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S2 Episode 2: The Colony

The Unexplainable Disappearance of Mars Patel

Mars Patel is back for season two! Listen along as the mystery of Aurora's disappearance deepens, and the red planet beckons.

21 Min

Apr 24, 2017

S2 Episode 1: Cargo

The Unexplainable Disappearance of Mars Patel

Mars Patel is back for season two! Listen along as the mystery of Aurora's disappearance deepens, and the red planet beckons.

20 Min

Apr 17, 2017

Deathbed Sandwich Generation Edition

Slate's Mom and Dad Are Fighting

Gabriel Roth, Rebecca Lavoie, and Carvell Wallace discuss coping with a dying parent as a parent, plus charades, laid-back husbands, and listening to your kids in our weekly triumphs and fails, and recommendations.

47 Min

Apr 13, 2017

Season 2 Preview

The Unexplainable Disappearance of Mars Patel

Mars Patel is back for another action-packed season on April 17th! In this exclusive preview Oliver Pruitt plays the first five minutes of season two for your listening pleasure.

7 Min

Apr 11, 2017

The We Want Wives Edition

Slate's Double X Podcasts

Hanna Rosin, June Thomas, and Noreen Malone discuss Mike Pence, abortion on TV, and millennial men that want stay-at-home wives.

48 Min

Apr 6, 2017

Sperm In Top Hats Edition

Slate's Mom and Dad Are Fighting

Mom and Dad Are Fighting discuss their favorite parenting hacks and answer a call from a listener struggling to decide if medication is right for her child.

56 Min

Mar 30, 2017

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Podcast
Time
Released
46 min
Mar 23, 2017
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Hanna Rosin, June Thomas, and Noreen Malone discuss Neil Gorsuch, Thinx sexual harassment allegations, and competitive women.

57 min
Mar 16, 2017
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Mom and Dad Are Fighting discuss tips for parenting adolescents and the emerging science of birth-related gene selection.

42 min
Mar 9, 2017
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Hanna Rosin, June Thomas, and Noreen Malone discuss the Women’s Strike, why ‘Happily Ever After’ isn’t cool anymore, and the latest PMS debate.

58 min
Mar 2, 2017
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Mom and Dad Are Fighting say goodby to Allison Benedikt and talk with teacher Matt Dicks about how to get the most from parent-teacher conferences.

55 min
Feb 23, 2017
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Hanna Rosin, June Thomas, and Noreen Malone discuss Milo Yiannopoulos, HBO's Girls, and sexism claims at Uber.

56 min
Feb 16, 2017
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Mom and Dad Are Fighting discuss how children are now the economic drivers in the household and offer tricks for parents struggling to carve out time for homework.

56 min
Feb 16, 2017
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Mom and Dad Are Fighting discuss how children are now the economic drivers in the household and offer tricks for parents struggling to carve out time for homework.

44 min
Feb 9, 2017
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Hanna Rosin, June Thomas, and Noreen Malone discuss Melania Trump, Kellyanne Conway, and children displacing dads.

47 min
Feb 2, 2017
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Mom and Dad Are Fighting discuss the history of child care and how children often segregate friendships along gender lines by the time they reach preschool age.

60 min
Jan 26, 2017
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Hanna Rosin, June Thomas, and Noreen Malone discuss the Woman's March, why men aren't taking "women jobs," and republic men who think women have it better.

48 min
Jan 19, 2017
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Mom and Dad Are Fighting discuss author Lizzie Skurnick's experience raising a son whose father is a sperm donor and the rules that influence kids on social media.

59 min
Jan 12, 2017
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Hanna Rosin, Noreen Malone, and David Wallace-Wells discuss Trump's Golden showers, The Rockettes, and Gendered Virtual Assistants.

52 min
Jan 5, 2017
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Mom and Dad Are Fighting discuss raising children through their tumultuous middle-school years and wether Rogue One is too violent for children.

43 min
Dec 29, 2016
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Hanna Rosin, June Thomas, and Noreen Malone answer your "is this sexist" questions.

52 min
Dec 22, 2016
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Mom and Dad Are Fighting say goodbye to Dan Kois and interview high school junior Matthew Herrity who's protesting a rezoning that will lead to racial changes at his school.

50 min
Dec 15, 2016
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Hanna Rosin, June Thomas, and Noreen Malone discuss what Trump's cabinet means for women, how self care has evolved, and "mom" as a complement.

