The Longest Shortest Time

Talking with Kids About Race and Racism

Recommended resources for grown-ups and kids from writer Eula Biss.

Talking to Kids About the Birds and the Bees

Worried about how to have ‘the talk’ with your kids? Here’s our fave books and websites for getting the conversation going.

EPISODE #129: Casey Wilson, Jessi Klein and a Dinosaur Dick-Punching a Bear

Two funny moms walk into a hot, foam-lined room; bonding over epidurals, antidepressants, and baby boy apparel ensues. Actress Casey Wilson guest hosts and digs in deep with her pal, comedy writer Jessi Klein.

EPISODE #127: Katz In The Cradle

Matt Katz is known for his fearless reporting on New Jersey governor Chris Christie. But when it comes to telling his 5-year-old daughter the truth about his dad… well, that freaks him out. In today’s show, he does exactly that.

EPISODE #126: When “I Do” Makes You A Parent, Too

Forget evil stepmothers and The Brady Bunch; it’s time for a more realistic view of stepparents. Join us for a roundtable discussion with three parents in blended families, on what it’s like when kids come to you because of who you’re dating.

EPISODE #125: The Accidental Gay Parents, 5

Audience faves Trystan and Biff are back… and they’re having a baby! We talk about what it’s like to be a pregnant man, and to share that news with your parents, your children, and the world.

Record Your Kid’s Voice for the End of Our Show

Hey you! Yes, you! We need your kid to sing the Stitcher logo at the end of our show. (We had a fun one of these when we were on the Earwolf network and now that we’re with Stitcher, we need a new one.) Help us make a new kids’ chorus! Here how: 1. PLAY […]

EPISODE #117: Coming of Age with Down Syndrome

The day Sophie got her period, there were phone calls and high-fives all around. Sophie was psyched. But her mom, author Amy Silverman, felt torn. What does it mean to have daughter with a grown-up body, and a mind that doesn’t quite match?