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Jan 22, 2018

00:29 Kristen Goes North: Nicole's daughter is planning a trip to the motherland.

07:20 Way Beyond Fire Drills: What happens at school when there's a real lockdown or a fake earthquake? Nothing good—but we don't have any better ideas, either.

26:00 Monday Speed Round: Emergency Prep: Nicole has an earthquake kit and Catherine has a whole lot of toilet paper. Terri's going to be up a creek if there's a disaster. Mentioned: PBS's "Frontier House" and this Volkswagen commercial on panic-packing the car.

35:00 Roundabout Roundup: "Somebody Feed Phil" on Netflix (plus this Writer's Panel podcast about it, and our Round 2 look at "An Idiot Abroad"); Learn & Play Tip-a-Day app from Brookes Publishing; Little People, Big Dreams series of biographical picture books from Frances Lincoln Books.

40:35 Shameless Self-Promotion: Parenting Roundabout on Spotify; Want to Raise an Eager Learner?; 5 Easy Ways to Teach Students Who Work Below Grade Level in Your Classroom.

Thanks as always to Jon Morin for our fun in-and-out music. If you're reading this somewhere without hyperlinks, come to for the full recap experience.