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Jan 29, 2015

Quote BubbleThe end of the NBC series Parenthood — and with it perhaps the end of all emotional family dramas until the pendulum swings back from its current spot in dark and violent and edgy fare — got us talking about why we never took to the Braverman family saga the way we should have; an article by Linda Holmes on NPR's...


Jan 28, 2015

Katherine LeeIn the first of our "Round 3" mini-podcasts on specific parenting topics, Katherine Lee, who writes about parenting school-age children at childparenting.about.com, joined Terri for a discussion of restaurants that ban kids -- and the kind of kid behavior that makes bans look like a good idea. If you are That Mom...


Jan 26, 2015

Cougar TownIn this week's entertainment-themed "Round 2" mini-podcast, Catherine and Terri started out talking about the impending Snowpocalypse aimed at the northeast (and hyperbolic Weather Channel stormcasting in general) and moved on to the Super Bowl and who should be providing halftime-show color commentary; Downton vs....


Jan 22, 2015

Word BalloonJudging from articles like "Why Cafeteria Food Is Best" -- in which nutritionist Jane Brody shares with NY Times readers the studies saying parent-packed lunches are full of unhealthy cookies and chips and other stuff kids enjoy eating -- and the comments for said article -- in which parents declare that so-called...


Jan 20, 2015

Terri in her P&R gearTalking about parenting all the time gets a little tiring, you know? For a between-podcast break, Terri and Catherine are bringing you a weekly "Round 2," dedicated to movies, TV, books, and all that entertainment we'd be consuming if we could just stop podcasting and catch up on our work. In this week's...