16 minutes | Jun 23rd 2020

How To Talk About Your Unique Family (with Peter Rider)

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Stay-at-home dad Peter Rider shares his experience--the good, the bad, and the funny--with being detailed and clear when talking to his kids about all sorts of things. From having two gay dads to contracting head lice and more, he believes being explicit is the way to go. “One thing that I've been thinking about a lot over the past year, especially as my kids get a little older, is the balance between modeling behaviors vs. being really explicit and explaining things. I think I started out thinking that when it comes to values, kids really learn by seeing. But I think increasingly I've thought...about how you actually have to be really explicit about some things.” Be sure to check out our fantastic sponsors: BetterHelp offers affordable, private online counseling anytime, anywhere. Get 10% off your first month when you use discount code “goodkids" at betterhelp.com/goodkids Get your best sleep plus up to $200 off and more when you order a new Helix Mattress today, visit helixsleep.com/goodkids Laurel Springs recognizes that each child is a unique individual with their own personal interests and learning style. Enroll your child today and get your registration fee waived. Visit laurelsprings.com/goodkids to learn more! To follow along with a transcript and/or take notes for friends and family, go to https://www.lemonadamedia.com/show/good-kids/ shortly after the air date. Stay up to date with Good Kids and everything Lemonada and follow us on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram at @LemonadaMedia.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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