Kim Brooks

author of “Small Animals: Parenthood in the Age of Fear”

Guest

Writer and mother of two who describes her parenting style as "anxious," she was charged with a misdemeanor after leaving her then 4-year-old son in the car while at the store

Kim Brooks on KCRW

Kim Brooks left her 4-year-old son in the car while she ran into Target to get him a pair of headphones.

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Kim Brooks left her 4-year-old son in the car while she ran into Target to get him a pair of headphones.

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