Edit Your Life Episode 151: Weird Parenting Wins
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Let’s face it; becoming a parent is weird. All of a sudden we’re tasked with the biggest responsibility of our lives: growing another human being. The good news? Parenting ingenuity is an endlessly renewable resource! In Episode 152, Asha interviews Hillary Frank, creator of The Longest Shortest Time podcast and author of Weird Parenting Wins: Bathtub Dining, Family Screams, and other Hacks from the Parenting Trenches. Asha and Hillary talk about the pervasive feeling of failure that can accompany parenting, the Internet’s ability to create parenting community, Hillary and Asha’s favorite parent hacks, and more.
Resources mentioned in this episode
Minimalist Parenting (our book)
The Longest Shortest Time podcast
Parent Hacks (Asha’s blog)
Other content by/with Hillary: Parenting Looks Nothing Like What the Experts Say (The Atlantic), The Special Misogyny Reserved For Mothers (The New York Times), How To Record A Great Interview With Your Kid (At Any Age) (Illustoria), Fresh Air interview with Hillary Frank
Related episode: Edit Your Life Episode 38: Prioritizing “Me” Time
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