The Daily: Listen to ‘The Daily’: A Special Episode for Kids

• Do you feel more boyish or girlish?

• Do you think girls should be allowed in the Boy Scouts?

• Do you think girls and boys need their own spaces?

• Do you think the terms “boyish” and “girlish” are good terms?

• Do you feel like assumptions are made about you based on those terms, and assumptions about the types of activities you want to do?


Elsa Moock has been a Boy Scout for two years. Credit Courtesy of Jane Roper

• Do you think boys should be allowed in the Girl Scouts?

Background reading:

• Things that boys could learn at the Girl Scouts.

• An opinion column by a 10-year-old about how she decided to change the Girl Scouts.

Tune in, and tell us what you think. Email us at Tweet me at @mikiebarb. And if you’re interested in advertising with “The Daily,” write to us at

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On Amazon Echo, Echo Dot or Tap:

Open the Alexa app. From the navigation panel on the left, select “settings,” then “flash briefing,” then “get more flash briefing content.” Look for “The New York Times” and select “enable skill.” Now you can say, “Alexa, what’s my flash briefing?” and you will hear that day’s episode of “The Daily.”

On Google Home:

You can say, “O.K., Google, play the Kids Daily” to listen to today’s special episode of “The Daily.” Or to listen to “The Daily” any other day, say “O.K., Google, play The New York Times.”

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