Looking for podcast about Modern Motherhood that includes a potpourri of topics, from sports parenting to Sandra Bullock, from creativity to studies about happiness? The Chaos Chronicles podcast 225 is for you! It’s got it all– and more!
On the show this week:
A tribute to Alex Chilton, RIP Go back with me to 1986, when I was a college radio DJ and Alex Chilton and Big Star were the darlings of indie pop. To understand what he meant to groovy girls like me who dreamed of marrying REM’s Peter Buck and moving to Seattle, then read this elegy from LA Times music critic Ann Powers. Yeah, what she said.
Sports parenting: When is it time to stand up and say something… and when you should you sit down and shut up?
Substantive conversation = more satisfaction out of life. According to a new study, true happiness comes when we stop talking about Speidi and start talking about symbolism on Lost.
Get Creative. Why I think it’s important for moms and other busy women to find a creative outlet. For more on this topic, see this related post.
The To Do List: More homework for you! Take Prof. Alan’s research survey on podcast listeners and habits/preferences. We know you care! So, take 10 minutes to fill out the questionnaire. Tell him Lian sent you!
And Finally, School Bullying
Always an emotional subject and one that affects so many kids and parents. Debbie from the Chaos Crew suspects that her 5th grade daughter maybe being bullied. What should she do? Share you own experiences with this very difficult subject here. I offer my advice on the podcast. Add your advice on bullying in the comments for Debbie.