Living Like the “Stranger Things” Kids

Will, Kat and Jon discuss current 80s news including the role Robert Englund didn’t get, a real-life “Chucky,” and the loss of an iconic treat. Then, the trio discusses whether our generation benefitted from the hands-off parenting style of the 1980s. What do you think?

Introduction – :44

Welcome Back – 2:44

1980s News – 15:00

Living Life Like “Stranger Things” – 41:03

Thank You – 1:06:07

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Articles

New York Post – Parents should let kids live like the characters on ‘Stranger Things’ – https://bit.ly/3Bxr9ny

Fatherly – A 1980s Parenting Style Can Build Self-Reliant Kids This Summer – https://www.fatherly.com/parenting/1980s-parenting-self-reliant-kids

PARENTING WITH STYLE: ALTRUISM AND PATERNALISM IN INTERGENERATIONAL PREFERENCE TRANSMISSION

https://www.nber.org/system/files/working_papers/w20214/w20214.pdf

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