Parenting in the best of times is hard enough. Add in a worldwide pandemic and you've essentially turned parenting into an extreme sport. As we shepherd these young souls into the future, we hope that they will be so many things: resilient, kind, successful, dependable. And also...not assholes! Today's guest, Melinda Wenner Moyer, is a parenting and science journalist whose new book, How To Raise Kids Who Aren't Assholes, hits shelves this July. Melinda is a contributing editor at Scientific American magazine and a regular contributor to The New York Times, Washington Post, and other national magazines and newspapers. Today we discuss strategies for raising kids - particularly in a pandemic - as well as how to raise resilient kids with high self-esteem and how to talk to your kids about race and racism. Get ready to fill your parenting toolkit with today's show!
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