The Longest Shortest Time

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Our show ended back in December, and the world has changed a lot since then. Tune in for an update on what Hillary’s been up to—and a podcast recommendation. To see Hillary's quarantine journal drawings and find out about her new project when s
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 Lo
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,
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 a
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 convers
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
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 conversatio
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 long
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.co
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
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 longestshortes
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 
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,
After 9 amazing years, we’re wrapping the show for good in December. Here’s why. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.
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 o
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 ou
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 u
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
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 brough
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 stor
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
What does it mean to become a parent when you’re no longer speaking to the parents who raised you? Our producer Jackie Sojico is about to find out ... because she's 7 months pregnant. To join the conversation, go to longestshortesttime.com! Si
Myra Jones-Taylor’s son is black, but it’s a constant struggle to get his peers and teachers to see him that way. To join the conversation, go to longestshortesttime.com! Sign up for our newsletter. Follow us on Instagram. This episode is bro
Listener Soni has always dreamed about adopting, but they never expected the adoption process to be so challenging. Plus, LST’s creator Hillary Frank drops in with an exciting update about a new project she’s working on.  Don’t forget to fill
When Nishta fell in love with her college professor Jill, she knew they were starting a journey without a roadmap. To join the conversation, go to longestshortesttime.com! Sign up for our newsletter. Follow us on Instagram. This episode is br
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