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Podcast host Jody Avirgan’s daughter has learned a lot from the hit kids’ TV show Daniel Tiger: how to say thank you, how to deal with anger, and even how to use the potty. The show’s songs have been so effective for her that Jody’s started implementing them into his parenting strategy. “I found myself doing what I've come to call the Gaslight Daniel Tiger technique, which is trying to convince my daughter that there are Daniel Tiger songs about very specific things that I want her to do or situations that we've encountered.” The catch is, that means Jody has to come up with his own Daniel Tiger-style songs on the spot. Hear Jody sing about putting away the vacuum cord, taking off your muddy shoes, and more!
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- Watch Daniel Tiger’s Neighborhood on PBS Kids: https://pbskids.org/daniel/
- Listen to Jody’s latest podcast, This Day In Esoteric Political History: https://www.radiotopia.fm/podcasts/thisday
- Keep up with all of Jody’s work at his website: https://www.jodyavirgan.com/
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