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A weekly look at the things parents are talking about, complaining about, and obsessing about right now.

A weekly look at the things parents are talking about, complaining about, and obsessing about right now.
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A weekly look at the things parents are talking about, complaining about, and obsessing about right now.

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Round 2: DWTS Semi-Finals, DWTS Jrs., The Good Place and The West Wing

11/14/2018
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Your road map to this week's entertainment-themed episode: 00:32 Dancing with the Stars: It's the semi-finals, and two stars are eliminated—one deserving and one maybe not so (but we have a theory about why it's legit). Next week: The finale! 16:10 Dancing with the Stars Juniors: No one listens to us, so another cute child is sent home. At least this one maintains a stiff upper lip. Next week: "Giving Thanks." 21:22 The Good Place: The flashbacks in "The Worst Possible Use of Free Will" make...

Duration:00:32:28

Speed Round: Most Recent Movie

11/13/2018
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Our entertainment-themed Round 2 will come to you tomorrow, so today we offer an entertainment-themed Speed Round: What is the last movie you watched? (Terri's is Lady Bird, and you can hear her thoughts about it on this July Round 2.)

Duration:00:03:50

Episode 240: Hometowns and Heartache

11/12/2018
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00:27 California Here We Come: Catherine and her daughter headed to sunny SoCal for a skating competition, and Nicole gets to come and watch. 05:25 Hometown Connections: While Terri has lived in New Jersey for many years, she grew up in Thousand Oaks, California, which was hit with two tragedies last week. We discussed how connected we are to our hometowns, and how that looks for our kids too. 26:20 Speed Round: Helping Hands: When a friend is in crisis, how do we help? Casseroles, gift...

Duration:00:50:37

Speed Round: What Is Your Favorite Kitchen Smell?

11/9/2018
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None of us is an avid chef, but we are all very happy to eat delicious-smelling desserts, bread, and bacon.

Duration:00:03:41

Speed Round: How Often Do You Check Your Phone?

11/8/2018
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Just how poor of an example are we setting for our kids, really?

Duration:00:06:35

Speed Round: Favorite School Subjects

11/7/2018
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Terri's a writer through and through, so her favorite subject won't surprise you. But Nicole's and Catherine's might.

Duration:00:04:26

Round 2: Dancing with the Stars, The Good Place, and The West Wing

11/6/2018
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Your road map to this week's entertainment-themed episode: 00:30 Dancing with the Stars: On Country Night, it's a double-elimination do-si-do. 12:11 The Good Place: "A Fractured Inheritance" finds both Eleanor and Tahani reckoning with their childhoods. 17:16 The West Wing: When there's "No Exit" from the White House, people stop being polite and start getting real. Next week, we'll discuss Dancing with the Stars (senior and junior editions), and the latest episodes in our Good Place and...

Duration:00:24:24

Episode 239: The World of Work

11/5/2018
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00:30 Busted: It was bound to happen sooner or later: Nicole's daughter calls her out after a comment on Instagram. 11:25 Career Check-In: Nicole is embarking on a new career, Catherine is pondering a switch from freelance to staff work, and Terri just works all. the. time. 37:58 Speed Round: Senior Quotes: Our recent discussion on yearbooks touched on this topic, so we ask: What would your quote have been back then, and what would it be now? 42:00 Roundabout Roundup: Chewy.com,...

Duration:00:49:55

Speed Round: Would You Rather: Careers

11/2/2018
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When given the choice between two occupations, we'll always try to figure out which one has the lower potential for stress.

Duration:00:04:12

Speed Round: Would You Rather: Clothing Choices

11/1/2018
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If you peek in our closets, will you find quality or quantity? Flats or heels? Navy or black? Mentioned: Sherry from Young House Love and her minimalist wardrobe.

Duration:00:06:11

Speed Round: Would You Rather: Approaches to Life

10/31/2018
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It's "Would You Rather?" week for all of our Speed Rounds, and today, we take on WYR questions about how we approach life (and chocolate).

Duration:00:10:01

Round 2: Dancing with the Stars, DWTS Jrs, The Good Place and The West Wing

10/30/2018
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Your road map to this week's entertainment-themed episode: 00:40 Dancing with the Stars: It's Halloween Night, and we get a cringey show-mance and a "star" with unfortunate staying power. Mentioned: Frankie and Witney's contemporary dance, and another alleged show-mance (Meryl and Maks). 14:45 Dancing with the Stars Juniors: We like so much about this show. Don't make us get out our mom voices for the last three minutes! 23:40 The Good Place: "The Ballad of Donkey Doug" proves (to Terri, at...

Duration:00:37:21

Episode 238: Spooky, Scary Childhood Fears

10/29/2018
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00:32 Volunteer Woes: Nicole was fired and Terri's retired, leaving Catherine the only sucker who's still putting in those volunteer hours. 09:25 Childhood Fears: Some we've gotten over. Others have stayed with us. You just never know when Jaws is going to come up through the drain of a swimming pool! Mentioned: This 2016 episode on what was scaring us at the time. 27:56 Speed Round: Would You Rather - Leisure Time: We kick off a week of Would You Rathers with these questions about how we'd...

Duration:00:55:43

Speed Round: Reality Check

10/26/2018
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We cop to those experiences that sound like a great idea, but kinda suck in reality.

Duration:00:05:49

Speed Round: What Kind of Business Would You Start?

10/25/2018
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In case this podcast thing doesn't take off, we have some other business ideas.

Duration:00:04:06

Speed Round: Health Procrastination

10/24/2018
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We know we should do all these important health tests and tasks, but we just don't wanna.

Duration:00:07:06

Round 2: DWTS, DWTS Juniors, and The Good Place

10/23/2018
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Your road map to this week's entertainment-themed episode: 00:28 Dancing with the Stars: Disney Night meant a lot of reenacting movies, visits from the Junior stars and pros, and a parting gift from Mickey. Mentioned: Kristyn Burtt on voting strategies. 14:57 DWTS Juniors: We love everything about this show except the last 5 minutes every week. Do better next season, please! 24:58 The Good Place: On "Jeremy Bearimy," we meet Hot Nihilist Chidi and completely forget about that superfluous...

Duration:00:35:52

Episode 237: Yearbooks of Today and Yesterday

10/22/2018
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00:32 Canada Calling: Nicole got to visit the motherland for her annual dose of autumn weather and ketchup chips. Mentioned: Prince Harry gives up alcohol during his wife's pregnancy. 07:43 Yearbooks Past and Present: Time to compare and contrast the yearbooks of our day with those of our kids. 26:54 Speed Round: Guilt! What's making you feel guilty right now? Mentioned: Make Time: How to Focus on What Matters Every Day by Jake Knapp and John Zeratsky. 43:04 Roundabout Roundup: Some of...

Duration:00:57:12

Speed Round: What Is the Last Thing You Googled?

10/19/2018
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Two of us are ashamed of our searches, while the third just needs a pretty hair-do.

Duration:00:04:11

Speed Round: What Is the Perfect Outdoor Temperature?

10/18/2018
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We try to appreciate those (very few and far between) days when the weather is just perfect.

Duration:00:04:53