56 min
Dec 8, 2016
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Mom And Dad Are Fighting talk with Debbie Haine Vijayvergiya, an advocate for stillborn awareness, about her experience delivering a stillborn child.

23 min
Dec 6, 2016
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Questions are finally answered in this action-packed season finale. Buckle your seat belts, folks. The outcome is out of this world.

59 min
Dec 1, 2016
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Hanna Rosin, June Thomas, and Noreen Malone discuss the women’s March on Washington, identity liberalism, and "Twenty-Six Seconds"

5 min
Nov 29, 2016
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Only one more week to wait until the final episode of Mars Patel season 1. In the meantime, here is something very special, the beginning before the beginning, the actual moment of Aurora’s disappearance. To. The. Stars.

3 min
Nov 25, 2016
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If you would like to send a message to Oliver Pruitt. Record a message on your phone, and send it to: oliver@pruittprep.com Kids are going missing at H.G. Wells Middle School, and adults don’t seem particularly concerned.

50 min
Nov 24, 2016
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Mom and Dad Are Fighting discuss how to talk about Trump with your kids and the new movie "The Edge Of Seventeen."

14 min
Nov 22, 2016
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JP flies high and lands everyone inside the legendary Pruitt Prep, where they’ll brave wild terrain in the hunt for Mars Patel.

3 min
Nov 18, 2016
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If you would like to send a message to Oliver Pruitt. Record a message on your phone, and send it to: oliver@pruittprep.com Kids are going missing at H.G. Wells Middle School, and adults don’t seem particularly concerned.

56 min
Nov 17, 2016
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Noreen Malone, June Thomas, and guest co-host Clare Malone discuss Donald Trump's victory, have a chat with Neera Tanden, and talk about fashion in politics.

13 min
Nov 15, 2016
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In the wake of a terrible loss, the gang rallies together and finds an unlikely ally in the search for their missing friends.

2 min
Nov 11, 2016
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If you would like to send a message to Oliver Pruitt. Record a message on your phone, and send it to: oliver@pruittprep.com Kids are going missing at H.G. Wells Middle School, and adults don’t seem particularly concerned.

45 min
Nov 10, 2016
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Mom and Dad Are Fighting discuss a new OshKosh B'Gosh ad and how to create a non-terrible relationship with your kid's teachers.

12 min
Nov 8, 2016
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It’s the evening of the Midsummer Dance at H.G. Wells Middle School and Mars is on the run. Will Pruitt’s drones find him before he has a chance to groove to the music?

3 min
Nov 4, 2016
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If you would like to send a message to Oliver Pruitt. Record a message on your phone, and send it to: oliver@pruittprep.com Kids are going missing at H.G. Wells Middle School, and adults don’t seem particularly concerned.

58 min
Nov 3, 2016
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Hanna Rosin, June Thomas, and guest co-hosting Christina Cauterucci discuss the feminist revolution vs. the Republican Party, "Good Girls Revolt," and Chelsea Clinton.

13 min
Nov 1, 2016
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With Mars at war with Oliver Pruitt, the team prepares to take the all-important GFT test when a mysterious message arrives from a potential friend halfway around the world. But can she be trusted? http://pruittprep.

3 min
Oct 28, 2016
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If you would like to send a message to Oliver Pruitt. Record a message on your phone, and send it to: oliver@pruittprep.com Kids are going missing at H.G. Wells Middle School, and adults don’t seem particularly concerned.

42 min
Oct 27, 2016
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Allison and Dan ask moms of girls how they're talking to their daughters about the coming Hillary presidency.

13 min
Oct 25, 2016
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When a surprise guest visits H.G. Wells Middle School in advance of the all-important GFT test, the exhilaration of Mars and his friends turns to horror as Mars starts a fight he may not be able to finish.

2 min
Oct 21, 2016
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If you would like to send a message to Oliver Pruitt. Record a message on your phone, and send it to: oliver@pruittprep.com Kids are going missing at H.G. Wells Middle School, and adults don’t seem particularly concerned.

54 min
Oct 20, 2016
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Hanna Rosin, June Thomas, and Noreen Malone discuss Trump’s “ultimate gift” to feminists, HBO’s comedy Insecure, and the new book Future Sex.

14 min
Oct 18, 2016
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In the wake of their shocking discovery about Pruitt Prep, Mars’ friends realize the island has other surprises in store for them. Perhaps the most pressing question of all: how are they getting back home?

