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The parenting show for everyone. Created by Hillary Frank; hosted by Andrea Silenzi. A Stitcher Production.WNYC Studios is the producer of other leading podcasts including Radiolab, Death, Sex & Money, Freakonomics Radio and many others. Find these and more great shows at wnyc.org © WNYC

The parenting show for everyone. Created by Hillary Frank; hosted by Andrea Silenzi. A Stitcher Production.WNYC Studios is the producer of other leading podcasts including Radiolab, Death, Sex & Money, Freakonomics Radio and many others. Find these and more great shows at wnyc.org © WNYC
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Monclair, NJ

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Earwolf

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The parenting show for everyone. Created by Hillary Frank; hosted by Andrea Silenzi. A Stitcher Production.WNYC Studios is the producer of other leading podcasts including Radiolab, Death, Sex & Money, Freakonomics Radio and many others. Find these and more great shows at wnyc.org © WNYC

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English

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37 Dodd Street, Montclair, NJ 07042 646.829.4087


Episodes

204. Breaking Cycles (and Chairs!) with Kulap Vilaysack

8/7/2019
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When comedian Kulap Vilaysack decided to resolve questions from her family history, she did it in the most extreme way possible: by directing a documentary about her own life. The film is called Origin Story, and to this day, Kulap’s still not sure if she should have made it. Heads up! This episode contains a discussion about physical and emotional abuse from a parent and miscarriage. To join the conversation, go to longestshortesttime.com! Sign up for our newsletter. Follow us on...

Duration:00:35:36

203. When Mommy Boobs Go Viral

7/31/2019
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Jessica Rose Schrody makes parody raps about motherhood beloved by everyone from Viola Davis to Beyoncé’s Mom. To join the conversation, go to longestshortesttime.com! Sign up for our newsletter. Follow us on Instagram. This episode is brought to you by Teen Counseling, Gryphon Home (code: longshort), Rothy's, ThredUp, Panama City Beach.

Duration:00:35:36

202. Give The Ellises a Sitcom Already

7/24/2019
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Devale and Khadeen Ellis have always imagined their lives as a TV show. Specifically, a sitcom about millennial parenting that takes place in gentrified Brooklyn. But instead of waiting for their big shot, the Ellises started sharing their story online. To join the conversation, go to longestshortesttime.com! Sign up for our newsletter. Follow us on Instagram. This episode is brought to you by March of Dimes, ThirdLove, Undeniably Dairy and Teen Counseling. Subscribe to The Ellises...

Duration:00:30:33

201. Artificial Wombs, Space Babies and Robot Nurses… Oh My!

6/19/2019
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What will the future look like for women, families and babies? Futures critic Rose Eveleth believe the future can be more equitable, fun and interesting than we ever dreamed it would be. But, in order to make that real, we have to start talking about it. To join the conversation, go to longestshortesttime.com! Sign up for our newsletter. Follow us on Instagram. This episode is brought to you by Undeniably Dairy, Splendid Table, Betterhelp, Third Love, and Milk.

Duration:00:37:48

200. I'm Pregnant!

6/12/2019
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What does it mean to become a parent when you’re no longer speaking to the parents who raised you? Our producer Jackie Sojico is about to find out ... because she's 7 months pregnant. To join the conversation, go to longestshortesttime.com! Sign up for our newsletter. Follow us on Instagram. This episode is brought to you by Unum (link to download informational pdf), Betterhelp, ThredUP, Undeniably Dairy, and Milk.

Duration:00:41:26

199. How Will They Know I’m Black?

6/5/2019
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Myra Jones-Taylor’s son is black, but it’s a constant struggle to get his peers and teachers to see him that way. To join the conversation, go to longestshortesttime.com! Sign up for our newsletter. Follow us on Instagram. This episode is brought to you by Unum (link to download informational pdf), Milk, HelloFresh (code: LONGSHORT80), Third Love, and Rothy’s.

Duration:00:34:33

198. Transracial Adoption When You’re a POC

5/29/2019
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Listener Soni has always dreamed about adopting, but they never expected the adoption process to be so challenging. Plus, LST’s creator Hillary Frank drops in with an exciting update about a new project she’s working on. Don’t forget to fill out Hillary Frank’s Ahh, Middle School survey! To join the conversation, go to longestshortesttime.com! Sign up for our newsletter. Follow us on Instagram. This episode is brought to you by Splendid Table, Bob’s Red Mill, ThredUP.

Duration:00:32:17

197. Lactation Muffins, Tape Measure Ponytails and Other Adventures in Adoption

5/22/2019
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When Nishta fell in love with her college professor Jill, she knew they were starting a journey without a roadmap. To join the conversation, go to longestshortesttime.com! Sign up for our newsletter. Follow us on Instagram. This episode is brought to you by Milk, Bob’s Red Mill, Pact (code: LONGSHORT), and Rothy’s

Duration:00:42:02

196. What My Mother And I Don't Talk About

5/15/2019
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This week two different essays about the wounds our moms can leave us with — and what, if anything, can be done to start the healing. Content warning: this week’s episode includes adult language and talks about physical and emotional abuse. To join the conversation, go to longestshortesttime.com! Sign up for our newsletter. Follow us on Instagram. This episode is brought to you by Amaze jr., Bob’s Red Mill, Pact (code: LONGSHORT), Third Love, and Simple Contacts (code:...

Duration:00:48:02

195. Vasectomies! Get Nuts! Go Nads!

5/8/2019
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Over the years, we’ve talked a lot about women’s fertility and birth control. But, isn’t it about time we hear what it means when family planning is Dad’s responsibility? To join the conversation, go to longestshortesttime.com! Sign up for our newsletter. Follow us on Instagram. This episode is brought to you by The Splendid Table, Bob’s Red Mill, ThredUP, Rothy’s, and Pact (code: LONGSHORT) Also, Hillary Frank's Weird Parenting Wins book is here! Many of you are in it. Order it here.

