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Join Megan Morrone, mother of three toddlers, and Leo Laporte, father of two teens, as they talk about parenting in the digital age, featuring lots of helpful links and advice, plus interviews with other geek parents, web site designers, and bloggers. Although the show is no longer in production, you can enjoy episodes from the TWiT Archives.

Join Megan Morrone, mother of three toddlers, and Leo Laporte, father of two teens, as they talk about parenting in the digital age, featuring lots of helpful links and advice, plus interviews with other geek parents, web site designers, and bloggers. Although the show is no longer in production, you can enjoy episodes from the TWiT Archives.
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United States

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TWiT

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Join Megan Morrone, mother of three toddlers, and Leo Laporte, father of two teens, as they talk about parenting in the digital age, featuring lots of helpful links and advice, plus interviews with other geek parents, web site designers, and bloggers. Although the show is no longer in production, you can enjoy episodes from the TWiT Archives.

Language:

English


Episodes

JM 72: RattleMe

11/15/2008
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RattleMe, Smart Girls and Smart Boys, Ze Frank's Flickr memory game, school tech, and more. Audible pick of the week: (This one is just for grown-ups) The Garden of Last Days, Unabridged, By Andre Dubus III, Narrated by Dan John Miller. For a free audiobook, visit AudibleKids.com/jumpingmonkeys. Hosts: Megan Morrone and Leo Laporte Full show notes available on Megan's blog, JumpingMonkeys.com. The Jumping Monkeys theme is by Paul Minshall. Bandwidth for Jumping Monkeys is provided...

Duration:00:53:01

JM 71: The Mommy Docs

11/9/2008
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Practical pediatric info, Froose, Neil Gaiman, Nest, and more. Jamie A. Freishtat (Board Certified Pediatrician), M.D. and Rachel L. Schreiber, M.D., FAAAAI (board certified in both Allergy/Immunology and Internal Medicine) of MommyDocs.com offer practical pediatric information for parents by moms (who happen to be doctors.) Audible pick of the week: Classic Wizard of Oz, Unabridged, By Listen & Live Audio. For a free audiobook, visit AudibleKids.com/jumpingmonkeys. Hosts: Megan...

Duration:00:56:45

JM 70: Equally Shared Parenting

11/1/2008
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Equally Shared Parenting, Lots to Say Baby, $5 Dinners, Girls on the Run, and more. Audible pick of the week: Homer Price, Unabridged, By Robert McCloskey, Narrated by Mike Ferreri. For a free audiobook, visit AudibleKids.com/jumpingmonkeys. Hosts: Megan Morrone and Leo Laporte Full show notes available on Megan's blog, JumpingMonkeys.com. The Jumping Monkeys theme is by Paul Minshall. Bandwidth for Jumping Monkeys is provided by CacheFly.

Duration:00:55:08

JM 69: Coworking

10/25/2008
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Freelancers get together, Manga statistics, Gagas is going going, Metal for Monsters, and more. Our guest is Felicity Chapman of Cubes and Crayons. Audible pick of the week: Blindness, Unabridged, By Jose Saramago, Narrated by Jonathan Davis Hosts: Megan Morrone and Leo Laporte Guest: Felicity Chapman Full show notes available on Megan's blog, JumpingMonkeys.com. The Jumping Monkeys theme is by Paul Minshall. Bandwidth for Jumping Monkeys is provided by CacheFly.

Duration:00:56:00

JM 68: Using Wikipedia

10/19/2008
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How Wikipedia Works, The Boon Squirt, Book Closeout's Kids Section, Tiny Revolutionary, and more. Audible pick of the week: Downtown Owl by Chuck Klosterman read by Philip Baker Hall. For a free audiobook, visit AudibleKids.com/jumpingmonkeys. Hosts: Megan Morrone and Leo Laporte Full show notes available on Megan's blog, JumpingMonkeys.com. The Jumping Monkeys theme is by Paul Minshall. Bandwidth for Jumping Monkeys is provided by CacheFly.

