8 Comments

  1. Karin Bourassa
    Karin Bourassa July 6, 2013 at 1:47 pm | | Reply

    Loved listening to the stories!

  2. Eva Gumprecht
    Eva Gumprecht July 7, 2013 at 8:14 am | | Reply

    I especially enjoyed the Plastic Stars story. The naming of that special kind of talking and listening in the dark, where all demands, and even cues, about how the “other” is responding drop out, and one is free to ask and listen to the deepest questions. Also appreciated the variety on the theme of how much one steers, or leaves children to discover themselves. Ranging from Larry’s somewhat chilling story about roaming free, with adults who basically didn’t know where their kids were, with all the adventure and real danger that involved (what must the man in the suit have thought when he discovered the raft minus a child?!), to the incredibly thoughtful and organized parenting strategies of your sister, and the many shades between.

  3. Marilyn
    Marilyn July 7, 2013 at 4:49 pm | | Reply

    Wonderful interview and wisdom from young thoughtful moms. Enjoyed this very much.

  4. julie weatherston
    julie weatherston July 8, 2013 at 11:13 am | | Reply

    loved the whole thing.

  5. miette
    miette July 9, 2013 at 9:26 am | | Reply

    Gorgeous from start to end. I loved all three perspectives, yours included.

    More Larry Masset piano music, please!

  6. Felix Lawrence
    Felix Lawrence July 11, 2013 at 10:09 am | | Reply

    This is a great show, hope it gets wide distribution. I’ve been listening to VPR for years, never heard such thoughtful, human programming. Wow!

  7. Ruth Kassel
    Ruth Kassel July 15, 2013 at 8:47 am | | Reply

    I listened to this in pieces (problem with time, computer crash) and found each
    one fascinating in itself. Emailed it on to my granddaughter who has 3 children,
    4,2, and 6 mo. Wonderful road map for a very important job. And a great check on the eternal question, did I do it right?

  8. Cynthia Rubin
    Cynthia Rubin July 20, 2013 at 8:47 am | | Reply

    Ditto re: all the above comments. Beautifully done and genuinely heart- full.

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