Hillary Frank appears in the following:
Tuesday, July 15, 2014
Eating off children's plates is part of everyday dining for parents. But can you find hidden gems? Watch Dan Pashman's video guide to what's edible and what's just too gross.
Wednesday, July 09, 2014
We all know that getting kids to eat healthy meals can be messy. But what about how YOU eat once you have kids? Dan Pashman of the Sporkful podcast tells host Hillary Frank how to mak...
Thursday, July 03, 2014
In this week's Movie Date podcast, Rafer and Kristen celebrate America's birthday with movies that may or may not leave you bored on the Fourth of July.
Wednesday, June 25, 2014
When Nicole Blades started a family with a white guy, she knew their kid's skin color would be lighter than hers. But she didn't count on people routinely questioning whether she was ...
Tuesday, June 17, 2014
Leaking? Lopsided? Overproducing? Underproducing? Breastfeeding can be complicated and The Longest Shortest Time wants to help. Host Hillary Frank discusses the difficulties and confu...
Thursday, June 12, 2014
Pumping at work can be hard enough, but what about when you're a war correspondent? Last year, we interviewed international reporter Kelly McEvers about her experience as a new mom working on the front lines. She told us this story about being mistaken for a spy at the Yemen-Saudi border. ...
Wednesday, June 11, 2014
Photographer Phillip Toledano has been applauded in the media for his deeply gritty depiction of first-time fatherhood in his book The Reluctant Father. This week, in a cautionary tal...
Tuesday, June 03, 2014
Who’s a better breastfeeder? Who excelled at natural childbirth? Whose kid loves spinach for dessert? We explore the taboo of bragging about being a good parent, and when it’s okay to say you nailed it.
Wednesday, May 28, 2014
Hillary and her friend Kate tackle the question: Is it possible to share your parenting triumphs with other moms without making them feel bad?
Wednesday, May 14, 2014
A toddler starts talking, then moves to a new country where she doesn't know the language. And suddenly the only word she will say anymore is "Mommy."
Thursday, May 08, 2014
Hillary Frank, young adult author and This American Life contributor, is the host of "The Longest Shortest Time", a podcast about early childhood (months 0-36), and she's been thinking about how she might have given birth differently if she could. She talks about why some women wish they had a different birth story, what she heard from Ina May Gaskin (mother of the modern natural birth movement), and takes calls about how to make decisions about labor.
Wednesday, April 30, 2014
Poet Arielle Greenberg's son Day dies 31 weeks into her pregnancy. At which point, she makes a whole bunch of choices that not many women would make, so she can emerge from stillbirth...
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
I ask the mother of the modern midwifery to revise the message from the natural birth movement—and, remarkably, she says I'm making her want to add a chapter to her book. **Ina May ha...
Wednesday, April 09, 2014
Should you let them cry it out or do the exhausted snuggle up? Listeners share their baby sleep solutions and conundrums.
Wednesday, April 02, 2014
Wednesday, March 19, 2014
It's a fact: even the most romantic romances wither under the pressures of parenthood. But what happens in a relationship when, on top of everything else, one partner is going blind?
Wednesday, March 05, 2014
Bry wanted to be a dad. And he thought the only way to be one was to quit doing the thing he loved most. So he did.
Wednesday, February 19, 2014
Wednesday, February 05, 2014
Lisa's longest shortest time lasted 11 years. And it all went down before she even had a baby.
Wednesday, January 22, 2014
Heather told me she did everything wrong in her first years as a mom. Judge for yourself (but don't be too judgy).