Duration:01:01:31

JM 67: Caring Corners

10/12/2008
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Caring Corners, EyeClops Night Vision Goggles, NaughtyCodes.com, Stinky Kids, and more. Audible Kids pick of the week: Socks, Unabridged, by Beverly Cleary, narrated by Neil Patrick Harris. To get free audiobooks, visit AudibleKids.com/jumpingmonkeys. Hosts: Megan Morrone and Leo Laporte Guest: Jerry Perez Full show notes available on Megan's blog, JumpingMonkeys.com. The Jumping Monkeys theme is by Paul Minshall. Bandwidth for Jumping Monkeys is provided by CacheFly.

Duration:00:56:17

JM 66: The Baby Name Wizard

10/4/2008
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The Baby Name Wizard, new Nanos, PicWash, Amuse Me Baby, and more. Audible Kids pick of the week: The True History of Little Goldenhood, by Andrew Lang, Narrated by Leo Laporte. To sign up for a free audiobook, visit Audible.com/monkeys. Hosts: Megan Morrone and Leo Laporte Full show notes available on Megan's blog, JumpingMonkeys.com. The Jumping Monkeys theme is by Paul Minshall. Bandwidth for Jumping Monkeys is provided by CacheFly.

Duration:01:02:21

JM 65: Teen Health

9/27/2008
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Dr. Danny Lee talks about adolescent obesity and Internet/video game use. Plus, we discuss Gaga's, Princess Katie and Racer Steve's Music Drive, and more. Audible pick of the week: Raising Your Spirited Child, Abridged, by Mary Sheedy Kurcinka, Narrated by Mary Sheedy Kurckina. To sign up for a free audiobook, visit Audible.com/monkeys. Hosts: Megan Morrone and Leo Laporte Guest: Dr. Danny Lee Full show notes available on Megan's blog, JumpingMonkeys.com. The Jumping Monkeys theme...

Duration:01:10:50

JM 64: InstantAmber

9/20/2008
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InstantAmber, Fliggity, Free Coloring Book, banning cluster bombs, and more. Audible pick of the week: Blindness, Unabridged, by Jose Saramago, Narrated by Jonathan Davis. To sign up for a free audiobook, visit Audible.com/monkeys. Hosts: Megan Morrone and Leo Laporte Guest: Matt Berman Full show notes available on Megan's blog, JumpingMonkeys.com. The Jumping Monkeys theme is by Paul Minshall. Bandwidth for Jumping Monkeys is provided by CacheFly.

Duration:00:49:07

JM 63: School Anxiety

9/13/2008
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Overcoming School Anxiety, Family Music Meltdown 2, Rather Be Shopping, Save Mr. Rogers, and more. Audible pick of the week: Sylvester and the Magic Pebble by William Steig, read by Rex Robbins. To sign up for a free audiobook, visit Audible.com/monkeys. Hosts: Megan Morrone and Leo Laporte Guest: Diane Peters Mayer Full show notes available on Megan's blog, JumpingMonkeys.com. The Jumping Monkeys theme is by Paul Minshall. Bandwidth for Jumping Monkeys is provided by CacheFly.

Duration:01:01:21

JM 62: Techy Toys

9/6/2008
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Toy B. Ville, Fantastic Contraption, Free Language Lessons, Recycline, Rickets, and more. Audible pick of the week: Otherwise Known as Sheila the Great. To sign up for a free audiobook, visit Audible.com/monkeys. Hosts: Megan Morrone and Leo Laporte Guest: Darren Turbeville Full show notes available on Megan's blog, JumpingMonkeys.com. The Jumping Monkeys theme is by Paul Minshall. Bandwidth for Jumping Monkeys is provided by CacheFly.

Duration:00:54:51

JM 61: Eco-Friendly Families

8/30/2008
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Eco-Friendly Families, Darling Mummy, Bullfrog from Outer Level Corp, books, a contest, and more. Audible pick of the week: The Amelia Bedlia Collection by Peggy Parish, read by Suzanne Toren Hosts: Megan Morrone and Leo Laporte Full show notes available on Megan's blog, JumpingMonkeys.com. The Jumping Monkeys theme is by Paul Minshall. Bandwidth for Jumping Monkeys is provided by CacheFly.

Duration:01:05:03

JM 60: Comeback

8/23/2008
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The Comeback, Juku Couture, Laptop Lunches, back to school guide, NUI Water, Totlol, scanning digital photos, and more. Audible pick of the week: We're Going on a Bear Hunt (Listen and Join In) by Michael Rosen Hosts: Megan Morrone and Leo Laporte Full show notes available on Megan's blog, JumpingMonkeys.com. The Jumping Monkeys theme is by Paul Minshall. Bandwidth for Jumping Monkeys is provided by CacheFly.

