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The parenting show for everyone. Created by Hillary Frank; hosted by Andrea Silenzi. A Stitcher Production.

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The parenting show for everyone. Created by Hillary Frank; hosted by Andrea Silenzi. A Stitcher Production.

    Parents Sometimes Understand

    Parents Sometimes Understand

    Let's just say this one's inspired by DJ Jazzy Jeff and the Fresh Prince.

    *Note: there is some cursing in this episode — and some talk about the tooth fairy — so you might not want to listen with your kids.*

    This is the last episode of The Longest Shortest Time! But it isn't really goodbye. Hillary is cooking up something new, probably a project about middle school. To keep in touch with Hillary and find out what's next, sign up for her newsletter and follow her on Instagram and Twitter.

    All of our episodes, articles, and resources will remain up at longestshortesttime.com. We'll be turning off comments on the website on Jan. 1, 2020, so if you've wanted to leave a comment on an episode, now's the time!

    This episode is brought to you by Pinna, Bayer Crop Science, andLutron Caseta Smart Lighting.

    • 40 min
    Ina May's Guide, Completely Revised and Updated

    Ina May's Guide, Completely Revised and Updated

    The mother of modern midwifery returns to tell you (yes, YOU) that if you didn’t have a “natural birth,” you are not a failure.

    Heads up, this episode contains discussion of childbirth injuries and traumatic birth.

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    This episode is brought to you by Pillsbury Crescent Rolls, Third Love, and ThredUP.

    • 42 min
    Busy Philipps Works the Postpartum Hollywood System

    Busy Philipps Works the Postpartum Hollywood System

    Busy Philipps has been working in Hollywood since she was 19 years old. She's always played by the rules when she's had to, but after she had kids, she started making her own rules—at work and at home.

    This episode contains graphic language and is not suitable for children.

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    • 39 min
    We Made You A Mix Tape

    We Made You A Mix Tape

    A baby picked up by the police, the joy and terror of kale, and talking birth control in front of your dad. Three little treasures that we’ve been dying to share with you!

    This episode contains some uncensored curse words.

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    This episode is brought to you by Pinna, Fetch Rewards (code: LONGSHORT), Teen Counseling, Pillsbury Crescent Rolls, and Lutron Caseta Smart Lighting.

    • 43 min
    John Hodgman On Being A Villain Without Really Trying

    John Hodgman On Being A Villain Without Really Trying

    John Hodgman has made a career out of playing elitist villains on TV. He later realized he's been a villain in real life, too — including, sometimes, to his own children.

    This episode contains graphic language is not suitable for children.

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    This episode is brought to you by Bad With Money, Bayer Crop Science, Lutron Caseta Smart Lighting, Teen Counseling, and Pillsbury Crescent Rolls.

    • 35 min
    The, Like, Show. Wavy Edition

    The, Like, Show. Wavy Edition

    Our teen panel is back with more parenting advice! Wanna know when to give your kid a smartphone? Why mumble rap is cool? How to maintain a strong relationship with your child? Molly, Mason, and Quincy have the answers.

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    This episode is brought to you by Teen Counseling, Third Love, ThredUp, and Pillsbury Crescent Rolls

    • 29 min

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