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Parental Leave Podcast - 12 Weeks Together
60 minutes | Sep 15, 2020
How to Raise Happy, Healthy, Self-Actualized Kids, ft. Joe Newman
We come out of retirement to feature our first famous guest on the podcast, Joe Newman, author of one of our favorite parenting books, Raising Lions. He shares his simple, compassionate, and effective method for guiding kids' behavior.
78 minutes | Jul 18, 2020
Week 12 - Equal Parenting is a Myth?
The one where we take you to Coney Island to get a toddler COVID swab, forget about our cat, think Lambchop is too mean, and pretend we’re a sandwich. It’s been quite a journey, and this is probably it for this podcast for a while. If you want to hear more from this podcast, let us know at email@example.com. Thanks for being great.
54 minutes | Jul 7, 2020
Week 11 - Back to Work, Back to School
Do we feel guilty about not teaching the kids Swedish? What’s it like to send a 2-month-old to school? Why are animal flash cards so fun? What’s up with Humpty Dumpty? Why is this description all questions?
35 minutes | Jun 29, 2020
Week 10 - Toddler discipline with compassion
Are timeouts good or bad? What's actually the best way to approach discipline for a 2-year-old? We're joined by our friend and fellow parent, Cole Harrison, to talk through some tactics and how they are working with our kids so far. Books referenced include Raising Lions by Joe Newman and No Bad Kids by Janet Julian.
38 minutes | Jun 20, 2020
Week 9 - So...the Cat in the Hat is a Predator?
Talking second child syndrome, ghosts, and alternate uses for potties.
35 minutes | Jun 12, 2020
Week 8 - Sleep training regret
On video baby monitor surveillance, the fun of torrential downpours, and sleep training with a 2 month old.
30 minutes | Jun 6, 2020
Week 7 - We left NYC
On making decisions when both options could potentially harm your family.
49 minutes | May 31, 2020
Week 6 - How Are the Kids?
Things are looking up this week, with bike rides, cayenne peppers, and Daniel Tiger.
45 minutes | May 23, 2020
Week 5 - Is NYC Daycare Safe During a Pandemic?
Are we bad parents if we send our 2-year-old to daycare in NYC during a worldwide pandemic? Is there even a point to saving for our kids' college when it's so expensive? Is our baby crying because her custom-embroidered Gloworm is in her brother’s bed right now? This and other questions on this week’s episode of the Parental Leave Podcast.
33 minutes | May 16, 2020
Week 4 - One and Done?
After week 4 of parental leave, we talk dishwasher magic, Frozen 2, and how we decided to have more than one kid.
22 minutes | May 8, 2020
Week 3 - All is Calm, All is Bright?
Not gonna lie, it's been a tough week. For video version, watch on YouTube: https://youtu.be/klkzzXGYmLg
47 minutes | Apr 29, 2020
Week 1 & 2 - Birth Story in NYC During Pandemic
Our experience having baby #2 in NYC at the very height of the pandemic, and what is surprising in our first weeks of being a family with two kids.
32 minutes | Apr 2, 2020
Prequel, Season 2 - 36 Weeks Pregnant (Again), Now With 4000% More Pandemic
We’re BAACK! Surprise, we’re having a second kid, and making another season of this podcast to follow our second parental leave experience. Hear our fears and expectations about birth during week 36 of pregnancy, during the height of coronavirus concerns in NYC.
55 minutes | Aug 27, 2018
9 Months - "Here Comes Trouble"
On taking a pouch of baby food to the face, falling down, and #normalizebreastfeeding. Updates from Adrienne, Christian, and Rasmus on life with a 9-month-old in Brooklyn. Read complete show notes and watch the video version at parentalleavepodcast.com. Have a question or comment for us? Write us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
54 minutes | Jun 27, 2018
7 Months - International Travel Adventures!
How we survived very long travel days from Zurich to Stockholm to Yosemite over the past few weeks and enjoyed our time with Adventure Baby! Also, our chill mindset despite unexpected career news. Read complete show notes at parentalleavepodcast.com. Questions? Write us at email@example.com
61 minutes | May 17, 2018
6 Months - Being A Parent Is Not Terrible
We’re back!! Rasmus is now 6 months old, and on today’s episode we catch you up on our huge fights, burritos, premade baby food guilt, and screaming baby strategies. Read complete show notes at parentalleavepodcast.com. Questions? Write us at firstname.lastname@example.org
71 minutes | Feb 10, 2018
Bonus Episode 1 - Kirsten & Peder’s Adoption Story
Special guests Kirsten and Peder share their experience of becoming parents through adoption. __ We are Adrienne and Christian, and our first baby, Rasmus, was born in November 2017. Follow our journey of taking 12 weeks of parental leave off together, and navigating a new world of parenting.
47 minutes | Feb 2, 2018
Week 12 - Marriage Challenges After Baby
How it felt to drop off our sweet baby angel of a 3-month old at daycare, how our relationship has been challenged, and a look back at whether parental leave was what we expected. __ We are Adrienne and Christian, and our first baby, Rasmus, was born in November 2017. Follow our journey of taking 12 weeks of parental leave off together.
37 minutes | Jan 25, 2018
Week 11 - "He'll Grow Hair Eventually."
We talk about poop transplants, reading books, dead plants, and what not to say about a bald baby. __ We are Adrienne and Christian, and our first baby, Rasmus, was born in November 2017. Follow our journey of taking 12 weeks of parental leave off together.
47 minutes | Jan 19, 2018
Week 10 - Quitting Social Media
We talk about going back to work, sleep training guilt, husband resentment, cameras that spy on infants, and a drawer full of Tums. __ We are Adrienne and Christian, and our first baby, Rasmus, was born in November 2017. Follow our journey of taking 12 weeks of parental leave off together.
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