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How Not to F*ck Up Your Kids Too Bad

Written by: Audible Original
Narrated by: Stephen Marche
Length: 5 hrs
4.5 out of 5 stars (230 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.

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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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informational

easy listen. Minor insight into the problems and how to execute them. worth the read.

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Loving this!

I love the male point of view! Well spoken, and honest. First episode done, I'm definitely in it for the long haul.

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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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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.

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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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Excellent!

Very insightful series dealing with real social issues that cause every parent to worry. Lots of good tips on how to approach and think about dealing with certain topics such as porn and drugs.

Their is plenty of humor to keep the listener entertained as well.

Highly recommended!

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Must Listen!

Marsh puts a hilarous twist on examining on topics we generally ask ourselves! thanks so much for all the laughs on my way to work! thoroughly enjoyed!

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Very good

Really really like it. It wasn't a well worded story read from beginning to end, but rather a round of friends talking about various topics. Great view points, interesting facts and insights also knowing there is not one straight forward answer to everything. Thanks Stephen!!

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Awful

This audiobook should have been titled:
How some guy, uneducated with no scientific background thinks science works!
Every claim in this audiobook is wrong!
From porn addiction to cellphone use, just wrong. This guy didn’t even bother to look at some research or psychology data before making these false claims. Just awful.