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Jan 7, 2019

Happy New Year, and welcome to a new format for Parenting Roundabout! Instead of a lengthy group chat every Monday and mini-episodes the rest of the week, we'll bring you a short segment every Monday through Friday covering, as usual, the things parents are talking about, complaining about, and obsessing about...

Dec 3, 2018

00:33 Lunch Delivery: Nicole's daughter came up with a clever new solution to the old problem of the forgotten school lunch.

06:29 Raising Kids Right:Facebook post prompted a discussion of some of our parenting goals (and some of the ways we judge others and/or ourselves). Mentioned: This episode about kids and...

Oct 8, 2018

00:31 Hospital Stay: Nicole gives an update on a hospital visit that kept her from podcasting last week.

07:15 The Fill-in-the-Blank Parent: First it was tiger moms, then helicopter parents, then lawnmower parents and even elephant parents. Well, we can come up with click-baity parenting "styles" too!

21:48 Speed Round:...

Sep 24, 2018

00:31 Traffic Rant: Terri's tearing her hair out over the poor parking etiquette on her street. 

13:36 Too Old to Fail: ...but too young to make smart decisions. That's the pickle we find ourselves in as our kids grow up and have to make life-determining choices.

34:34 Speed Round: Pop-Up Playgrounds: In these spaces,...

Sep 17, 2018

00:32 Pet Roundabout: Time for a quick status check on the animal members of our households.

12:30 Safety vs. Strength: Do we want our kids to take risks in order to become strong? Would it surprise you to learn we can't answer such a black-and-white question?

30:47 Speed Round: Care Packages: College students get care...