Jumping Monkeys (Audio)

Join Megan Morrone, mother of three toddlers, and Leo Laporte, father of two teens, as they talk about parenting in the digital age, featuring lots of helpful links and advice, plus interviews with other geek parents, web site designers, and bloggers. Although the show is no longer in production, you can enjoy episodes from the TWiT Archives.

53:02 2008-11-15
RattleMe, Smart Girls and Smart Boys, Ze Frank's Flickr memory game, school tech, and more. Our guest is Amy Wondany of RattleMe. Spend: Nintendo DS Smart Girls and Smart Boys Series Save: Save money on a memory game, use Ze Frank's free Flickr memory...
56:45 2008-11-09
Practical pediatric info, Froose, Neil Gaiman, Nest, and more. Our guests are Jamie A. Freishtat (Board Certified Pediatrician), M.D and Rachel L. Schreiber, M.D., FAAAAI (board certified in both Allergy/Immunology and Internal Medicine) of MommyDocs.co...
55:08 2008-11-01
Equally Shared Parenting, Lots to Say Baby, $5 Dinners, Girls on the Run, and more. Our guests are Amy and Marc Vachon of Equally Shared Parenting Spend: Lots to Say Baby Save: $5 Dinners Give: Girls on the Run Other links: Dad-O-Matic Wired Magazi...
56:01 2008-10-26
Freelancers get together, Manga statistics, Gagas is going going, Metal for Monsters, and more. Our guest is Felicity Chapman of Cubes and Crayons Spend: The Manga Guide to Statistics. Here are some example pages Save: Gagas' Going Out of Business sal...
22:01:31 2008-10-19
How Wikipedia Works, The Boon Squirt, Book Closeout's Kids Section, Tiny Revolutionary, and more. Our guest is Pheobe Ayers, librarian and one of the authors of How Wikipedia Works Spend: The Boon Squirt Save: Book Closeout's Kids Section Give: Tiny ...
56:17 2008-10-13
Caring Corners, EyeClops Night Vision Goggles, NaughtyCodes.com, Stinky Kids, and more. Spend: EyeClops Night Vision Goggles - now $72.84 at Amazon Save: NaughtyCodes.com Give: Stinky Kids Other links:Operation SAFE CHILD Treadmills Used to Play WoW...
22:02:21 2008-10-04
The Baby Name Wizard, new Nanos, PicWash, Amuse Me Baby, and more. Our guest is Laura Wattenberg, author of The Baby Name Wizard and creator of The Baby Name Voyager. Spend: New Nanos Save: PicWash Give: Amuse Me Baby - Nursing Covers Other links: T...
22:10:50 2008-09-27
Our guest Dr. Danny Lee speaks on adolescent obesity and Internet/video game use. Spend: Cooking Tongs Save: Gaga's - rent formal wear for kids online. Give: Princess Katie and Racer Steve's Music Drive Other links:Board Books 1 Board Books 2 Pictu...
49:08 2008-09-20
Instant Amber, Fliggity, Free Coloring Book, banning cluster bombs, and more. Our guest is Matt Berman of InstantAmber Spend: Fliggity Save: Free Coloring Book: The true story of Inky the Whale Give: Survivor Corps: Sign the treaty to ban cluster bom...
22:01:22 2008-09-13
Overcoming School Anxiety, Family Music Meltdown 2, Rather Be Shopping, Save Mr. Rogers, and more. Our guest is Diane Peters Mayer, author of the book Overcoming School Anxiety. Contest: Send us your tips. Make the subject line "Peanut Butter" and if w...
54:52 2008-09-06
Toy B. Ville, Fantastic Contraption, Free Language Lessons, Recycline, Rickets, and more. Our guest is Darren Turbeville from Toy B. Ville Spend: Fantastic Contraption, $10 Save: Free Language Lessons at the BBC blog Give: Recycline Other links:Rick...
22:05:04 2008-08-30
Eco-Friendly Families, Darling Mummy, Bullfrog from Outer Level Corp, books, a contest, and more. Our guest is Helen Coronato, author of Eco-Friendly Families and A Novel Idea: Stories Behind the Bookshelves Spend: Darling Mummy Save: Bullfrog from Ou...
22:09:07 2008-08-24
The Comeback, Juku Couture, Laptop Lunches, back to school guide, NUI Water, Totlol, scanning digital photos, and more. Our guest is Emma Gilbey Keller, author of The Comeback, about leaving the work force to raise kids and then going back. Spend: Juku...
22:06:07 2008-08-16
Stinky Cheese Man, Mo Willems Stuff, Rookie Moms Staycations, the gift of sight, and more. Our guests are Jon Scieszka, author of "The True Story of the Three Little Pigs," "The Story of The Stinky Cheese Man and Other Fairly Stupid Tales," and Guys Rea...
