by Paul Minshall.

    Bandwidth for Jumping Monkeys is provided by CacheFly.

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Caring Corners, EyeClops Night Vision Goggles, NaughtyCodes.com, Stinky Kids, and more.

    Caring Corners, EyeClops Night Vision Goggles, NaughtyCodes.com, Stinky Kids, and more.

    Caring Corners, EyeClops Night Vision Goggles, NaughtyCodes.com, Stinky Kids, and more.

    Spend: EyeClops Night Vision Goggles - now $72.84 at Amazon

    Save: NaughtyCodes.com

    Give: Stinky Kids

    Other links:

    Operation SAFE CHILD
    Treadmills Used to Play WoW
    Audible Kids pick of the week: Socks, Unabridged, by Beverly Cleary, narrated by Neil Patrick Harris. To get free audiobooks, visit AudibleKids.com/jumpingmonkeys.

    Hosts: Megan Morrone and Leo Laporte

    Guest: Jerry Perez

    Full show notes available on Megan's blog, JumpingMonkeys.com.

    The Jumping Monkeys theme is by Paul Minshall.

    Bandwidth for Jumping Monkeys is provided by CacheFly.

    • 56 min

Customer Reviews

4.6 out of 5
74 Ratings

74 Ratings

Mom in Alaska ,

Awesome show!

Miss you guys!! :)

BoHuttinger ,

Great Show!

These two play well off each other and cover a wide variety of topics, and when they get off topic, even thats fun!

kkbrink ,

Love the interaction!

Having two people who do the talking makes it very interesting and there is always a topic that I want to see. When will there be a new one????

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