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Jul 28, 2017

00:31 Bathroom Beautification: Terri's master bath is getting a spruce-up, to ensure that the floor doesn't cave in.

06:22 You Win Some, You Lose Some: Nicole brings us this week's rant, about parents who elbow other kids out of the way to help their own offspring get ahead.

25:11 Friday Speed Round: When Kids Want to...


Jul 21, 2017

00:31 Camp Report, and an Apology: Catherine's son successfully brought home three dirty rags from camp, and Terri has a correction on last week's episode.

08:23 Mom Guilt, Subtype 214A: We discuss guilt of the "it's not you, it's me" variety, as in "You should play the trombone because I didn't get to be in the band...


Jun 23, 2017

00:31 Travel Report: Catherine is back from Iceland, which she loved despite the prevalence of dried fish; and she recommends the tour company Pink Iceland to anyone who's thinking of visiting.

09:42 Terms and Conditions Apply: We welcome visitors to our homes ... sort of. We prefer that they not stay too long, require...


May 16, 2017

Before there were computers and smartphones and fancy prefab fidget spinners, we kept ourselves distracted with ... taking apart pens. Peeling pencil paint. Unwinding paper clips. Doodling. So much doodling. (For more on fidget spinners, listen to our interview with Robert Rummel-Hudson on Episode...


May 12, 2017

00:32 Holding a Grudge: Nicole has a bone to pick with a high school boy.

06:25 Well, That's a Bummer: There's a very fine line between encouragement and overselling, and between our kids' disappointment and our own. We try to walk it ... very carefully. (Shout-out to our live studio audience:...