While we love all of our Spawned guests, there are some interviews that truly reshape our views on parenting. That’s just how we feel about this chat with global education expert Jordan Shapiro, author of the acclaimed international best-seller, The New Childhood: Raising Kids to Thrive in a Connected World

We think he’ll blow your mind too, as we discuss his fascinating views on the benefits of kids and tech, embracing family screen time, why fear of technology may be worse than actual technology, how video games got such a bad rap, and so much more.

It’s a terrific episode, whether you’re already raising tech-savvy tweens and teens, or little ones who aren’t quite there yet.

Jordan Shapiro: Author of The New Childhood: Raising Kids to Thrive in a Connected World
Photo:  Amanda Steinberg

Listen to this terrific discussion on iTunes right now (or your favorite podcasting app works too!), or click right here to listen. Subscribed to Spawned on iTunes too, so you never miss an episode.

Plus as always, you’ll want to stick around for three very fun cool picks of the week. (We can’t stop laughing over Kristen’s.)

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