Duration:00:38:36

194. One Mom’s Late-Term Abortion

5/1/2019
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Late-term abortions are extremely rare, except for in political rhetoric. We’ll hear the story behind the headlines from a mom who ended her pregnancy at 29 weeks. Content warning: This episode talks about abortion and child loss. To join the conversation, go to longestshortesttime.com! Sign up for our newsletter. Follow us on Instagram. This episode is brought to you by MilkLife, Bob’s Red Mill (click their link to enter the sweepstakes!), Care/Of (code: LONGSHORT30), Pact (code:...

Duration:00:38:10

192. The Political Power of Black Motherhood

3/20/2019
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Author Dani McClain explains what makes mothering an inherently political act, especially for black women. To join the conversation, go to longestshortesttime.com! Sign up for our newsletter. Follow us on Instagram. This episode is brought to you by Mini Babybel, Goodnight Stories for Rebel Girls Podcast, ThirdLove, Bona Premium Spray Mop, Sweeping up the Heart by Kevin Henkes and Milk. Also, Hillary Frank's Weird Parenting Wins book is out! Many of you are in it. Get a *signed* copy here.

Duration:00:40:36

191. Dani Shapiro’s Family Secret

3/13/2019
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When a bestselling memoirist took a DNA test on a whim, the results were confusing. But then, her whole life suddenly made sense. To join the conversation, go to longestshortesttime.com! Sign up for our newsletter. Follow us on Instagram. This episode is brought to you by Babybel, Bona Floor Cleaners, Panama City Beach, Milk, and ReserveDirect (code: LONGSHORT) Also, Hillary Frank's Weird Parenting Wins book is out! Many of you are in it. Get a *signed* copy here.

Duration:00:45:39

190. Rewriting Your Adoption Story

3/6/2019
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When you decide to have a baby, you plan on extending your family. But when Nicole got pregnant, she took that really seriously. To join the conversation, go to longestshortesttime.com! Sign up for our newsletter. Follow us on Instagram. This episode is brought to you by Babybel, Bona Floor Cleaners, Panama City Beach, Mathnasium (or call 877-834-MATH), and By The Book. Also, Hillary Frank's Weird Parenting Wins book is out! Many of you are in it. Get a *signed* copy here.

Duration:00:38:54

189. Toy Stories

2/27/2019
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Toys are these powerful objects that test and tax the caregiving abilities of children and parents alike. Today on the show, an American Girl Doll superfan, Hillary Frank’s husband Jonathan Menjivar saves a life, and an overdue apology for Grandma Bertha. (Heads up, the first half of the show contains adult language.) To join the conversation, go to longestshortesttime.com! Sign up for our newsletter. Follow us on Instagram. This episode is brought to you by Mini Babybel, TurboTax, Third...

Duration:00:40:48

188. Baby Shark Attack

2/20/2019
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We dive deep into the hit kids song and hopefully come up alive (doo doo doo doo doo doo). To join the conversation, go to longestshortesttime.com! Sign up for our newsletter. Follow us on Instagram. This episode is brought to you by Leesa (code: LONGSHORT),Babybel, Candid Co (code: LONGSHORT), Mace (code: LONGSHORT) and Hungryroot. Also, Hillary Frank's "Weird Parenting Wins" book is here, and she's heading out on book tour. Visit her website for the latest.

Duration:00:28:07

187. MILF

2/13/2019
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Is MILF a fun shorthand for "sexy mom" or does it tell another story? To join the conversation, go to longestshortesttime.com! Sign up for our newsletter. Follow us on Instagram. This episode is brought to you by Babybel, Leesa (code: LONGSHORT), Hungryroot, Mace (code: LONGSHORT) and TurboTax Also, Hillary Frank's "Weird Parenting Wins" book is here, and she's heading out on book tour. Visit her website for the latest. Heads up! This episode contains adult language and themes.

Duration:00:33:49

186. Lucy Knisley Redraws Her Birth Story

2/6/2019
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Cartoonist Lucy Knisley couldn’t wait to draw the day her son was born. But how do you draw something if you can’t remember it? Heads up! This episode contains a traumatic birth experience. To join the conversation, go to longestshortesttime.com! Sign up for our newsletter. Follow us on Instagram. This episode is brought to you by Babybel, Leesa (code: LONGSHORT), ThirdLove, and Hungryroot. Also, Hillary Frank's Weird Parenting Wins book is coming! Many of you are in it. Order it here.

Duration:00:39:25

185. When the Family Band Isn’t Your Thing

1/30/2019
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When you're born into a family famous for their musical ties, is joining them a birthright or a curse? Lucy Wainwright Roche and her mom Suzzy Roche join us live in studio. To join the conversation, go to longestshortesttime.com! Sign up for our newsletter. Follow us on Instagram. This episode is brought to you by Mini Babybel, TurboTax, Leesa (code: LONGSHORT), The Real Real (code: REAL) and Moshi Monsters (code: LONGESTSLEEP). Also, Hillary Frank's "Weird Parenting Wins" book is here,...

Duration:00:36:36

184. Weird Parenting Wins FTW

1/23/2019
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Our show’s host Andrea Silenzi is talking with LST’s executive producer/creator Hillary Frank today to answer parenting problems using only things Hillary has learned from making her book, Weird Parenting Wins. To join the conversation, go to longestshortesttime.com! Sign up for our newsletter. Follow us on Instagram. This episode is brought to you by Leesa (code: LONGSHORT), Mini Babybel, ThirdLove, TurboTax, CandidCo, and Josie & Jonny Are Having A Baby (With You!) Also, Hillary Frank's...

Duration:00:37:11