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Mom and Dad Are Fighting Bonus: How to Be a Family Edition

A very special bonus episode about Dan’s journey around the world and his new book.

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About the Show

Rebecca Lavoie, Jamilah Lemieux, and Dan Kois share triumphs and fails and offer advice on parenting kids from toddler to teens.

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On this special midweek bonus episode, Dan shares the first chapter of the audiobook of How to Be a Family. Plus, Dan is joined by retired MADAF all-stars Allison and Gabe to talk about the trip around the world, the lessons Dan and his family learned, and all the fails along the way.

Recommendations:

Dan recommends three things to survive an adventure with your kids:

1. A deck of cards

2. Waterproof raincoats for everyone

3. A points or airline miles credit card

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Podcast produced by June Thomas.

Audiobook cover of How to Be a Family: The Year I Dragged My Kids Around the World to Find a New Way to Be Together.
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How to Be a Family

By Dan Kois. Read by the author (and his family).