The Longest Shortest Time
The Longest Shortest Time
The parenting show for for everyone. Hosted by This American Life contributor and author Hillary ...

The Longest Shortest Time

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#117 Coming of Age with Down Syndrome

The day Sophie got her period, there were phone calls and high-fives all around. Sophie was psyched. But her mom, author Amy Silverman, felt torn. Wha... Read more

March 14, 2017 | 42 min

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#116 How To Not (Accidentally) Raise A Racist

What's the best way for white parents to talk to their kids about race? We called in Dr. Brigitte Vittrup, who studies children's racial attitudes, to... Read more

March 7, 2017 | 53 min

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#115 The Scarlet A (UPDATE)

Dr. Pratima Gupta is a mom with the rare job combo of both delivering babies and terminating pregnancies. And in the year since we last talked to her,... Read more

February 28, 2017 | 48 min

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#114 Babymaking While Queer

It's roundtable time! Two couples talk about family planning as queer people of color. And how their own parents and cultural backgrounds inform their... Read more

February 21, 2017 | 49 min

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