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High-tech Parenting and Heartfelt Funerals

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Grief is a sacred act. But traditional funerals procedures don't always give us a chance to reflect on the loss. Today on The Beat, death midwife Char Barett explains the power of grieving on your own terms. Also, Glenn Fleishman shares high-tech resources for parents.

At 2:07 p.m. - Virtual Parenting
Parenting has gone high tech. No longer must you endure late-night feedings alone; the Internet is bursting with resources and networking to support the harried new mom and dad. Freelance technology reporter Glenn Fleishman joins us today with his survey of virtual parenting.

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  • Glenn's blog

  • At 2:20 p.m. - Char Barrett, Death Midwife
    Grief is a sacred act. But when a loved one passes away, traditional funeral procedures don't always give us a chance to reflect on the loss. Char Barett is a funeral director and death midwife who arranges home funerals. Today, she shares how managing grief on your own terms can inspire a profound transformation.

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  • A Sacred Moment Home Funerals and Life Celebrations

  • At 2:45 p.m. - Greg Atkinson Cooking Klatch
    Our weekly visit with food writer, chef, and culinary consultant Greg Atkinson.

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