2 min
Oct 14, 2016
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If you would like to send a message to Oliver Pruitt. Record a message on your phone, and send it to: oliver@pruittprep.com Kids are going missing at H.G. Wells Middle School, and adults don’t seem particularly concerned.

48 min
Oct 13, 2016
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Allison and Dan dive deep into the mythology of killer clowns. And RJ Palacio, best-selling author of “Wonder,” stops by the studio to talk about her quest to spread kindness.

17 min
Oct 10, 2016
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Mars, Caddie, Toothpick, and JP must endure the elements, and each other, as they hunt for a strange school campus. In the thick of it, someone important gets separated from the group.

13 min
Oct 10, 2016
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Mars and the gang face serious repercussions as a result of playing junior detective. But despite the costs, they can’t give up, and a critical clue plunges them deeper into a mystery and across Puget Sound.

53 min
Oct 6, 2016
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Hanna Rosin, Noreen Malone, and guests discuss Trump’s threat to bring up Hillary's marriage, Sex Ed Queens on YouTube, & Amazon's Fleabag.

26 min
Oct 2, 2016
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Kids are going missing at H.G. Wells Middle School, and adults don’t seem particularly concerned. So it’s up to an intrepid band of students–Mars Patel and his pals Caddie, JP, and Toothpick–to recover their classmates Jonas and Aurora.

47 min
Sep 29, 2016
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Dan and Allison search for insight into the mystery of Brangelexit by speaking with two members of a real-life big family, Noreen Malone and her mom, Mary Ellen Brennan.

50 min
Sep 22, 2016
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Hanna Rosin, June Thomas, and Noreen Malone discuss trigger warning on college campuses, race and representation on Double X, and why Judge Judy is so popular.

0 min
Sep 21, 2016
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What would you do if your friends went missing? Take a trip into the world of Mars Patel where adventure waits.

51 min
Sep 15, 2016
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Dan and Allison discuss the thorny issue of parent-teacher communication with Matt Dicks.

49 min
Sep 8, 2016
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Hanna Rosin, June Thomas, and Noreen Malone discuss the French revolt against the burkini, woman wearing headphones, and 'Take my Wife.'

54 min
Sep 1, 2016
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Allison and Dan spelunk deep into their psyches to answer listener calls.

52 min
Aug 25, 2016
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Hanna Rosin, June Thomas, and Noreen Malone discuss Nate Parker's past rape allegation, Hillary's health, and e-mail etiquette.

46 min
Aug 18, 2016
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Allison Benedikt and Jessica Winter are joined by two hosts of Slate’s Hang Up and Listen to discuss how to be a good parent while watching the Olympics.

50 min
Aug 11, 2016
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June Thomas, Noreen Malone, and Willa Paskin discuss the endless drama of Olympic gymnastics, whether intersex athlete's should be allowed to compete in women's events and everything wonderful and frustrating about this year's Olympics.

55 min
Aug 4, 2016
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On today's show Dan Kois and Allison Benedikt talk with Rosalind Wiseman about the new edition about her classic guide to girls' friendships and discuss the division of household labor.

54 min
Jul 28, 2016
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Hanna Rosin, June Thomas, Norene Malone discuss Ivanka Trump, the new Ghostbusters, and Hillary hatred.

0 min
Jul 21, 2016
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Mom And Dad Are Fighting is taking a break this week. Blame Dan and Donald Trump.

52 min
Jul 14, 2016
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Hanna Rosin, June Thomas, Norene Malone discuss Britain's new prime minister Theresa May, former FOX news anchor Gretchen Carlson's sexual harassment lawsuit against Roger Ailes, and The Bachelor franchise.

51 min
Jul 7, 2016
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On today's show Dan Kois and Allison Benedikt discuss how to talk to your kids about weight and Dan interviews the soon-to-be First Lady of Iceland.

47 min
Jun 30, 2016
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June Thomas, Noreen Malone, and Dahlia Lithwick Whole Woman's Health v. Hellerstedt, the HBO documentary Suited, and The New York Times' war on "mom hair."

49 min
Jun 23, 2016
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On today's show Allison Benedikt and Jessica Winter discuss school segregation with The New York Times' Nikole Hannah-Jones and parenting a difficult toddler.

51 min
Jun 16, 2016
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Hanna Rosin, Jessica Winter, and Christina Cauterucci discuss the aftermath of the Stanford rape case, the future of feminism, and the gender card in the presidential election.

