Episodes

Pool Party

Bryn graduates pre-k. Peter gets his father’s day gift of a broadway show. And everyone needs to cut back on the ice cream.

Dad Brains

For Father’s day Peter gets to choose how the family spends the day and he chooses: nothing. It’s everything he hoped it would be.  Beth and Peter talk about the neuroscience of dad brains and Bryn refuses to put on his shoes... or do anything that you need him to.

Sexy Parents

This week: Peter and Beth’s downstairs neighbors confront them about their “loud love making” and Maeven discovers Beth’s vibrator.

Nailed It!

On their way back from a family trip to Atlanta, the whole family gets trapped in the airport for 8 hours. Do the kids fight non-stop? Do Beth and Peter drive each other crazy? Does getting home at 2am tear them apart? No, actually it’s fine. It’s shockingly fine. Later, Peter takes the kids for a long walk during which they say a lot of funny stuff, Beth shares an article about preparing yourself emotionally for childbirth, then Peter and Beth say naughty words.

Double Solo Grab Bag

In preparation for the family’s big Memorial Day Weekend trip to Atlanta, Peter and Beth are recording early and separately! Beth shares her experience meeting a sex therapist at a bar and what she learned, Peter plays a new game with the kids called “What’s Better?” and then Beth and Peter get political!  

Peter Hates the Heat and Everything Else

This week it gets hot and humid and as a result Peter gets cranky, then Bryn and Maeven get cranky, then Peter gets more cranky, then the kids get more cranky, then things get whiny and fights about nothing grow and multiply, then Beth comes home and has to record a podcast with an incredibly whiny, cranky and whiny Peter.  And then he writes a stupid show description that no one likes, him most of all! He’s not acting out YOU’RE acting out!!!

Happy (Podcast) Anniversary

Peter and Beth complete their first year as parenting podcasters and celebrate in much the same way they celebrate their wedding anniversary: by being nice to each other, but not really doing anything special.

The Dinosaur Place

This week the family drives to Connecticut to see some dinosaurs with Nana and Grandad where Bryn learns to face his fear of volcanoes. Later, he decides that he hates skating, but love worms.  Beth and Peter unpack a couple of Would You Knows scenarios and read some listener mail that rewrites the Easter Bunny’s original story.

Daddy Makeup Tutorial

This week the family celebrates Maeven’s 3rd birthday with fun times, a lot of pink and too much sugar. Peter gets the news that Bryn did not get into the dual language program and feels so sad that he accidentally leaves the groceries in the car for half the day. Beth and Peter answer some listener mail about tarot cards and the worst things Bryn and Maeven have gotten into while unattended in the morning. They then get a very exciting phone call during the podcast that they can’t talk about, but spend a lot of time talking about how they can’t talk about it.

Live from Brooklyn (w/ Chuck Bryant, Ophira Eisenberg & Abbi Crutchfield)

Beth and Peter are joined by three very special guests, Chuck Bryant (Stuff You Should Know, Movie Crush), Ophira Eisenberg (NPR’s Ask Me Another) and Abbi Crutchfield (Late Show with Stephen Colbert), at Littlefield in Brooklyn for their very first live recording of We Knows Parenting. During the show, Chuck enjoys criticizing Peter’s ability to explain a Would You Knows scenario succinctly, Abbi reveals her need for only five hours of sleep a night, Ophira shares her “angry” face and fun is had by all.