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Real Teens, Fake Babies

Sunday, March 01, 2015

We conclude our Sex & Parenthood series with the story of two polar opposite teens, two robotic babies, and lots of drama. In collaboration with This American Life!  
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Mom, It's Time We Had the Talk

Tuesday, February 17, 2015

We continue our Sex & Parenthood series with an 8-year-old boy who makes his mom have "The Talk" with him. All. The. Time. 
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Hang Out With Someone Who Heals Pelvises for a Living

Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Live now in our Google Hangout, pelvic floor therapist Debra Goldman is answering your questions about pain and recovery after childbirth.
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Healing After Childbirth

Wednesday, February 04, 2015

One brave listener shares her story of giving up on pain-free sex after a childbirth injury; one pelvic floor expert tells us why she doesn't have to.
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The Parents' Guide to Doing It

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Navigating sex after parenthood isn't easy! Join Dan Savage & Jane Marie for an NSFW conversation on getting back in the sack.
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Your Parenting Resolutions, 2015

Wednesday, January 07, 2015

Turns out parents want to go easier on themselves in 2015. Or, as in our host's case, get more combative with their offspring. Plus, we make a big show announcement!
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Music Together-ish

Wednesday, December 24, 2014

Fourteen years ago, Jacob hated his mom's lullabies, which she thought meant he hated music. But now he's a modern Freddie Mercury.
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Love Yurts

Wednesday, December 10, 2014

A marriage; a miscarriage. A divorce; a guy who looks (and smells) like a caveman. All in this epic love story.
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Five Gifts You Could Buy...Or Make Out of Garbage

Monday, December 01, 2014

Hillary Frank, host of The Longest Shortest Time parenting podcast, shares her favorite garbage, er, gifts to give kids for the holidays!
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There's No Place That's Home

Wednesday, November 26, 2014

Dreading a long holiday drive with the kids? Imagine if your whole life was on the road. That's how it is for makeup artist Christina Tracey, who tours with the Broadway show Wicked, and brings her toddler along.

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It's Like She Knows Us

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

Sick of all the white couches and salads in stock photos of family life? Sara Given's hilarious Tumblr "It's Like They Know Us" skewers that world. The blog went viral last month, turning the middle school orchestra teacher into an internet sensation. And it all began in our non-judgy Facebook group for moms!

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Peeping Mom

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Most people get through postpartum depression with therapy. But for writer Megan Stielstra, the answer was spying on her neighbor.

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The Life of a Pregnant Butch: How to Look Masculine With a Bun in the Oven

Wednesday, October 15, 2014

When artist A.K. Summers got pregnant, she started to feel uncomfortably feminine. A.K. chronicled her "nine months spent in drag" in her graphic memoir Pregnant Butch. In this episode, she talks about what it's like to try to look tough and masculine while your body is growing a baby.

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Listen: If Breast Pumps Could Talk, This Is What They’d Say

Wednesday, October 01, 2014

The funny-looking devices pump milk out of lactating moms and have transformed the lives of millions of women and babies. And they talk, too.
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Building a Better Boobie Trap

Wednesday, October 01, 2014

A woman fed up with her breast pump enlists 150 experts to make it better. We send in This American Life's Sean Cole (a childless man) to see if that's possible.

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These Moms Were Willing to Break the Law to Share Their Breast Milk

Wednesday, September 17, 2014

A baby gets two holes in his heart and a Mormon stranger comes to the rescue, believing she is doing something illegal.

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Pediatricians, They're Just Like Us

Wednesday, September 03, 2014

Pediatrician Jessica Franklin figured she had a handle on newborns. But then she had a baby and wound up feeling like "the worst, most educated rookie ever."

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How Can You Make a Happy Home if You Weren't Raised in One?

Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Comedian Julian McCullough's mom left the family when he was a kid. Now that he's got a family of his own, Hillary talks to him about what makes a happy family.

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The Two Pregnant Friends Who Can't Meet

Wednesday, August 06, 2014

A half-true/half-fictional story about two pregnant best friends who can never meet. Because being in the same room would be lethally dangerous. (That's the true part!)

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Mourning a Sibling

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

When Giancarlo Roma was four years old, his sister Mary died the day she was born — an experience that he says trained him to write a book from the perspective of an elderly woman.

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