Archive Monthly Archives: June 2020

Ep. 145: Welcoming a Black Son in 2020

danny tobin, courtney tobin, Sunshine Parenting

Show Notes This week I’m chatting with brand new parents Danny & Courtney Tobin about their thoughts and insights about being new parents in 2020 to their Black son. They share advice for white parents about how to raise anti-racist kids. Courtney Thomas Tobin is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Community Health Sciences…

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Ep. 144: Raising Happy, Durable Kids in the Digital Age

Ep. 144, Sunshine Parenting, Jenifer Joy Madden

Show Notes This week’s discussion is with Jenifer Joy Madden, author of How to be a Durable Human. We participated in a conversation for Digital Wellness Day, and this episode is a recording of our conversation from that webinar. We discussed concepts from both of our books. Madden is a health and environmental journalist who…

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Ep. 143: Talking About Race with Alex Gamboa Grand

Sunshine Parenting, Ep. 143, Alex Gamboa Grand, Race

Show Notes Parenting in Place Masterclass Series This week on the podcast, I’m having a conversation with Alex Gamboa Grand about race. I’ve known Alex for twenty years. She came to Gold Arrow Camp as a camper at age 10 and continued on as a staff member (we call her “Loona”). She met her now-husband,…

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Parenting in Place Masterclass Series

I’m thrilled to be part of this new collective of some of today’s most prominent thought leaders in parenting, neuroscience, and well-being, whose books together have sold more than 3 million copies. We are passionate about helping families navigate these challenging times, and have come together to share our very best strategies and ideas for…

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Special Message: Listening and Learning How to be Anti-Racist

how to be anti-racist

Listening & Learning How to be Anti-Racist (Links) The world is a dangerous place to live; not because of the people who are evil, but because of the people who don’t do anything about it. Albert Einstein Long after the topic of racism stops trending, white people (including me) need to be actively anti-racist. Let’s…

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Real American

Real American

Real American: A MemoirJulie Lythcott-Haims Real AmericanBook ReviewDear white people, Read this book.“Dear white people, When you’re sad about racism, please have the decency not to cry for yourselves.”-Julie Lythcott-HaimsI am grateful for Lythcott-Haims exquisite (and exquisitely painful) memoir of growing up as the beloved daughter of a black man and white woman in a country…

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