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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

Location:

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

Parents Sometimes Understand

12/18/2019
Let's just say this one's inspired by DJ Jazzy Jeff and the Fresh Prince. *Note: there is some cursing in this episode — and some talk about the tooth fairy — so you might not want to listen with your kids.* This is the last episode of The Longest Shortest Time! But it isn't really goodbye. Hillary is cooking up something new, probably a project about middle school. To keep in touch with Hillary and find out what's next, sign up for her newsletter and follow her on Instagram and...

Duration:00:43:14

Ina May's Guide, Completely Revised and Updated

12/11/2019
The mother of modern midwifery returns to tell you (yes, YOU) that if you didn’t have a “natural birth,” you are not a failure. Heads up, this episode contains discussion of childbirth injuries and traumatic birth. To join the conversation, go to longestshortesttime.com! Sign up for our newsletter. Follow us on Instagram. This episode is brought to you by Pillsbury Crescent Rolls, Third Love, and ThredUP.

Duration:00:45:35

Busy Philipps Works the Postpartum Hollywood System

12/4/2019
Busy Philipps has been working in Hollywood since she was 19 years old. She's always played by the rules when she's had to, but after she had kids, she started making her own rules—at work and at home. This episode contains graphic language and is not suitable for children. To join the conversation, go to longestshortesttime.com! Sign up for our newsletter. Follow us on Instagram. This episode is brought to you by Pillsbury Crescent Rolls, Bayer Crop Science, Rothy's, and Lutron Caseta...

Duration:00:42:45

We Made You A Mix Tape

11/27/2019
A baby picked up by the police, the joy and terror of kale, and talking birth control in front of your dad. Three little treasures that we’ve been dying to share with you! This episode contains some uncensored curse words. 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, Fetch Rewards (code: LONGSHORT), Teen Counseling, Pillsbury Crescent Rolls, and Lutron Caseta Smart Lighting.

Duration:00:47:58

John Hodgman On Being A Villain Without Really Trying

11/20/2019
John Hodgman has made a career out of playing elitist villains on TV. He later realized he's been a villain in real life, too — including, sometimes, to his own children. This episode contains graphic language is not suitable for children. To join the conversation, go to longestshortesttime.com! Sign up for our newsletter. Follow us on Instagram. This episode is brought to you by Bad With Money, Bayer Crop Science, Lutron Caseta Smart Lighting, Teen Counseling, and Pillsbury Crescent...

Duration:00:40:14

The, Like, Show. Wavy Edition

11/13/2019
Our teen panel is back with more parenting advice! Wanna know when to give your kid a smartphone? Why mumble rap is cool? How to maintain a strong relationship with your child? Molly, Mason, and Quincy have the answers. 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, Third Love, ThredUp, and Pillsbury Crescent Rolls

Duration:00:34:13

It’s A Real Mother, Part 5: Now What?

11/6/2019
Author Brigid Schulte fills us in on the current state of working mom discrimination in the United States. And one brave listener shares a story that might just inspire you to fight for changes at your job. To join the conversation, go to longestshortesttime.com! Sign up for our newsletter. Follow us on Instagram. This episode is brought to you by Lutron Caseta Smart Lighting, Teen Counseling, Rothy’s, Pillsbury Crescent Rolls, and Bayer Crop Science.

Duration:00:43:30

How Raina Telgemeier Got Guts

10/30/2019
Bees, needles, vomit, and atomic bombs—cartoonist Raina Telgemeier was afraid of them ALL. Hear how she learned to manage her fears, and how she became a hero to children around the globe. 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, Bona Floor Cleaners, ThredUP, Fetch Rewards (code: LONGSHORT), and Pillsbury Crescent Rolls.

Duration:00:36:18

The Accidental Gay Parents, 6

10/23/2019
LST faves Trystan and Biff are back! We catch up with them about about parenthood, postpartum bodies, and if there are any more kids in their future. To join the conversation, go to longestshortesttime.com! Sign up for our newsletter. Follow us on Instagram. This episode is brought to you by Bayer Crop Science, Teen Counseling, ThirdLove, Rothy’s, and Bona Floor Cleaners.

Duration:00:41:17

Sperm Series: I Ask a Friend

9/18/2019
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

Sperm Series: I Visit a Sperm Bank

9/11/2019
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

Sperm Series: I Download an App

9/4/2019
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

An Announcement from Hillary and Andrea

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

Duration:00:05:57

Aack! How Cathy Became a Mom

8/28/2019
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

When YouTube Is Your Birth Coach

8/21/2019
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

Oh, The Places You Shouldn't Go!

8/14/2019
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

Breaking Cycles (and Chairs!) with Kulap Vilaysack

8/7/2019
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

When Mommy Boobs Go Viral

7/31/2019
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

Give The Ellises a Sitcom Already

7/24/2019
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

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

6/19/2019
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