Preview Mode Links will not work in preview mode


Jun 2, 2017

00:31 Boarding School Dreams: Catherine's daughter is angling to move away from home three years early. She'll have to win the lottery first, though.

06:07 Alert! Silent Tragedy!: An alarmist blog post prompted a discussion of it as representative of so many over-the-top, OMG articles about how Parents Are Ruining Everything.

24:10 Friday Speed Round: Pet Peeves with Kids' Activities: Having built up a good head of steam on our first topic, we keep it up with some complaints about kids' activities. Can no one plan ahead anymore?!

36:32 Roundabout Roundup: Catherine shouts out Fitbit's customer service, while Terri praises her good friend's desk-cavation skills and Nicole cheers for Vidcon.

42:38 Interview of the Week: Catherine chats with occupational therapist Meghan Corridan, who shares suggestions for board games that are good for kids with special needs. (Read more about these games and others in Meghan's post on the Friendship Circle blog; games mentioned here are Zingo, Friends and Neighbors, Crazy Legs, and Yeti in My Spaghetti.)

54:12 Shameless Self-Promotion: Catherine's Instagram, 5 Things Parents Need to Knows About Inclusive Education, Friendship Circle's Monthly Roundup.

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.