Hello and welcome to Radio H*, our family’s broadcast! Our first show covers a lot of ground including an introduction to the broadcast, a discussion of education models, parenting methodologies, pop culture and very fresh news, as well as a few social justice topics from around the world. Also, I’ve included a few readings and a first-time interview for both my daughter and myself.
All music is licensed under Creative Commons.
Disclosure: this podcast contains one incident of mild language.
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Links, more or less in chronological order:
News / Twitterfeed
“Worst Bullying PSA Ever” by Rosalind Wiseman
“Couple plead guilty in fatal Paradise child beating” at ChicoER.com
Child Training resources, at Michael and Debi Pearl’s site
“Anti-Childhood Obesity PSA Shames Fat Children” at Sociological Images
The Discourse, Dr. Samantha Thomas, award-winning Health Sociologist in Australia
“Nicole Richie shoots down pregnancy rumors” at NicoleRichie.org
The Conch Shell Deli, our subscriber-service home-gourmet restaurant
A passage read from the chapter “A Long-Expected Party” from The Fellowship of the Ring by J.R.R. Tolkien, purchased from (Jackson St) Books on Seventh.
Unplugged Mom Radio (the cited Wendy Priesnitz quote was from an interview featured April 9th, 2011)
From Wendy Priesnitz’s blog: “Devaluing the Currency of Education” (December 29, 2008)
Dan Savage and fat phobia, a Google search
Ben Hecht, American screenwriter
Intro: “Velvet-Browned Brilliant” from the freely downloadable album Lucky & Wild by Ben Seretan
Break: “Computer… Enhance” by Ralph Hogaboom
Outro: rough cut (not mixed) of “Carve Away”, recorded today by Ralph Hogaboom of Liights. Mighty Kitten Records for more info.
Thank you so much to all the artisans, authors, blog writers, and social network contacts and friends who have been such a rich source of growth, challenge, and joy for me. Special thanks to my children and partner, who daily inspire me to live life to the fullest I know how. And finally: Ralph, sa my audio engineer, web master, techie, and coffee-brewer, you’re at least half this effort.
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