Do worries about your kids’ safety dominate your parenting choices? How often do you feel pressured to make parenting choices as a result of judgment from others? We are parenting in an age of overwhelming fear and constant judgment. Understanding how we got here, what the dangers really are (and are not), and how we can parent more courageously and wisely, can help us to better navigate parenting in the modern age.

In this episode, Kim Brooks, author of Small Animals: Parenthood in the Age of Fear, joins Yael and offers deep wisdom in parenting well in the current cultural climate.

Listen and discover:

‧ Why parenting culture has devolved into fear

‧ What some of the important dangers are, and which common worries are not worthy of the attention we give them

‧ Why we judge parents, particularly mothers, so harshly

‧ How to become a more brave and effective parent in this cultural milieu

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