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Your Ancestors Were Not Helicopter Parents

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New trends in parenting pop up all the time – and they can get in the way of age-old wisdom. Michaeleen Doucleff, correspondent for NPR’s Science Desk, joins host Krys Boyd to discuss her journeys with her daughter, from the Arctic to the Yucatan, to understand parenting best practices around the world and why American parents may be getting it all wrong. Her book is called “Hunt, Gather, Parent: What Ancient Cultures Can Teach Us About the Lost Art of Raising Happy, Helpful Little Humans.”