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The parenting show for everyone. Created by Hillary Frank; hosted by Andrea Silenzi. A Stitcher Production. © WNYC

The parenting show for everyone. Created by Hillary Frank; hosted by Andrea Silenzi. A Stitcher Production. © WNYC
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Monclair, NJ

Description:

The parenting show for everyone. Created by Hillary Frank; hosted by Andrea Silenzi. A Stitcher Production. © WNYC

Language:

English

Contact:

37 Dodd Street, Montclair, NJ 07042 646.829.4087


Episodes

210. Sperm Series: I Ask a Friend

9/18/2019
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In the final episode of our three-part series “The Single Lady’s Guide to Sperm Shopping,” your host Andrea Silenzi prepares to ask a friend to be her sperm donor. How will she decide who to pick? To join the conversation, go to longestshortesttime.com! Sign up for our newsletter. Follow us on Instagram. This episode is brought to you by Bona Floor Cleaners, Teen Counseling, Third Love, Warby Parker, and Thomas' English Muffins.

Duration:00:41:26

209. Sperm Series: I Visit a Sperm Bank

9/11/2019
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In the second of our three-part series “The Single Lady’s Guide to Sperm Shopping,” your host Andrea Silenzi heads to California Cryobank. Will she find her dream donor? To join the conversation, go to longestshortesttime.com! Sign up for our newsletter. Follow us on Instagram. This episode is brought to you by Bona Floor Cleaners, Teen Counseling, Rothy's, Thomas' English Muffins, and ThredUp.

Duration:00:35:57

208. Sperm Series: I Download an App

9/4/2019
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In the first of our three-part series “The Single Lady’s Guide to Sperm Shopping,” your host Andrea Silenzi explores an exciting new path towards becoming a single parent. Will she find her sperm donor using… an app? To join the conversation, go to longestshortesttime.com! Sign up for our newsletter. Follow us on Instagram. This episode is brought to you by Panama City Beach, HelloFresh (code: LONGSHORT80), and Discount Tire.

Duration:00:37:43

208. An Announcement from Hillary and Andrea

8/29/2019
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After 9 amazing years, we’re wrapping the show for good in December. Here’s why.

Duration:00:05:57

207. Aack! How Cathy Became a Mom

8/28/2019
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When cartoonist Cathy Guisewite turned 35, she told her parents she was never getting married and never having a kids. Hear what changed her mind. To join the conversation, go to longestshortesttime.com! Sign up for our newsletter. Follow us on Instagram. This episode is brought to you by Pinna, Teen Counseling, Panama City Beach, Discount Tire, and ThredUp.

Duration:00:37:00

206. When YouTube Is Your Birth Coach

8/21/2019
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When Tia found out she was pregnant, she wasn’t going to let that stop her from traveling abroad… in her third trimester. Hear why her birth story made international news. To join the conversation, go to longestshortesttime.com! Sign up for our newsletter. Follow us on Instagram. This episode is brought to you by Gryphon Home (code: longshort), Panama City Beach, Lutron Caseta Smart Lighting, Third Love, and Teen Counseling.

Duration:00:36:03

205. Oh, The Places You Shouldn't Go!

8/14/2019
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A summer romp through all the wild places a kid’s imagination can take them in nature, perfect for Boxcar Children, Ingalls Wilder-heads, and “My Side of the Mountain” super-fans. To join the conversation, go to longestshortesttime.com! Sign up for our newsletter. Follow us on Instagram. This episode is brought to you by Gryphon Home (code: longshort), Teen Counseling, Rothy's, Panama City Beach, Thomas' English Muffins.

Duration:00:30:07

204. Breaking Cycles (and Chairs!) with Kulap Vilaysack

8/7/2019
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When comedian Kulap Vilaysack decided to resolve questions from her family history, she did it in the most extreme way possible: by directing a documentary about her own life. The film is called Origin Story, and to this day, Kulap’s still not sure if she should have made it. Heads up! This episode contains a discussion about physical and emotional abuse from a parent and miscarriage. To join the conversation, go to longestshortesttime.com! Sign up for our newsletter. Follow us on...

Duration:00:35:36

203. When Mommy Boobs Go Viral

7/31/2019
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Jessica Rose Schrody makes parody raps about motherhood beloved by everyone from Viola Davis to Beyoncé’s Mom. To join the conversation, go to longestshortesttime.com! Sign up for our newsletter. Follow us on Instagram. This episode is brought to you by Teen Counseling, Gryphon Home (code: longshort), Rothy's, ThredUp, Panama City Beach.

Duration:00:35:36

202. Give The Ellises a Sitcom Already

7/24/2019
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Devale and Khadeen Ellis have always imagined their lives as a TV show. Specifically, a sitcom about millennial parenting that takes place in gentrified Brooklyn. But instead of waiting for their big shot, the Ellises started sharing their story online. To join the conversation, go to longestshortesttime.com! Sign up for our newsletter. Follow us on Instagram. This episode is brought to you by March of Dimes, ThirdLove, Undeniably Dairy and Teen Counseling. Subscribe to The Ellises...

