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This is a safe place for parents to get away from it all. It’s a cliche that having kids is both the most rewarding and the hardest thing you’ll ever do. And it never ends: just when you’ve figured out how a newborn works, the kid becomes a toddler, then a tween, a teenager and beyond. And kids don’t come with an instruction manual or an off switch. Sure, you love your kids, best thing that ever happened to you blah blah blah, BUT… Welcome to I Love My Kid, But… a weekly escape where comedia ...
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This week comedian and actor John Hodgman joins Megan, Chris, and Kurt. They love their kids, BUT…why are we putting the pressure on ourselves to take out a mortgage to send our kids to a school where the main subject is shapes? Chris went to an open house at a prestigious school that is part Hogwarts, part Clyvedon Castle and he was ready to spill…
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In the US, hip hop reigns as the genre that influences every aspect of our culture. From fashion to film, the dominance of this prolific sound can be traced back to one year - 1988. From Public Enemy to The Fresh Prince, these twelve months gave rise to the superstars and styles that still resonate in songs released today. Through the unique perspe…
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This week comedian and actor Baron Vaughn joins Megan, Chris, and Kurt. They love their kids, BUT…why are we worrying about what a six year old is going to be when they grow up? Kurt got a chance to go to career day at Olive’s school and show all the kids what a comedian’s life is like. And while the tough toddler crowd didn’t appreciate Kurt’s jok…
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This week, comedian Nick Thune joins Megan, Chris, and Kurt. They all love their kids, BUT… Do we really need to be friends with their friends' parents? We've already been through grade school, high school, college, and the workplace, and we've made ALL the friends we need at this point. We're pretty set by now. Or, are we? During a family trip to …
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A 109 year old Black woman fights for reparations for her neighborhood that was burned to the ground when she was a child. The first woman on to the FBI’s Most Wanted Terrorist List was a Black Panther. The richest person of all time, an African king, gave away so much gold that it caused Cairo's economy to crash… for over a decade. On Wondery’s hi…
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This week comedian Adam Cayton-Holland joins Megan, Chris, and Kurt. They love their kids, BUT…parents are allowed to have a favorite child (admit it, we all do) but who gave them the right to have a favorite parent!? Megan got one little illness that put her out of commission for a few days and all of the sudden she’s knocked down the parental ran…
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This week comedian Aida Rodriguez joins Megan, Chris, and Kurt. They love their kids, BUT…how are we expected to be stable, emotional pillars to our kids when we’re falling apart ourselves? (Tissue Warning!) Chris shares some bad news with the group about his mom’s recent cancer diagnosis and struggles with the duality of needing to be both a heart…
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This week, comedians (and married couple!) Noah Gardenswartz and Ester Steinberg join Megan, Chris, and Kurt. They love their kids, BUT…how is it possible to be the gentle, warm, and caring parents we all aspire to be while we’re in a raging fight with our spouse? After Megan’s husband forgets his passport on a recent family trip, she finds herself…
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Happy New Year Buttheads! This week comedian Eugene Mirman joins Megan, Chris, and Kurt. They love their kids, BUT…why are even our best intentions twisted and used against us by our sadistic children? When Kurt asks his kids how their day at school was, they clamp up like a couple of Cold War era Soviet Spies under a hot interrogation light. Kurt’…
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