The Longest Shortest Time

EPISODE #200: I’m Pregnant!

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.

EPISODE #199: How Will They Know I’m Black?

Myra Jones-Taylor’s son is black, but it’s a constant struggle to get his peers and teachers to see him that way.

EPISODE #198: Transracial Adoption When You’re a POC

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.

EPISODE #197: Lactation Muffins, Tape Measure Ponytails and Other Adventures in Adoption

When Nishta fell in love with her college professor Jill, she knew they were starting a journey without a roadmap.

EPISODE #196: What My Mother And I Don’t Talk About

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.

EPISODE #192: The Political Power of Black Motherhood

Dani McClain explains what makes mothering an inherently political act, especially for black women.

EPISODE #190: Rewriting Your Adoption Story

When you decide to have a baby, you plan on extending your family. But when Nicole got pregnant, she took that really seriously.

EPISODE #181: Must Love Fish

When Geneva was looking for her future partner, she made a list of 37 things she wanted. Number one was Native.