BONUS post: Kids' Questions About Friendship
The funnest podcast I've ever done.
I was invited to be a guest on “But Why: A Podcast for Curious Kids” on Vermont Public Radio. The topic was, “Why do we have friends?” The hosts, Jane Lindholm and Melody Bodette, included recordings of children asking questions about friendship. The kids were so cute!!! This was absolutely the funnest podcast I have ever done!
Tell me what you think: Would you like me to answer more questions from kids? Should I set up a way that parents can send me a recording of their child’s (brief) question about friendship?
If you haven’t already, you may want to check out my website with friendship advice for kids: DrFriendtastic.com.
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