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Life Kit
Sundays from 3:30 to 4 p.m.

Life Kit knows everyone needs a little help being a human. From sleep to saving money to parenting and more, we talk to the experts to get the best advice out there. Life Kit is here to help you get it together.

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  • Dear Life Kit: Your wedding etiquette questions, answered
    Between RSVPs, gifts and familial expectations — weddings are chock full of tricky situations. Here's how to handle three thorny situations on the big day.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
  • What is 'communal living' and is it right for me?
    There are options beyond living solo or with roommates — and one of them is called 'communal living.' In this arrangement, people don't just simply live together, but share resources and create community. In this episode, co-living enthusiasts explain how it works and how to decide whether it's right for you.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
  • Protect your ears from hearing loss
    People of all ages are at risk of noise-induced hearing loss, but few know how to protect against it. This episode, build out your ear care routine with the help of hearing experts — and get surprising advice on phone volume, noise exposure and Q-tips.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
  • Techniques to help you make decisions with more confidence and get the outcome you want.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
  • Age-appropriate prompts and questions that can help start a productive conversation about vaping nicotine and e-cigarettes with your child.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
  • The USDA Plant Hardiness Zone Map helps home gardeners pick which plants to grow. But recently, roughly a quarter of the country has moved zones. What does this mean for your backyard plants? This episode, how to understand the changes to the hardiness zone map and other factors to think about when planning out your garden.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
  • Introducing solids to your little one can be as stressful as it is special. A pediatric dietitian and a pediatrician discuss menu choices, allergens and safety to help you and your little one succeed.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
  • Start a financial self-care routine
    There are things we're supposed to do routinely for our health: brush our teeth, shower and exercise. There's a version of that for financial health too. We'll talk about those tasks — and go beyond the number-crunching to explore how our mental health affects our finances. This episode originally published August 15, 2023.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
  • "A total solar eclipse is so much more than something you just see with your eyes. It's something you experience with your whole body," says science writer David Baron.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy
  • Rooming with other people can be tricky. Here's how to negotiate a living environment that's safe, comfortable and pleasant for everyone.Learn more about sponsor message choices: podcastchoices.com/adchoicesNPR Privacy Policy