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The Longest Shortest Time

Earwolf and Hillary Frank

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The parenting show for for everyone. Hosted by This American Life contributor and author Hillary Frank. An Earwolf production.

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The day Sophie got her period, there were phone calls and high-fives all around. Sophie was psyched. But her mom, author Amy Silverman, felt torn. What does it mean to have daughter with a grown-up body, and a mind that doesn't quite match? To join the conversation, go to longestshortesttime.com! This episode is brought to you by Aeroflow, Crane...

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What's the best way for white parents to talk to their kids about race? We called in Dr. Brigitte Vittrup, who studies children's racial attitudes, to help us out—and to answer questions about cringeworthy moments with your own kids. To join the conversation, go to longestshortesttime.com! This episode is brought to you by Total Wireless,...

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#115 The Scarlet A (UPDATE)

March 1st, 2017

Dr. Pratima Gupta is a mom with the rare job combo of both delivering babies and terminating pregnancies. And in the year since we last talked to her, her job description has gotten even more interesting! To join the conversation, go to longestshortesttime.com! This episode is brought to you by Total Wireless, Squarespace, Sun Basket and Kopari....

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#114 Babymaking While Queer

February 22nd, 2017

It's roundtable time! Two couples talk about family planning as queer people of color. And how their own parents and cultural backgrounds inform their decisions. To join the conversation, go to longestshortesttime.com! This episode is brought to you by Madison Reed, Squarespace, Yogi Teas, and Wunder Capital.