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Lighten Up #130: Osheta Moore

We are in our 10-part series, “Lighten Up about Parenting,” and in each episode, we have not one but two …
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Lighten Up #129: Alli Worthington

We are in our 10-part series, “Lighten Up about Parenting,” and if you’re just joining us, this series is cool …
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Lighten Up #128: Lorren Lemmons

Today’s podcast is sponsored by a bag of frozen riced cauliflower that I found in my freezer, because in a …
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Lighten Up #127: Sarah Hauser

We are in our series, “Lighten Up about Parenting,” and if you’re just joining us, let me tell you why …
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Lighten Up #126: Jamie Sumner

We are in our series, “Lighten Up about Parenting,” and if you’re just joining us, let me tell you why …

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Coffee+Crumbs: Maybe I Could Fake My Own Death

I keep fantasizing about faking my own death. After—how many months of lockdown? I’ve lost count—this seems almost reasonable. Surely …
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Coffee+Crumbs: Flat Colorado

The thing they don’t tell you is how Colorado is flat. As a kid from Ohio, I always pictured mountains …
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Coffee+Crumbs: Parenting in the Buff…y

We decided to spend the apocalypse introducing our kids to our favorite TV show of all time, Buffy the Vampire …
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Coffee+Crumbs: On Cloth Diapers and Coming of Age in the Age of Coronavirus

My son just turned thirteen. His grand plans to take friends to a fully-immersive virtual reality experience are scrapped until …
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20 Ideas for Zoom Calls BESIDES Talking about Coronavirus

Greetings from my basement. We’re in week seven of lockdown and I’m noticing a pattern. I get so lonely I …