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Mom Rage

May 28, 2019

Amelia and Edan share some moments of mom rage toward their poor little kids. Then they grapple with the abortion bans, and, later, get into a discussion of "natural" childbirth. At 27:40, they interview journalist Dani McClain about her book, We Live for the We: The Political Power of Black Motherhood.

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May 21, 2019

Amelia and Edan talk about writing: what's going on with their careers, what their work schedules look like now that they're parents, and what they love about writing. At about 28:30, they interview novelist Kristen Iskandrian about her book Motherest, raising her family in Alabama, and why she's drawn to...

May 14, 2019

Amelia and Edan celebrate the podcast's one year anniversary by talking about what they've loved and didn't love about this show. They also cover going to the doctor, yeast infections, and parents who don't vaccinate their kids. At about 33:00, they talk to short story writer Polly Rosenwaike about her book Look How...

May 7, 2019

To celebrate Mother's Day, we listen to Labia Hotline calls answering this question: how did your mom help or fail you in the postpartum period--and beyond? At about 31:00, we talk to novelist and noted dad Rumaan Alam about writing female characters, adopting across race, and why he loves to cook meals days ahead of time.