Mom & Dad: Dino Dilemma Edition

$On this week’s episode: Jamilah, Dan, and Elizabeth debate how to teach a kid about dinosaurs when the parents differ ideologically about evolution and creationism. They also answer a question about prepping a teen for her first concert by herself, whenever it’s safe to see live music again. 

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Dan recommends Wingspan. 

Elizabeth recommends Warmies. 

Jamilah recommends Trader Joe’s Gluten Free Cinnamon Coffee Cake Muffins. 

Also Mentioned:
Evolution Education in the U.S. Is Getting Better by Glenn Branch and Ann Reid. 

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Podcast produced by Rosemary Belson.
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