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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
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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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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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Dope Podcasts

Best podcast for Dads... Great host, great content, best stuff downloaded on Audible so far.

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Thoroughly enjoyed every episode

I often rate, but rarely review... I shave enjoyed this podcast so much that it is worth the review. Relatable, honest, interesting, and thoughtful. Please bring us more...

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It is an easy listening show

It is an easy listening show without instructions. Ideas, opinions, topics that are not easily discussed even in the family or between friends. Good to listen.

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Great for moms too!

These were fun to listen to, and I related more than I expected to. It's aimed for dads, but as a mom I absolutely loved it.
The other cool thing is learning that the writer lives in my city, small world!
I highly recommend this to anyone with kiddos!

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interesting concepts

Level headed and informative. Great resource for young parents looking for guidance and advice in this day and age.