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How Not to F*ck Up Your Kids Too Bad

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Narrated by: Stephen Marche
Length: 5 hrs
4.5 out of 5 stars (56 ratings)
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From Audible Originals, How Not to F*ck Up Your Kids Too Bad is an irreverent 10-part guide to modern fatherhood. In each episode, author and Esquire columnist Stephen Marche tackles tough questions that every parent faces. From how and why to stop yelling at your kids to how to share your favorite books (especially when they are a little racist) to how to talk to your kids about pot - follow as Stephen engages real dads and experts on the thorny questions that parents face today.

When you add How Not to F*ck Up Your Kids Too Bad to your library you will receive all 10 episodes, each with a runtime of approximately 30 minutes.

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Host Stephen Marche Gives Parenting Tips

"Parenting is actually dealing with people, and that's kind of what makes it unbearable — and glorious."
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Binge-worthy and ridiculously thoughtful.

I just loved this whole series of interviews.

It's so refreshing to think about Fatherhood specifically when thinking about parenting generally. Stephen is no regular podcaster working on the fly. Each episode feels like a personal essay in its flow. Its written as a story not a litany of facts, peppered with personal experience to keep it engaging. All the scariest topics- porn, cellphones, post-baby sex, time-spent etc. etc. are covered in ways that freaked me out then somehow reassured me that there were answers and solutions somewhere out there and that my kid, husband and myself are living through fantastic, messy and awkward times.

Totally the best podcast I've listened to in forever, what can I say...
Download this.
Enjoy.

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heck yes!

loved it! funny and inspiring, as well as very personal. definitely worth the read, or reread

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Some pretty good advice

This is an Entertaining show, with some practical insights, that doesn't take itself too seriously.

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entertaining

this was very entertaining yet oddly informative and definitely worth the listen! I'm getting my wife to listen next!

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Terrible

Not only did the form of this “narrative” cause repressed memories to emerge, it worsened my depression and led to a belief in self destructive behaviour as being “OK”.

I nearly ruined my marriage while my wife was pregnant. Do not read or listen to this if you have any mental health issues at all. And maybe just don’t bother.

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No real clear Answers

I would love a follow up to this episode. I found the answers weren't very clear or explained.

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great read

title explains it all, gives a lot of different topics which even I haven't thought of yet in regards to my own kids.

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Not what I expected

I as a father of two children expected a different approach to the narrative. It just wasn’t my cup of tea.

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good learning

hopefully I can practice these tips towards my kids on me not losing my shit

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Very interesting modern take on fatherhood.

A great list of topics to expand your thinking or kickstart the process on the role of the father in this modern era.