Hillary Frank appears in the following:
Wednesday, May 28, 2014
Why is it so wrong to tell other people you did something so right? We explore the taboo of bragging to other sleep-deprived parents that your kid sleeps through the night, eats spinach and never cries.
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 not completely broken. And . . . it works.
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
After hearing from mothers dissatisfied with their own birth stories, the founder of the modern midwifery movement says she might need to revise her famous natural birth book.
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
A mom breastfeeds her preemie against all odds. Then she wakes up on her due date. Dry.
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).
Wednesday, January 08, 2014
After having a preemie, my friend Kirsten unwittingly takes on her husband's personality, and becomes obsessed with numbers. To the decimal point.
Thursday, August 29, 2013
We conclude the I've Got News series with the birth of Ellen's baby . . . and the project Tom took on to cope.
Monday, July 29, 2013
A war correspondent on childbirth vs dodging a sniper.
Thursday, June 06, 2013
Two weeks before their due date, Ellen and Tim reflect on the game of Being Awesome at Being Adult.
Monday, March 04, 2013
We continue our series following a young pregnant woman, this time with grandpa's perspective.
Friday, February 01, 2013
Tom got news. Then more news. Now there's even more.
Thursday, June 28, 2012
The first installment in our miniseries following a woman through early motherhood.
Wednesday, April 04, 2012
Toilets, exposed body parts, . . . pornography?! My friend Nat shares her horror story about pumping at work.