Duration:00:30:33

201. Artificial Wombs, Space Babies and Robot Nurses… Oh My!

6/19/2019
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What will the future look like for women, families and babies? Futures critic Rose Eveleth believe the future can be more equitable, fun and interesting than we ever dreamed it would be. But, in order to make that real, we have to start talking about it. To join the conversation, go to longestshortesttime.com! Sign up for our newsletter. Follow us on Instagram. This episode is brought to you by Undeniably Dairy, Splendid Table, Betterhelp, Third Love, and Milk.

Duration:00:37:48

200. I'm Pregnant!

6/12/2019
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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. To join the conversation, go to longestshortesttime.com! Sign up for our newsletter. Follow us on Instagram. This episode is brought to you by Unum (link to download informational pdf), Betterhelp, ThredUP, Undeniably Dairy, and Milk.

Duration:00:41:26

199. How Will They Know I’m Black?

6/5/2019
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Myra Jones-Taylor’s son is black, but it’s a constant struggle to get his peers and teachers to see him that way. To join the conversation, go to longestshortesttime.com! Sign up for our newsletter. Follow us on Instagram. This episode is brought to you by Unum (link to download informational pdf), Milk, HelloFresh (code: LONGSHORT80), Third Love, and Rothy’s.

Duration:00:34:33

198. Transracial Adoption When You’re a POC

5/29/2019
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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. Don’t forget to fill out Hillary Frank’s Ahh, Middle School survey! To join the conversation, go to longestshortesttime.com! Sign up for our newsletter. Follow us on Instagram. This episode is brought to you by Splendid Table, Bob’s Red Mill, ThredUP.

Duration:00:32:17

197. Lactation Muffins, Tape Measure Ponytails and Other Adventures in Adoption

5/22/2019
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When Nishta fell in love with her college professor Jill, she knew they were starting a journey without a roadmap. To join the conversation, go to longestshortesttime.com! Sign up for our newsletter. Follow us on Instagram. This episode is brought to you by Milk, Bob’s Red Mill, Pact (code: LONGSHORT), and Rothy’s

Duration:00:42:02

196. What My Mother And I Don't Talk About

5/15/2019
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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. Content warning: this week’s episode includes adult language and talks about physical and emotional abuse. To join the conversation, go to longestshortesttime.com! Sign up for our newsletter. Follow us on Instagram. This episode is brought to you by Amaze jr., Bob’s Red Mill, Pact (code: LONGSHORT), Third Love, and Simple Contacts (code: LONGSHORT). Also,...

Duration:00:48:02

195. Vasectomies! Get Nuts! Go Nads!

5/8/2019
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Over the years, we’ve talked a lot about women’s fertility and birth control. But, isn’t it about time we hear what it means when family planning is Dad’s responsibility? To join the conversation, go to longestshortesttime.com! Sign up for our newsletter. Follow us on Instagram. This episode is brought to you by The Splendid Table, Bob’s Red Mill, ThredUP, Rothy’s, and Pact (code: LONGSHORT) Also, Hillary Frank's Weird Parenting Wins book is here! Many of you are in it. Order it here.

Duration:00:38:36

194. One Mom’s Late-Term Abortion

5/1/2019
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Late-term abortions are extremely rare, except for in political rhetoric. We’ll hear the story behind the headlines from a mom who ended her pregnancy at 29 weeks. Content warning: This episode talks about abortion and child loss. To join the conversation, go to longestshortesttime.com! Sign up for our newsletter. Follow us on Instagram. This episode is brought to you by MilkLife, Bob’s Red Mill (click their link to enter the sweepstakes!), Care/Of (code: LONGSHORT30), Pact (code:...

Duration:00:38:10

193. The Qualities and Characteristics of 7th-Borns

4/24/2019
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Robby Hoffman is a comedian, and she is the seventh-born child in her family. She's never met another #7 ... until now. To join the conversation, go to longestshortesttime.com! Sign up for our newsletter. Follow us on Instagram. This episode is brought to you by Thomas’s English Muffins, Bona Floor Cleaners, Rothy’s (code: TIME), Third Love, and Pact (code: LONGSHORT) Also, Hillary Frank's Weird Parenting Wins book is here! Many of you are in it. Order it here.

Duration:00:32:15

192. The Political Power of Black Motherhood

3/20/2019
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Author Dani McClain explains what makes mothering an inherently political act, especially for black women. To join the conversation, go to longestshortesttime.com! Sign up for our newsletter. Follow us on Instagram. This episode is brought to you by Mini Babybel, Goodnight Stories for Rebel Girls Podcast, ThirdLove, Bona Premium Spray Mop, Sweeping up the Heart by Kevin Henkes and Milk. Also, Hillary Frank's Weird Parenting Wins book is out! Many of you are in it. Get a *signed* copy here.

Duration:00:40:36