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Parenting Bytes

229 EpisodesProduced by Rebecca Levey, Andrea Smith, Amy OztanWebsite

From digital dilemmas like managing screen time and the effects of social media, to new apps and devices that can make parenting easier (or at least more fun), family tech expert Rebecca Levey, along with tech reporter Andrea Smith and blogger Amy Oztan, explore the ups and downs of parenting in the… read more


The best podcasts for kids, teens, and adults - episode 179

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Are you looking for the best podcasts for your kids, or for yourself? Or maybe something that you can listen to together? We've gathered together a great selection of podcasts for all ages, including lots of podcasts for kids that you just might get hooked on yourself!

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This Week's Links

Intro (00:00:11)

Rebecca Levey, KidzVuz

Amy Oztan, Amy Ever After

Andrea Smith, technology guru extraordinaire


Aftershokz Bone Conduction Headphones (00:01:16)

Trekz Air

Trekz Titanium Mini

Bone Conduction Technology

Trekz Bundles – use code PB50

The Best Podcasts for Kids, Teens, and Adults (00:10:27)

Podcasts for Kids:

Book Club for Kids

But Why?


Pants on Fire

Harry Potter and the Sacred Text

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, Book 1 – unabridged audiobook

Short and Curly

Story Pirates

Wow in the World

The Unexplainable Disappearance of Mars Patel

Podcasts for Teens and Adults:

The History Chicks


This American Life

Slate Political Gabfest

The Waves

The Daily, with Miachael Barbaro

Recode Decode, hosted by Kara Swisher

Pivot with Kara Swisher and Scott Galloway

Stay Tuned with Preet

(Death Penalty episode was February 28th, 2019, with Bryan Stevenson)

Still Processing with Wesley Morris and Jenna Wortham

Still Processing: M.J. episode

Modern Love

The Bowery Boys

West Wing Weekly

Joshua Malina on Twitter

Slow Burn with Leon Neyfakh

You Must Remember This


Making Oprah/Making Obama


Amazon Prime

Spotify Premium

Google Play Music

Bytes of the Week (00:35:25)

J.K. Rowling found out her books helped save this baby’s life. Her response was magic. by Jekkey Benham French – UpWorthy

Pocket Casts on iTunes

Pocket Casts for Android

Sonos Beam Soundbar

Good Trouble on Freeform


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