52 min
Jun 9, 2016
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On today's show Allison and Dan discuss putting a family pet asleep and for Father's Day we'll hear stories about dads from Slate staffers.

53 min
Jun 2, 2016
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Hanna Rosin, Noreen Malone, and June Thomas discuss the new book "We Were Feminists Once" and talk to Marketplace's Krissy Clark about the surprising state of welfare in this country.

48 min
May 26, 2016
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On today's show Allison and Dan discuss absurdly early bedtimes for kids and then make some summertime resolutions.

53 min
May 19, 2016
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Hanna Rosin, Noreen Malone, and June Thomas discuss the Anthony Weiner documentary, high heels, and the comedy of Ali Wong.

51 min
May 12, 2016
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On today's show, Allison and Dan discuss game theory parenting and whether children need grit to succeed.

51 min
May 5, 2016
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Hanna Rosin, Noreen Malone, and June Thomas discuss efforts to decriminalize sex work, Melania Trump, and why millennial men are obsessed with Drake.

49 min
Apr 28, 2016
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On today's show, Allison and Dan hear stories from Slate staff about their mothers and talk talks with actor Susan Sarandon about motherhood and the movie The Meddler.

56 min
Apr 21, 2016
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Hanna Rosin, Noreen Malone, and June Thomas discuss sororities and feminsim, whether domesticity gets in the way of a woman's creativity, and the new book "Sex with Shakespeare" with the author Jillian Keenan.

43 min
Apr 14, 2016
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On today's show, Allison and Dad talk to the owner and chef of a vegan preschool and then debate the latest child psychology trend in parenting discipline of not punishing kids for bad behavior.

50 min
Apr 7, 2016
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Hanna Rosin, Noreen Malone, and June Thomas discuss the book Girls & Sex, the gender neutral pronoun "they," and the latest sexist insult, "She just wants attention."

24 min
Apr 1, 2016
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How highly-sensitive children can often do better than their less sensitive peers.

42 min
Mar 31, 2016
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On today's show, Allison and Dad talk with a Brooklyn principal about what to do when parents have a problem with school administrators and then Dan calls the Easter Bunny.

24 min
Mar 24, 2016
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How to help your quiet teen navigate the college application process

52 min
Mar 24, 2016
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Hanna Rosin, Noreen Malone, and Willa Paskin discuss the "tampon tax," Marcia Clark and what was wrong with 90s feminism, and talk with Black-ish star Tracee Ellis Ross.

47 min
Mar 17, 2016
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On today's show, Allison and Dad talk to parents about raising a transgender child and how to talk to your kids about Trump.

32 min
Mar 17, 2016
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Hollywood, with its love of self-promotion, seems an unlikely place for a shy, introverted girl to find fame

50 min
Mar 10, 2016
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Hanna Rosin and Noreen Malone discuss celebrity sex tapes, Hillary vs. Trump, and interview Katie Roiphe about her new book, "The Violet Hour."

24 min
Mar 10, 2016
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Studies report that up to 75 percent of the highly gifted population are introverts.

41 min
Mar 3, 2016
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Dan Kois discusses social media and teens with author Nancy Jo Sales and Black-ish with Slate's Aisha Harris.

22 min
Mar 3, 2016
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How introverts use social media as a safe place to find their voice

55 min
Feb 25, 2016
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Hanna Rosin, Noreen Malone, and Aisha Harris discuss single women as the new political class, teens and sexting, and Kesha.

19 min
Feb 25, 2016
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Mastering a sport is a great way to build a child's self esteem

19 min
Feb 24, 2016
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OMG: I’m pregnant!

17 min
Feb 24, 2016
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Getting Ready for the Big Reveal

16 min
Feb 24, 2016
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Pregnancy: The Ultimate Relationship Test?

18 min
Feb 24, 2016
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Hi, boss. I’m pregnant!

16 min
Feb 24, 2016
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Who Says We Can’t Eat for Two?

15 min
Feb 24, 2016
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I’m Not Fat, I’m Pregnant!

17 min
Feb 24, 2016
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Home, Hospital or Birthing Center? You Decide.

17 min
Feb 24, 2016
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Picking a Baby Name You Don’t Hate

16 min
Feb 24, 2016
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Planning a gender reveal: Boy? Girl? Who cares?

17 min
Feb 24, 2016
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Do You Think I’m Sexy? The Pregnancy Body Image Episode.