Best Parenting podcasts — Advice for moms and dads (Updated August 2017; image)
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Focus on the Family: Focus on Parenting
 
Need help with raising your kids? Focus on the Family provides tried and true parenting advice to help your children thrive.
 
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The Longest Shortest Time
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The parenting show for for everyone. Hosted by This American Life contributor and author Hillary Frank. A Stitcher Production.
 
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Respectful Parenting: Janet Lansbury Unruffled
 
Each episode addresses a reader's parenting issue through the lens of Janet's respectful parenting philosophy. Janet is a respected parenting adviser, author, and guest lecturer whose website (JanetLansbury.com) is visited by millions of readers annually. Her work informs, inspires, and supports caregivers of infants and toddlers across the globe, helping to create relationships of respect, trust, and love. Her best-selling books “No Bad Kids: Toddler Discipline without Shame” and "Elevating ...
 
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Slate's Mom and Dad Are Fighting
Monthly+
 
Gabriel Roth, Rebecca Lavoie and Carvell Wallace discuss all aspects of parenting from toddler to teens.
 
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Parenting On Purpose (Parenting On Purpose)
 
Answers For Todays Families
 
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Zen Parenting Radio
Weekly
 
Self-awareness and mindfulness with pop culture and humor to expand compassion for ourselves, each other, and the world.
 
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Parenting
Weekly
 
Every week Moncrieff is joined by a parenting expert and child psychologist each week to answer questions sent in from listeners.
 
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Scummy Mummies - Podcast
Monthly+
 
A comedy chat show for less-than-perfect parents. Hosted by comedians Ellie Gibson and Helen Thorn and featuring guest parenting experts, comedians and authors. The podcast covers the big issues affecting modern parents - from fish fingers to farting, to play-dates and pelvic floors. Expect frank and funny chat as well as wine, laughter and sophisticated boob jokes. Check out our Scummy Mummies Blog and dates for our Live Comedy Shows - www.scummymummies.com
 
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For Crying Out Loud
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TV executive Lynette Carolla, wife of comedian Adam, along with comedy writer and best-selling parenting author of Sippy Cups are Not For Chardonnay - Stefanie Wilder-Taylor are two mothers of twins breaking it down parenting style. In this raucous hour of conversations they cover a range of topics from their marriages and kids, to the pros and cons of ferberizing to which one of the Real Housewives have had too much filler (all of them). The format is informative, loose and most of all ente ...
 
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Parent Savers
Monthly
 
Parent Savers is an audio podcast providing new parents with practical information to help preserve their sanity. Both moms and dads discuss common parenting concerns for their toddlers. With the help of our experts, parents get the superhero strength they need to tackle the world, and the next dirty diaper. The show is part of the Parents On Demand Network and is produced by New Mommy Media.
 
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Babytalk
Weekly
 
All of Babytalk's discoveries and stories, delivered straight to you.
 
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Progressive Parenting
Monthly
 
Progressive Parenting strives to share information to parents to help them form informed decisions for their families, your host Gena Kirby interviews, Doctors, Nurses, Midwives, Authors and other experts to answer your parenting questions.
 
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Spawned with Kristen and Liz of CoolMomPicks
Monthly+
 
Hi, we're Liz Gumbinner and Kristen Chase of CoolMomPicks.com. We've got a microphone and more than the two minutes the Today Show gives us, and we're not afraid to use them. Join us (and some awesome celebrity guests) for candid parenting culture discussions, non-judgy (mostly) tips, and a good dose of humor, if we've had enough coffee. Which is always.Named a top podcast by The Washington Post, Mental Floss, Business Insider and Fatherly; 2016 Iris Award winner for best parenting podcast.
 
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TILT Parenting: Atypical | 2E | Gifted | ADHD | SPD | Asperger's
 
Atypical Kids / Twice-Exceptional / Gifted / ADHD / Sensory Processing Disorder / Asperger'sThe TiLT Parenting Podcast, hosted by author and TiLT founder Debbie Reber, features transformational interviews and conversations with authors, parenting experts, educators, and other parents aimed at inspiring, informing, and supporting parents raising differently-wired kids (giftedness, ADHD, Asperger’s, twice-exceptionalities, sensory processing challenges, anxiety, and more). TiLT aims to help pa ...
 
