Younger But Wiser
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The parents' guide to what's in this podcast.
What Parents Need to Know
Parents need to know that Younger But Wiser's mission is to bridge the gap between older and younger generations of women with the goal of creating a sense of empathy and understanding. Each episode is presented as a conversation between the host, Ripley Rader and a teen girl. Topics include friendship, creativity, trust, self acceptance and more. At the end of each conversation Rader asks questions that bridge the gap between the two generations, such as "what is something that you hope you don't lose as you get older?" Overall, the podcast has a theme of empathy and compassion for self and others. While Younger But Wiser is intended for "parents and daughters alike" all teens could gain valuable insights from this show.
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What’s It About?
YOUNGER BUT WISER is a podcast that celebrates the wisdom of teen girls. Each episode focuses on topics like perfectionism, friendship and self-care. There's also a component where teen girls share what they would like older generations of women to know about them. Host, Ripley Rader describes the mission of Younger But Wiser as a podcast where different generations of women can talk and actually hear each other.
Is It Any Good?
This podcast offers positive role models for teen and adult listeners. The teen girls featured on Younger But Wiser offer hope for future generations. The guests are well spoken, insightful, and above all compassionate. The underlying theme of showing kindness towards yourself and others is truly inspiring across generations. This podcast is a great for kids and their parents or caregivers to listen to together as it opens the door to heartfelt conversation.
Talk to Your Kids About ...
Families can talk about the theme of compassion found throughout the episodes of Younger But Wiser. What is compassion? How can you show compassion to yourself when you make a mistake? How do you show compassion to others?
Do you think older generations should listen to younger generations about how they see the world? Why or why not? How does sharing different generational experiences build a bond between generations?
Do you think life as a teen now is different than it was in the past? Why or why not?
Empathy between different generations is a central theme throughout this podcast. Why is this an important character strength?
- Release date: October 17, 2021
- Genre: Social Emotional Learning
- Average Run Time: 21 minutes
- Website: https://www.matriarchdm.com/
- Host: Ripley Rader
- Publisher: Matriarch Digital Media
- Pricing structure: Free
- Topics: Great Girl Role Models, High School
- Character Strengths: Compassion
- Last updated: December 20, 2022
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