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Middle School Magic

 Slate’s parenting podcast on why we should celebrate, not dread, raising tweens.


Episode Notes

On this episode: Elizabeth talks with Chris Balme, author of Finding the Magic In Middle School. He explains what drives tweens, why this period is fundamentally different than high school, and how to guide them through this transition. Jamilah, Zak, and Elizabeth also open up the mailbag and give some recommendations.

Zak: Watch David Byrne sing When Doves Cry at a karaoke bar
Elizabeth:  Professor Noggin Cards, Binder Rings
Jamilah: Florida Man on Netflix

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Podcast produced by Rosemary Belson and Maura Currie.


About the Show

Jamilah Lemieux, Elizabeth Newcamp, and Zak Rosen share triumphs and fails and offer advice on parenting kids from toddler to teens.

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