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ParentCast: New Parents | New Babies | New Adventures | A New Kind Of Crazy
 
Just have a kid and you're overwhelmed? Mary and Blake are too. They're parents who have no idea what they're doing, and they're asking the experts on all things baby. It's an entirely "judgement free zone," where we can laugh at each other's stories of success and failure. Mary and Blake discuss their whines of the week, wins of the week, and also give their Parent Pick of the week. But this show is nothing without it's listeners - so there is as much listener feedback as humanly possible. ...
 
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Parent Nation
Weekly
 
Parent Nation, this ain't your mama's parenting show. But it can be a place to pull up a chair, shake up a cocktail, and kick up your heels while you tune in to the refreshingly real talk about what it takes to be a functional - and fun - parent in today's wild world of raising kids.
 
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Rad Parenting
Weekly
 
She’s an expert. He’s not. But they're both parents. Together, they help you navigate the willful waters of parenting. Hosted by author/self-esteem expert Anea Bogue, M.A., B. Ed, and comedian/record label owner Joe Sib, Rad Parenting is your go-to podcast to answer all of the difficult questions that come along with raising kids that don’t totally suck.
 
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AT Parenting Survival Podcast: Parenting | Child Anxiety | Motherhood | Kids & Family
 
The truth is we are all surviving parenting one day at a time. Whether you are dealing with tantrums, potty training, discipline or child anxiety, parenting can be overwhelming at times! On The AT Parenting Survival Podcast your host Natasha Daniels will ride the Parental roller coaster with you. She will teach you wacky parenting approaches, give you a new perspective on common parenting problems and will re-invigorate your sparkle for parenting.
 
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Pratfalls of Parenting
Monthly+
 
sometimes serious, sometimes funny, always awesome
 
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Parenting Roundabout
Daily
 
A weekly look at the things parents are talking about, complaining about, and obsessing about right now.
 
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The Kira Soltanovich Show
Weekly
 
The Kira Soltanovich Show is a weekly podcast about being a professional comedian as well as a parent. Each week, Kira interviews another professional comedian and discovers how they individually raise their own children.
 
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Parenting Bytes
Weekly
 
From digital dilemmas like managing screen time to new apps and devices that can make parenting easier (or at least more fun) family tech expert and host Rebecca Levey, along with tech reporter Andrea Smith, mom blogger Amy Oztan and guest parenting bloggers, explore the ups and downs of parenting in the digital age. Join them every week on Parenting Bytes where they will discuss the latest tech, gadgets, apps and issues around raising the digital generation - and maybe even learn something ...
 
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Mediocre Parent Show
Weekly
 
Most people complain about being a parent. It's hard and spirit breaking. The Mediocre Parent Show tries to take those spirit breaking topics and show you that it's not all that bad, in fact you just might laugh a little.
 
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Good Parenting Radio
Rare
 
Good Parenting is an engaging mix of pediatricians, authors, experts, and parents just like you who provide the best advice, the kind that comes from direct experience.
 
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MYLF Talk
Monthly
 
Life Coach and author of MYLF 101, Sophie Venable, hosts this candid, funny, and informative show. She has guests from a variety of fields join her to discuss everything from parenthood and money issues to health, dating, and sex.
 
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Bringing Up Betty | True Tales of Special Needs Parenting
 
Bringing Up Betty is a podcast about the unique experiences that come with raising special needs kids. The podcast is a collection of narrative interviews with parents who are raising children with disabilities, developmental delays, diseases and other challenges.
 
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Trans-Parenting Podcast
Rare
 
Educational and support information for parents, caregivers, and advocates of transgender youth
 
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Nuoi Day Tre Vui Manh Vietnamese Radio Program
Daily+
 
Nuoi Day Tre Vui Manh - Vietnamese weekly radio talk shows helping parents raise healthy and happy children
 
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TVOParents (Audio)
Weekly
 
Welcome to TVOParents.com, your very own community resource for advice, news, interactive tools, and the latest educational research. It's all designed to help you help your kids succeed in learning, and in life. TVOParents.com brings together parents, care-givers, and education experts from across the province in a welcoming, online community.
 
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Parenting On Purpose (Parenting On Purpose)
 
Helping Your Child Deal with Peer Pressure In order to help our children we must first ask the question what is peer pressure? The phrase peer pressure is a reference to when the people around us (in this case around our children) influence us to act in a certain way that we might not act if it weren’t for them. As parents it is tempting to w ...…
 
Colman Noctor is back to talk with Tom about your child questions. Are imaginary friends causing too much trouble? How long should you brush your hair?
 
