The Longest Shortest Time

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

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      episode 166: #165 The 36 Questions to Ask Your Partner Before Having Kids


      Stephanie never wanted kids.... but then she met Joey. Tune in to hear them answer a series of questions intended to help them determine if they want a future as parents together. To join the conversation, go to longestshortesttime.com! Sign up for our newsletter. Follow us on Instagram. This episode is brought to you by Ladder, PottyMD (code: LONGSHORT), SAS Footwear (code: LONGSHORT), ThirdLove and Sun Basket. Also, Hillary Frank's Weird Parenting Wins book is coming! Many of you are in ...


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      episode 165: #164 When Al Letson Met His Sons


      When Al Letson was 23, he found out he was the father to a 6-year-old boy he’d never met. Years later, another son entered his life, and this one was white. To join the conversation, go to longestshortesttime.com! Sign up for our newsletter. Follow us on Instagram. This episode is brought to you by Ladder, Circle Round, Fully, Care/Of (code: LONGSHORT) and SAS Shoes (code: LONGSHORT) Also, Hillary Frank's Weird Parenting Wins book is coming! Many of you are in it. Pre-order here.


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      episode 164: #163 How to Hear a Smile


      When Kristen's son was 5 weeks old, she got an email from BabyCenter saying that all of her hard work would soon be repaid: she'd get to see her baby's first smile. Problem is, Kristen can't see. Tune in to hear Kristen's creative solution to seeing a smile through blindness. 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 CDC's Child Development Milestone App, SAS Shoes (code: LONGSHORT),...


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       2018-06-06  32m
       
       

      episode 163: #162 Cecile Richards on Troublemaker Moms


      Cecile Richards, former head of Planned Parenthood, is a troublemaker -- a quality she got from her mom, Ann Richards, who went from frustrated housewife to firecracker governor of Texas. Cecile talks about watching that transformation, and how Ann's legacy is living on in the record number of women and moms running for office. To join the conversation, go to longestshortesttime.com! Sign up for our newsletter. Follow us on Instagram. Splendid Table, Stitcher Premium, Sun Basket, SAS Sh...


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       2018-05-30  38m
       
       

      episode 162: #161 Imaginary Friends & Grown-ups


      The imaginary friends you have when you’re little can be great practice for dealing with very real hard stuff as a grown-up. To join the conversation, go to longestshortesttime.com! Sign up for our newsletter. Follow us on Instagram. This episode is brought to you by Fully, Brains On, Thomas’ English Muffins, and SAS Shoes (code: LONGSHORT). Use the links and codes here for a special discount. Also, Hillary Frank's Weird Parenting Wins book is coming! Many of you are in it. Pre-order here.


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       2018-05-23  42m
       
       

      episode 161: #160 Imaginary Friends & Kids


      A glimpse into the weird, fun, and often dark world of imaginary companions. 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, SAS Footwear (code: LONGSHORT), Thomas' English Muffins, Casper and ThirdLove.


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       2018-05-16  41m
       
       

      episode 160: #159 A Killer Story


      For our special Mother’s Day episode, poet and writer Rachel Zucker explores her complex relationship with her mom, Diane Wolkstein. To join the conversation, go to longestshortesttime.com! Sign up for our newsletter. Follow us on Instagram. Thomas’ English Muffins, Marc’s Mission: Way of the Warrior Kid from Macmillan Kids, Mabel’s Labels (code: TIME20), and 1-800-Flowers  (code: LONGSHORT). Still need a gift for Mother’s Day? Everything in our shop is 30% off, now thru Mother’s Day. (Pro...


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       2018-05-09  39m
       
       

      episode 159: #158 Black Lives Matter for Middle Schoolers


      In the novel Ghost Boys, a twelve-year-old unarmed black boy is shot by a white police officer. Jewell Parker Rhodes talks about why she wrote this story for middle schoolers, and why she's counting on them to advance racial justice. To win a signed copy of Jewell's book, visit LST's Instagram and look for the post with the Ghost Boys book cover! Join the conversation at longestshortesttime.com. You can also sign up for our newsletter, and follow us on Facebook and Twitter. Our sponsors for...


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       2018-05-02  39m
       
       

      episode 158: #157 Car Births, Call-In Style


      When you’re expecting a baby, it’s common to take some time to write out a birth plan. (Well, more like birth wishes.) But you know what no one ever plans for? Giving birth in their car. To join the conversation, go to longestshortesttime.com! Sign up for our newsletter. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. Our sponsors for this episode are Juice Beauty (code: LONGSHORT20), Thomas’ Original Nooks & Crannies English Muffins, Sun Basket, Third Love and Care.com. Use the promo cod...


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