Duration:01:09:07

JM 59: The Stinky Cheese Man

8/16/2008
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Stinky Cheese Man, Mo Willems Stuff, Rookie Moms Staycations, the gift of sight, and more. Audible Kids pick of the week: Cowboy and Octopus (Unabridged) by Jon Scieszka, narrated by Mike Ferreri. Visit AudibleKids.com/jumpingmonkeys for nine free audible books. Hosts: Megan Morrone and Leo Laporte Full show notes available on Megan's blog, JumpingMonkeys.com. The Jumping Monkeys theme is by Paul Minshall. Bandwidth for Jumping Monkeys is provided by CacheFly.

Duration:01:06:07

JM 58: SmugMug

8/9/2008
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SmugMug, Peanut Butter Pointer, Thrifty Green Baby Guide, Brady's Smile, and more. Audible Kids pick of the week: The Mysterious Tadpole by Steven Kellogg. Visit AudibleKids.com/jumpingmonkeys for nine free audible books. Hosts: Megan Morrone and Leo Laporte Full show notes available on Megan's blog, JumpingMonkeys.com. The Jumping Monkeys theme is by Paul Minshall. Bandwidth for Jumping Monkeys is provided by CacheFly.

Duration:01:06:14

JM 57: Toy Rescue

8/2/2008
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Toy Rescue, Custom Made for Kids, Free Shipping, Date for Trees, and more. We're joined by Charles Parker and Elaine Smith (with puppets Skip and Molly) from Toy Rescue and Archivist Alison. Audible Kids pick of the week: The Penderwicks: A Summer Tale of Four Sisters, Two Rabbits, and a Very Interesting Boy by Jeanne Birdsall Hosts: Megan Morrone and Leo Laporte Guests: Charles Parker and Elaine Smith Full show notes available on Megan's blog, JumpingMonkeys.com. The Jumping...

Duration:00:53:12

JM 56: A Guy Named Dave

7/26/2008
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One man is trying to reduce his possessions to only 100 things by November. AudibleKids.com pick: Miss Nelson is Missing (Unabridged) by Harry Allard, narrated by Cindy Haynes Hosts: Megan Morrone and Leo Laporte Full show notes available on Megan's blog, JumpingMonkeys.com. The Jumping Monkeys theme is by Paul Minshall. Bandwidth for Jumping Monkeys is provided by CacheFly.

Duration:01:12:43

JM 55: Saving for College

7/19/2008
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Starting the college fund, WALL-E, white noise, Spore, and more. Audible pick: Boots on the Ground at Dusk (My Tribute to Pat Tillman) by Mary Tillman, Read by Mary Tillman. Visit Audible.com/monkeys to sign up for your free audio book. Hosts: Megan Morrone and Leo Laporte Guest: Jeff Frese Full show notes available on Megan's blog, JumpingMonkeys.com. The Jumping Monkeys theme is by Paul Minshall. Bandwidth for Jumping Monkeys is provided by CacheFly.

Duration:01:00:27

JM 54: Car Seat Safety

7/12/2008
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Car seats, SweetPea 3, cheap gifts, FileSwap, and more. Audible pick: Skippyjon Jones and the Big Bones by Judy Schachner, narrated by Judy Schachner. Visit Audible.com/monkeys to sign up for your free audio book. Hosts: Megan Morrone and Leo Laporte Guest: Kate O'Connell Full show notes available on Megan's blog, JumpingMonkeys.com. The Jumping Monkeys theme is by Paul Minshall. Bandwidth for Jumping Monkeys is provided by CacheFly.

Duration:00:59:20

JM 53: Homeschooling

7/5/2008
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A look at homeschooling with Dana Loesch of Mamalogues.com... Audible book of the week: The Frog and Toad Collection by Arnold Lobel. And visit Audible.com/monkeys for a free audible book. Hosts: Megan Morrone and Leo Laporte Guest: Dana Loesch Full show notes available on Megan's blog, JumpingMonkeys.com. The Jumping Monkeys theme is by Paul Minshall. Bandwidth for Jumping Monkeys is provided by CacheFly.

Duration:01:12:25