The Longest Shortest Time

LST Starter Kit

New to our show? Here’s a guide of where to start, curated by Longest Shortest Time founder, Hillary Frank.

EPISODE #183: Postpartum House Arrest

After Jessica gave birth to her first child, her own mother sabotaged her plans of postpartum bliss.

EPISODE #174: The, Like, Show. Deadass Edition

Talking to teenagers is different from talking to grown-ups. We wanted to know: what advice they would give to parents?

EPISODE #170: Becoming a Single Dad While Trans

The thing CJ Kemal wants most in life? To be a dad. But when you’re trans and single, it’s hard to know where to start.

EPISODE #165: The 36 Questions to Ask Your Partner Before Having Kids

Stephanie never wanted kids…. but then she met Joey. Tune in to hear them answer a series of questions intended to help them determine if they want a future as parents together.

EPISODE #159: A Killer Story

Poet Rachel Zucker is wrestling with the question, “Did I kill my mom… with words?” Tune in for a special Mother’s Day edition of our show.

EPISODE #145: It’s A Real Mother, Part 4: Leave

Lots of American moms desperately need access to paid parental leave, and can’t get it. Meanwhile, lots of dads can — and don’t use it. We look at one surprising approach to closing that gap. (Hint: velour track suits.)

EPISODE #144: The Accidental Gay Parents, 5 (UPDATE)

Audience faves Trystan and Biff’s new baby was born in July! We get an update from these Accidental-On-Purpose-Gay-Parents about life with baby Leo, and how the whole family’s adjusting. Plus, some big news from LST (cue the award music…)!