We wonder which of our talents would gain us world ranking if we could make any activity an Olympic sport. What would you be a contender in?
 
That… and other lessons of American Sex Ed. An actual historian walks us through the decades. To join the conversation, go to longestshortesttime.com! Sign up for our newsletter. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. This episode is brought to you by GoGo SqueeZ, Thirdlove, Icon Undies (code: LONGEST) and Texture. Use the promo codes at ...…
 
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Parenting On Purpose (Parenting On Purpose)
 
When Parents Lose Their Influence We mentioned yesterday that many teens report that parents are still a major influence in their lives but are there things that can happen to cause parents to loose influence in their children’s lives? The answer is sadly yes, there are a few ways this can happen. First, when the relationship is not a prior ...…
 
Lynette and Stefanie are back! and open this week's first episode of For Crying Out Loud talking about how easily they forget common words sometimes, as well as the time Stef went on a game show. Then the ladies talk about not knowing how to pay their taxes properly when they were growing up. After that they talk about the apartments they used ...…
 
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Parenting On Purpose (Parenting On Purpose)
 
Who Is The Primary Influencer in Your Child’s Life? Part of parenting is learning to let go and training your child to handle independence well. With this journey, as our children gain more and more independence, there are other things that can begin to have influence on them. We need to first be aware of who or what these influences are an ...…
 
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Respectful Parenting: Janet Lansbury Unruffled
 
In this episode: A dad is perplexed about how to best support his son when he gets hurt. “I have always tried to give him the space and freedom to express his emotions,” he writes, but lately his son has been rejecting support and insisting through tears that he is not hurt. This dad isn’t sure how to handle it. “I want him to know he can expre ...…
 
Your road map to this week's entertainment-themed podcast: 00:37 Dancing with the Stars Live Show: We chat with a friend of the podcast who got to see the DWTS tour when it came to Milwaukee earlier this summer. 15:14 The West Wing: In another twist on the usual, the West Wing Weekly podcast covered a special documentary episode of the show, so ...…
 
Todd and Cathy reveal their three speakers for the 2018 Zen Parenting Conference, and explain why each of them is a force for good. They discuss candor, wisdom, kindness, and responsibility, and offer new resources that will help each of us live with greater clarity and intention. They answer a listener questions, and also discuss their NEW+IMP ...…
 
Maybe we'll start the day by clearing out that e-mail inbox ... just as soon as we finish this game.
 
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AT Parenting Survival Podcast: Parenting | Child Anxiety | Motherhood | Kids & Family
 
“No!” He screams at the top of his lungs. “I’m not doing it!” You look at his red, sweaty face and you know what is about to come. You have seen that lost look many times before. You hold your breath and wait for the inevitable. He rages. He destroys. He brings chaos to the entire family. And then…he is done. Exhausted, no more fight left in hi ...…
 
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TILT Parenting: Atypical | 2E | Gifted | ADHD | SPD | Asperger's
 
Debbie talks with author Judith Newman about her new book "To Siri With Love," a collection of stories about life with her autistic teenage son, Gus.For more information, visit the show notes at http://www.tiltparenting.com
 
Margot Starbuck and David King offer advice to parents from their book, Overplayed: A Parent’s Guide to Sanity in the World of Youth Sports.By help@focusonthefamily.com (Focus on the Family).
 
How do you have a great family day out? Where are the best places to go? And how do you survive the whole thing without going absolutely bonkers? To answer all these questions we have the hilarious Jimi Famurewa! He tells us all about his book, Family London, and reveals his favourite places to visit in the capital and beyond. We also talk abou ...…
 
As the summer wanes many of us want to hang on and savor every last minute of vacation mode. But that can make the first week back at school a chaotic nightmare. Anea and Joe offer three practical tips to create a smoother transition from summertime to school year schedule.
 
Thanks, technology, for making it easy for us to be hostile introverts!
 
A diagnosis of autism can sound like the end of the world.. but in this week's Babytalk podcast we meet a father who was determined to push the boundaries of his autistic son's experience and turn some of the current thinking about autism and anxiety on it's head.
 
