title

Life Kit: All Guides

Life Kit from NPR

367
Followers
757
Plays
Life Kit: All Guides
Life Kit: All Guides

Life Kit: All Guides

Life Kit from NPR

367
Followers
757
Plays
OVERVIEWEPISODESYOU MAY ALSO LIKE

Details

About Us

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. Subscribe to get new guides every two weeks.

Latest Episodes

From First Phones To Online Porn: Answers To Your Screentime Questions

NPR's Life Kit answers parents' questions about their kids' screen use. Education consultant Ana Homayoun says it's all about empowering your kids to make good decisions when you're not around.

21 MIN5 days ago
Comments
From First Phones To Online Porn: Answers To Your Screentime Questions

How To Save For Your Kid's College Education

Don't let the sticker price of college paralyze you. This episode gives you smart saving strategies — including how to prioritize your own retirement savings, choosing a 529 plan and what financial aid offices really look at — so you can start saving for your child's college tuition.

27 MIN1 weeks ago
Comments
How To Save For Your Kid's College Education

How To Get A Job After College

Before you earn your diploma, you need to focus on a different piece of paper: a resume. Here's how to think about what you want to do, and then go out and get a job — maybe even a career.

24 MIN2 weeks ago
Comments
How To Get A Job After College

How To Do Well (And Be Happy!) In College

Should you hand-write your notes or use a laptop? What about flashcards? Does highlighting even do anything? Here's how to improve your study habits and remember what you've learned — and keep college stress under control.

23 MIN2 weeks ago
Comments
How To Do Well (And Be Happy!) In College

College Checklist: Ace Your Freshman Year

Congratulations! You've been accepted into college. Now you've got to find your way around campus, pick out classes, make new friends and figure out a plan to graduate. — on time. Here's how to make it easier.

18 MIN2 weeks ago
Comments
College Checklist: Ace Your Freshman Year

How Men Can Have Better Friendships

The typical definition of masculinity is the polar opposite of what makes strong friendships. In this episode, we talk to men about their struggles with friendship and looking for answers with some celebrity experts.

21 MINAUG 23
Comments
How Men Can Have Better Friendships

When Friendship Changes, How To Cope

In this episode, we show how to manage friendships as your life changes — and as your friends' lives change, too. You'll get practical advice on keeping friends throughout the years and even a few instructions on how to — eek — break up with a friend.

21 MINAUG 21
Comments
When Friendship Changes, How To Cope

Make New Friends (And Keep Them)

Friendship is hard, but the best way to tackle it is to talk about it. In this episode, you'll learn from the experts about how to make new friends and deepen your existing relationships.

23 MINAUG 19
Comments
Make New Friends (And Keep Them)

Rx For Medical Debt

One in 5 Americans struggles with medical bills. Here are things you do to get medical bills reduced — or even forgiven.

23 MINAUG 9
Comments
Rx For Medical Debt

Crush Debt Fast (While Staying Motivated)

It is possible to get out of debt fast, but it's a gritty marathon to get to a better place. Here's how to keep up the momentum.

23 MINAUG 7
Comments
Crush Debt Fast (While Staying Motivated)

Latest Episodes

From First Phones To Online Porn: Answers To Your Screentime Questions

NPR's Life Kit answers parents' questions about their kids' screen use. Education consultant Ana Homayoun says it's all about empowering your kids to make good decisions when you're not around.

21 MIN5 days ago
Comments
From First Phones To Online Porn: Answers To Your Screentime Questions

How To Save For Your Kid's College Education

Don't let the sticker price of college paralyze you. This episode gives you smart saving strategies — including how to prioritize your own retirement savings, choosing a 529 plan and what financial aid offices really look at — so you can start saving for your child's college tuition.

27 MIN1 weeks ago
Comments
How To Save For Your Kid's College Education

How To Get A Job After College

Before you earn your diploma, you need to focus on a different piece of paper: a resume. Here's how to think about what you want to do, and then go out and get a job — maybe even a career.

24 MIN2 weeks ago
Comments
How To Get A Job After College

How To Do Well (And Be Happy!) In College

Should you hand-write your notes or use a laptop? What about flashcards? Does highlighting even do anything? Here's how to improve your study habits and remember what you've learned — and keep college stress under control.

23 MIN2 weeks ago
Comments
How To Do Well (And Be Happy!) In College

College Checklist: Ace Your Freshman Year

Congratulations! You've been accepted into college. Now you've got to find your way around campus, pick out classes, make new friends and figure out a plan to graduate. — on time. Here's how to make it easier.

18 MIN2 weeks ago
Comments
College Checklist: Ace Your Freshman Year

How Men Can Have Better Friendships

The typical definition of masculinity is the polar opposite of what makes strong friendships. In this episode, we talk to men about their struggles with friendship and looking for answers with some celebrity experts.

21 MINAUG 23
Comments
How Men Can Have Better Friendships

When Friendship Changes, How To Cope

In this episode, we show how to manage friendships as your life changes — and as your friends' lives change, too. You'll get practical advice on keeping friends throughout the years and even a few instructions on how to — eek — break up with a friend.

21 MINAUG 21
Comments
When Friendship Changes, How To Cope

Make New Friends (And Keep Them)

Friendship is hard, but the best way to tackle it is to talk about it. In this episode, you'll learn from the experts about how to make new friends and deepen your existing relationships.

23 MINAUG 19
Comments
Make New Friends (And Keep Them)

Rx For Medical Debt

One in 5 Americans struggles with medical bills. Here are things you do to get medical bills reduced — or even forgiven.

23 MINAUG 9
Comments
Rx For Medical Debt

Crush Debt Fast (While Staying Motivated)

It is possible to get out of debt fast, but it's a gritty marathon to get to a better place. Here's how to keep up the momentum.

23 MINAUG 7
Comments
Crush Debt Fast (While Staying Motivated)