KJ Dell’Antonia on How To Be a Happier Parent and Love (Almost) Every Minute

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This week’s episode features an in-depth conversation with writer and podcaster KJ Dell’Antonia. We discuss her incredible new book HOW TO BE A HAPPIER PARENT, the anxiety she felt leaving her editorial position at The New York Times and becoming a freelancer, some tips on dealing with anxious children, and how happier parents lead to happier children.

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KJ Dell'Antonia is a writer and a regular contributor to The New York Times, where she wrote and edited the Motherlode blog from 2011 until 2016 and was a contributing editor to the Well Family section from 2016-2017.

Prior to this, she was one of Slate's XX Factor bloggers and a contributor to Slate, where she covered parenting and a broad range of subjects, from legal issues to pop culture.

She is also the co-host of the popular #AmWriting podcast.

KJ lives in Lyme, New Hampshire, with her husband and four children.

Her latest book is called How to Be a Happier Parent: Raising a Family, Having a Life, and Loving (Almost) Every Minute, and is in stores everywhere on August 21. To grab the audiobook for free (and a 30-day free trial of the Audible service), head over to www.anxietydiariespodcast.com/audible.

You can find KJ at www.kjdellantonia.com or at www.howtobeahappierparent.com and follow her on Twitter @kjdellantonia and Instagram @kjda. You can also find her on Facebook right here. You can find the #AmWriting podcast on any of your preferred podcast platforms.

Full show notes can be found at: www.anxietydiariespodcast.com/23

The New York Times story that I wrote in 2015 (which KJ edited) is called “I Told the World We’d Raise an Only Child. I Was Wrong.” You can find it here.

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You can find the podcast at www.anxietydiariespodcast.com or at imsoanxious.com, on Facebook and Instagram @anxietydiariespodcast and on Twitter @anxietydiarypod.

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