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Parenting On Purpose (Parenting On Purpose)
 
The Gift of Time One of the things that is imperative to raising daughters is time. While this is true for all kids, daughters really need the one on one time to communicate. Look for ways to give your daughter your focused attention in the busyness of life. This is especially important for dads. It is easy for a dad to give time to his sons be ...…
 
Lynette and Stefanie welcome in-studio guest and host of the Sword and Scale podcast Mike Boudet. The ladies open the show discussing their love of Mike's podcast, as well as asking him what he did before getting into podcasting. Then Mike discusses how he decides what stories to cover on Sword and Scale. After that, Mike takes your Facebook qu ...…
 
00:32 Incoming Australians! Nicole has visitors; later in the episode, we'll discuss how they can earn their keep. 10:43 Milestones to Love and Hate: It's back-to-school time, so we're thinking about all the good-news/bad-news milestones we might be observing, like that first "I forgot" phone call of the year. 29:12 Friday Speed Round: Applianc ...…
 
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Parenting On Purpose (Parenting On Purpose)
 
The Role of Dads The role of a father in a girl’s life is amazing. They have the huge privilege and responsibility of being a major influence on how their daughter views herself and who she will become. This is such an important topic it is another that has an entire week long series dedicated to it. Click here to view the series call Fathers ...…
 
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Slate's Mom and Dad Are Fighting
 
Gabriel Roth, Rebecca Lavoie, and Carvell Wallace discuss how to talk to your kids about recent events in Charlottesville Virginia, and whether smartphones are "destroying a generation," with Lisa Guernsey and Janelle Krupicka. Plus triumphs, fails, and recommendations. Today’s episode is brought to you by Little Passports. Check out Science Ex ...…
 
Rebecca and Andrea interview Sal Khan, the founder of Khan Academy, an enormous and FREE not-for-profit online education. Learn about what's available on the site for students and teachers, including SAT prep, coding, and LearnStorm 2017!
 
We scour the addresses, phone numbers, and birthdates of our lives to discover digits that seem to be following us around.
 
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The Kira Soltanovich Show
 
Dennis is an actor, a writer, a comic, and a dad. Dennis airs some grievances, makes a confession, Tinders a baby, Brings It On Again, and talks about his dad. It's a fun one. Enjoy our chat! kiracomedy.com karenandkiracanread.com allthingscomedy.comBy motherfunnyshow@gmail.com (Kira Soltanovich).
 
Best-selling author Emerson Eggerichs talks to moms about a boy's need for respect and explains how they can give that respect to their sons.By help@focusonthefamily.com (Focus on the Family).
 
Not really a show, more of an announcement. Nick and Chris are taking a few weeks off for vacation and to refuel. Don't unsubscribe just hum the theme song to your self. We already miss you!www.mediocreparentshow.com
 
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Parenting On Purpose (Parenting On Purpose)
 
The Power of Words The power of our words with our children is almost incalculable. We can build them or devastate them with what and how we speak to them. This rings very true for raising a girl because of how they filter things. This is such an important topic that we have spent a week discussing it. Click here to see the series. For more o ...…
 
David Carey gives advice on parenting problems such as a teenager and father who are not getting on, a 11 year old has a problem with food, 6 year old with tics.
 
Monet, the pre-Raphaelites, and the textile work of folksy artist collective the GAP have caught our eye.
 
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Parent Savers
 
Does milk really do a body good? As a new parent, you may be overwhelmed at all options for milk at the grocery store. Are there benefits to drinking cow's milk that other milk simply can't provide? What are some of the biggest milk myths? Plus, what are some alternatives to cow's milk that might be a better fit for your family?…
 
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The Longest Shortest Time
 
Alex was itching to ask her partner Ben a big, scary question. To muster some courage, she turned to an unexpected ally: a tiny stuffed lamb that can see the future. To join the conversation, go to longestshortesttime.com! Sign up for our newsletter. Follow us on Facebook, Twitterand Instagram. This episode is brought to you by Spice Islands, C ...…
 
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Parenting On Purpose (Parenting On Purpose)
 
Modesty One of the big differences in raising girls and boys is the issue of modesty. Unfortunately today, women are still judged on appearance so there is a constant pressure to look and dress a certain way. This may be even more compounded for our daughters as they live in a world of more intense peer pressure and scrutiny. There have been so ...…
 
