What Fresh Hell: Laughing in the Face of Motherhood

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December 16th 2020
Extremely Achievable Holiday Traditions
This topic came from Bradie on our Facebook page, who asked: What is one simple, basic, Christmas tradition that your family has? Don't come at me with baking gingerbread houses or cutting down your C... More
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December 14th 2020
Ask Margaret - When Your Parent-Teacher Conference Doesn't Go So Well
This week Margaret’s talking about parent-teacher conferences, after writing about her own most recent conferences on our social media. At one of the conferences, Margaret heard amazing things: her c... More
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December 11th 2020
Fresh Take: Susan Katz Miller on Interfaith Families at the Holidays
This week we’re talking to Susan Katz Miller, author of THE INTERFAITH FAMILY JOURNAL, a hands-on journal that helps families learn how to best honor one another’s spiritual and cultural needs.  The h... More
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December 9th 2020
What's Your Mom Superpower?
This episode topic was suggested by Pam Marie in our Facebook group:  What's your mom superpower? We often talk about what we get wrong, but what about the things you're really good at? Time to flex, ... More
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December 4th 2020
Fresh Take: Katherine May on "Wintering" and the Power of Rest and Retreat In Difficult Times
This week we're talking to Katherine May, author of the tremendous new book WINTERING: THE POWER OF REST AND RETREAT IN DIFFICULT TIMES. Written before the pandemic but perfectly relevant to the momen... More
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December 2nd 2020
It Takes A Village (But We're Doing It Alone)
For the last 1.8 million years or so, children were raised village-style. But 2020 has meant a lot of us raising our kids without the usual help of grandparents or schools or caregivers or friends. As... More
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November 30th 2020
Ask Amy- Can You Discipline a One-Year-Old?
This week Lindsay asks: How do you discipline a 1-year-old? Specifically, with pulling my hair and dropping his food on the ground. I say “no" in a firm way and he laughs at me. Any advice you could p... More
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November 25th 2020
Super-Secret Amazing Things We Want You To Know About
We asked all of you to tell us your super-secret awesome things: the life simplifiers that you think everyone else needs to know about. This episode has an incredible collection of indispensable cond... More
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November 23rd 2020
Ask Margaret - My Child is Terrified of the Doctor's Office
This week our listener Raya asks, "How do I deal with a 4-year-old who is afraid to go to any doctor's office?" Doctors' offices are scary! There are shots, there's vulnerability, and there's an adult... More
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