22:06:14 2008-08-09
SmugMug, Peanut Butter Pointer, Thrifty Green Baby Guide, Brady's Smile, and more. Our guest is Andy Williams from SmugMug. Spend: Peanut Butter Pointer Save: The Thrifty Green Baby Guide Give: Brady's Smile Use coupon code LEOLAPORTE and get 20% of...
53:12 2008-08-02
Toy Rescue, Custom Made for Kids, Free Shipping, Date for Trees, and more. Our guests are Charles Parker and Elaine Smith (with puppets Skip and Molly) from Toy Rescue and Archivist Alison. Spend: Custom Made for Kids: The first adventures of incredibl...
22:12:44 2008-07-26
One man is trying to reduce his possessions to only 100 things by November. Our guest is Dave Bruno of GuyNamedDave.com Spend: Doozla Save: CardStix Give: VeryMeri Call: (707) 981–4602 to leave a message for Megan and Leo about the show, or use th...
22:00:27 2008-07-19
Starting the college fund, WALL-E, white noise, Spore, and more. Our guest is Jeff Frese of the Freshman Fund. Spend: WALL-E. Save: Free White Noise Generator. Give: Spore Vote Audible pick: Boots on the Ground at Dusk (My Tribute to Pat Tillman) by...
59:20 2008-07-12
Carseats, SweetPea 3, cheap gifts, FileSwap, and more. Our guest is Kate O'Connell on Carseat Safety Spend: SweetPea 3 from Peapod Toys Save: Simple Dollars hack for finding holiday gifts on the cheap. Give: FlipSwap Audible pick: Skippyjon Jones an...
22:12:25 2008-07-05
Our guest is Dana Loesch of Mamalogues on Homeschooling Spend: Pedz Pedometer for KidsSave: Tessy and Tab Give: Global Giving Audible book of the week: The Frog and Toad Collection by Arnold Lobel. And visit Audible.com/monkeys for a free audible book....
22:15:30 2008-06-28
Peter Pan's untold backstory, Baby Steals, Circle of Friends, FreeRangeKids, and more. Our guest is author Ridley Pearson, author of Peter and the Starcatchers (the Peter Pan prequel) with humorist Dave Barry. Spend: Circle of Friends Bath Products Sa...
50:23 2008-06-21
Our guest is Lisa Kothari of Peppers and Pollywogs Spend: Safety Tat Save: Geek Crafts Give: BabySmash Sandra Day O'Connor announces website to teach middle schoolers civics NY Times article: So Young and So Gadgeted Audible pick of the week: The O...
22:11:54 2008-06-14
Our guest is Dr. Mike of Pediacast on vaccines Spend: Insect Lore: Butterfly Garden Save: JungleCrazy.com Give: Fresh Air Fund New research says women are just not interested in science. Audible pick: AudibleKids.com and Owl Moon by Jane Yolen read ...
51:00 2008-06-07
Our guest is Jay Golden of Gorilla in the Greenhouse Spend: Palm Centro Save: Turn a Doll House into a Faerie House on WikiHow Give: Tiny Revolutionary: This Shirt Saved a Life Audible pick: AudibleKids.com Visit bootygoo.com and use coupon code "mo...
22:06:19 2008-05-31
Our guest is Jamie Joyce, Communications Director of of Girl Scouts of the USA. Spend: Inventing Matilda Save: Retail Me Not Give: FAME, Foundation for African Medicine and Education Audible Pick: Strega Nona by Tomie De Palo Visit bootygoo.com and ...
22:10:00 2008-05-25
Our guests are New York Times technology reporter Brad Stone and Electronic Frontier Foundation civil liberties director Jennifer Granick, parents of twins. Spend: superflykidz - handmade superhero capes Save: Redbox - rent movies for $1/day. Give: Gr...
54:29 2008-05-18
We talk with Jeff McCann of The Weekend Starts Here, a blog about parenting and ADD. Jeff is the stay at home dad of a blended family of seven, two sets of twins, only one boy and Jeff has ADD. Hosts: Megan Morrone and Leo Laporte Guest: Jeff McCann F...
22:16:29 2008-05-11
We talk with Dr. Ruthann Russo, author of 7 Steps to Your Best Possible Healthcare Also, Jeremiah of Z Recommends about his homemade robots AUDIBLE PICK: Whistle for Willie by Ezra Jack Keats Hosts: Megan Morrone and Leo Laporte Guest: Dr. Ruthann Ru...
57:56 2008-05-03
Ashley Merryman on why kids lie. Hosts: Megan Morrone and Leo Laporte Guest: Ashley Merryman Full show notes available on Megan's blog, JumpingMonkeys.com. Bandwidth for Jumping Monkeys is provided by Cachefly. The Jumping Monkeys theme is by Paul Mi...
22:04:09 2008-04-26
Vanessa Van Petten, Cubes and Crayons, Photoshop Express and more... Hosts: Megan Morrone and Leo Laporte Guest: Vanessa Van Petten Full show notes available on Megan's blog, JumpingMonkeys.com. Bandwidth for Jumping Monkeys is provided by Cachefly. ...
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