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Coping With Coronavirus: Tips For Your Wallet And Kitchen
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Coping With Coronavirus: Tips For Your Wallet And Kitchen

Staying at home means new challenges for your daily habits. This episode, we talk about budget tips and cooking hacks for your self-quarantine time.

Coping With Coronavirus: Tips For Your Wallet And Kitchen

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Anxious Thoughts? 5 Tips To Help You Sleep
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Anxious Thoughts? 5 Tips To Help You Sleep

Difficulty sleeping can cause anxiety, which often leads to more trouble sleeping. Life Kit host Allison Aubrey talks to sleep experts about how cognitive behavioral therapy for insomnia can bring relief for people with chronic sleep issues.

Anxious Thoughts? 5 Tips To Help You Sleep

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Tips For Homeschooling During Coronavirus

Tens of millions of parents are homeschooling their kids during the coronavirus. Here's a realistic guide to keeping kids engaged and everyone sane. Hint: this is a good time for passion projects and sleeping in a bit.

Tips For Homeschooling During Coronavirus

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Stuck Inside? Here's Your TV Streaming Strategy

As more television streaming services pop up, consumers face more choice than ever. NPR's TV critic lays out a streaming strategy, so you know what options are worth your time.

Stuck Inside? Here's Your TV Streaming Strategy

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Disrupted and Distanced: The Latest Advice On Navigating Coronavirus

How can I tell the difference between allergies and coronavirus symptoms? Can you get coronavirus from food? Can I have people over? The coronavirus pandemic is causing lots of uncertainty about everyday life. In this episode, Life Kit host Allison Aubrey answers common questions about coronavirus. This was recorded March 17, 2020. Because the news is moving fast, check npr.org for the latest updates.

Disrupted and Distanced: The Latest Advice On Navigating Coronavirus

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8 Tips To Make Working From Home, Work For You
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8 Tips To Make Working From Home, Work For You

Millions of people are trying to work from home because of coronavirus. Life Kit wants to help WFH work for you, especially if you're doing so for the first time.

8 Tips To Make Working From Home, Work For You

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Coronavirus And Parenting: What You Need To Know Now
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Coronavirus And Parenting: What You Need To Know Now

Coronavirus is raising a lot of questions for parents. From how to talk to children about coronavirus to weathering school closures, enforcing good hygiene and some screen time strategies when you're home with little ones, Life Kit answers your coronavirus questions.

Coronavirus And Parenting: What You Need To Know Now

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'Big Mouth' Creators On Embracing The Awkwardness Of Puberty

Nick Kroll and Andrew Goldberg are the co-creators of 'Big Mouth,' an animated comedy about a group of tweens stumbling through the mysteries of puberty. Kroll and Goldberg talk with Life Kit parenting hosts about normalizing shame, building empathy, weathering awkward puberty moments and hormone monsters.

'Big Mouth' Creators On Embracing The Awkwardness Of Puberty

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How To Read Food Labels, From Free-Range To Fair Trade
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How To Read Food Labels, From Free-Range To Fair Trade

So many food labels proclaim their eco-virtues these days: organic, pasture raised, cage-free, non-GMO. But what is a label based on? Here are six ways to make sense of it all.

How To Read Food Labels, From Free-Range To Fair Trade

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When It Comes To Exercise, "All Movement Counts"
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When It Comes To Exercise, "All Movement Counts"

Feeling blocked with it comes to starting an exercise habit? You can actually get the health benefits of exercise with just 22 minutes of exercise a day — and you might be surprised what "counts" as exercise. Kiss your excuses goodbye!

When It Comes To Exercise, "All Movement Counts"

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