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How Not to F*ck Up Your Kids Too Bad

Written by: Stephen Marche
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 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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full of misinformation and assumptions

the author did not properly research the topics therein, opting instead to rely on a few experts that agree with him instead of properly looking at the scientific consensus on the matter. neglecting many important points, such as that screentime is used for studying, socializing in various forms, and even reading and listening to audiobooks. all these behaviours are common without a screen and generally regarded as good. scientifically, it has been proven that the screen itself doesnt fuck up a child.

im very disappointed in this seemingly reliable podcast for proving to seek to misinform or at least be willfully negligent with the info it's spreading.

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Parenthood in the real world

I loved it! Opinions and stories shared that make you feel like you're actually not alone, and that there is more than 1 way, that doesnt have to be perfect, to get through this parenting.

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Time to review those man feelings

Thought provoking, pushing you to journey deep within your man feelings to discover yourself on this new journey. A better you leads to better kids.

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I highly recommend this series

Fun and insanely-honest view on the world of parenting. I appreciate all the work and research that went into every episode. I enjoyed every moment.