Your road map to this week's entertainment-themed podcast: 00:43 Master of None: We say "buona notte" to this season, having liked it quite a bit (Catherine) and with some reservations (Terri). 11:37 The West Wing: In contrast with Dev's misery on MoN, "Stirred" was a decidely peppy episode of The West Wing. Plus, our beloved Parks & Recreation ...…
 
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Respectful Parenting: Janet Lansbury Unruffled
 
In this episode: A parent who works full time writes that her toddler son has recently become extremely clingy and whiny when she comes home. She knows that he’s testing her but doesn’t feel she handles it well, and she sometimes loses her cool. “I’m totally lost,” she says. “I’m very upset and feel I’m a bad mother.”For more on common infant/t ...…
 
In the past year, our kids have started high school, started driving, and started new jobs. And us? We're working, publishing, and podcasting on.
 
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TILT Parenting: Atypical | 2E | Gifted | ADHD | SPD | Asperger's
 
Debbie talks with family therapist and author of "Ending the Parent-Teen Control Battle" Neil Brown about the very real phenomenon of parental burnout.For more information, visit the show notes at: http://www.tiltparenting.com
 
Cathy and Todd discuss fear-based thinking, what happened in Charlottesville, and how an abundance mindset can shift the way we relate to each other. They answer listener questions about a husband who doesn’t understand the challenges of busy motherhood, and how to manage, and hopefully reduce, an anxious home environment. Todd talks about his ...…
 
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AT Parenting Survival Podcast: Parenting | Child Anxiety | Motherhood | Kids & Family
 
You stare as your daughter lines up her toys, first by color and then by size. You’ve long ago ignored the well-intentioned friends and family who told you her behaviors were “typical.” There was nothing typical about it. You spend most of your morning sitting where she wants you to sit, following her very specific demands. Demands that if not ...…
 
Lynette opens this weeks first episode of For Crying Out Loud recapping her paintball game with an in-studio Sonny Carolla. Then the ladies welcome their next in-studio guest, former Adam Carolla Show news girl, and former FCOL host Teresa Strasser! Teresa starts by talking about her time on The Adam Carolla Show before quitting to work in Phoe ...…
 
Best-selling author Emerson Eggerichs talks to moms about a boy's need for respect and explains how they can give that respect to their sons.By help@focusonthefamily.com (Focus on the Family).
 
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Parenting On Purpose (Parenting On Purpose)
 
The Difference From Raising Boys There are many ways girls are different then boys. We spent a week discussing boys, so now lets look at what it means to raise a daughter. Each gender has different needs just like different personalities do. If boys are higher end in their physical needs, for example getting their energy out by running and play ...…
 
Anea and Joe are back with a special episode inspired by Anea's daughter. The idea is simple, "tell our kids the truth". But, sometimes the follow through can be a real test for parents. In this episode, Anea suggests a few tools that can be helpful when answering those difficult questions kids WILL ask.…
 
It's not just us, right? Wearing shirts so worn through that it looks like they've been in a knife fight is some kind of guy thing?
 
Are men being discriminated against online? Why is it that the majority of parenting information, blogs and conversations appear to be targeted almost exclusively at women?
 
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Parenting On Purpose (Parenting On Purpose)
 
Teaching Him the “Why� of Life https://s3.amazonaws.com/p2day/2017/08/2017-08-11-POP149D5.mp3
 
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Spawned with Kristen and Liz of CoolMomPicks
 
This episode we're joined by the hilarious Laurie Gelman, author of Class Mom: A Novel and we get allllll the dirt on the mind of a class mom: The pettiness and the perks, the nightmare parents, the differences between class moms and class dads, and just what kind of masochistic martyr takes on this job anyway. Plus, we're sharing 3 cool picks ...…
 
00:31 Back to School: Nicole's daughter headed back to school, which somehow led us to reminisce about Gym Classes of Our Past. 07:35 All the Drama, None of the Fame and Fortune: Terri sometimes feels her life is a bad detective show. Catherine is stuck in a not-that-funny sitcom, and Nicole's family drama is exhaustingly dramatic. What TV show ...…
 
Lynette and Stefanie opens this week's second episode of For Crying Out Loud talking about getting traffic tickets and having fake IDs. Then Lynette lets off a little steam about Adam getting the wrong cues on when to talk and when to shut up. This leads Stefanie to complain about John constantly procrastinating and never being ready to leave o ...…
 
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