Episode 132 Show Notes: #ThePitchCameFirst


NY Times Well

The Gift of Failure: How the Best Parents Learn to Let Go So Their Children Can Succeed, Jess Lahey

Jess’s email list

#AmWriting with Jess and KJ

The Atlantic

Vermont Public Radio

Grown and Flown

KJ’s How to Be a Happier Parent (even when I’m not)




Mr. Nice Guy, Jennifer Miller, Jason Feifer

Jennifer Miller

Jason Feifer

The Heart You Carry Home, Jennifer Miller



The Lost Night, Andrea Bartz

Bear Brook Podcast

Problem Solvers Podcast

Pessimists Archive Podcast

The 57 Bus: A True Story of Two Teenagers and the Crime That Changed Their Lives, Dashka Slater

Sociable, Rebecca Harrington

Diary of a Bookseller, Shaun Bythell

Elevation, Stephen King


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