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Back Row 505 – 508 | Raising Nerdy Kids

SHOW NOTES

 

Radio Matt & Mo discuss how they connect with their kids through nerdy fandoms, how it differs from when they were kids, and how parents need to have one hand on the wheel in a world that is only growing more nerdy.

This is a collection of all the content from all four daily Morning Shows from this past week. The main topic segments begin at about the 1:46:30 mark.

The Back Row Morning Show is recording live in advance on Twitch.tv/LTNonair Saturdays at 9am Eastern. Be sure to check us out while we are recording and be a part of creating the show in real-time! This is also the place to be if you are into bonus stories and extra content! 

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Episode Hosts

Radio Matt
DIR OF CONTENT & RESOURCES
Station Manager of LTN Radio and co-host of the "Nerd History Podcast" & the "Two Words Podcast". Matt is a third-generation radio station manager who has done pretty much every job in the radio industry. Matt is the father of two boys and a little girl. It's probably the best thing about him.
Megan "Mo" Oaks
Co-host of "The Back Row Morning Show", Mo has been an active part of LTN Radio (formerly Back Row Radio) since its inception. Mo is currently working towards her teaching degree. She and her husband Chris have three amazing kids and too many pets to count.

Episode Producer

Radio Matt
DIR OF CONTENT & RESOURCES
Station Manager of LTN Radio and co-host of the "Nerd History Podcast" & the "Two Words Podcast". Matt is a third-generation radio station manager who has done pretty much every job in the radio industry. Matt is the father of two boys and a little girl. It's probably the best thing about him.

Episode Discussion

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