By The Modern Father
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Eric and Rachel aren't married to each other, but they've known each other long enough to be unofficial siblings. Between them, they have three kids (Eric has twin toddler boys, Rachel has a grade-school-aged daughter) and two slightly twisted senses of humor. For the show, they talk about parenting, topical matters as they relate to parenting, and the occasional tangent.
||CleanTangential Parenting - 008 - Don't Play Operation with Surgeons||You time. Do you get it? Or do you spend your few moments not taking care of kids, cleaning, or other chores mindless scrolling through Facebook? Get some tips on how to maximize that time, as well as learn from Rachel that as kids get older, they can..||5/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTangential Parenting - 007 - Muffins from the Darkest Timeline||Eric's new facial hair results in Rachel's declaration that we are in a mirror universe. Things go downhill from there. Topics this week include the weather, Sci-Fi vs. Fantasy, Star Trek books, the Great British Bake Off/Baking Show, lutefisk, and...||5/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTangential Parenting - 006 - Valar Marigoldis||Eric and Rachel (attempt) to discuss gardening with kids. Living up to the name of the podcast, however, things go off the rails rather quickly. Filling in the gaps between Star Wars, Game of Thrones, Star Trek, and the proper technique for...||4/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTangential Parenting - 005 - Planes, Iowa, and Automobiles||Rachel and Eric review Iowa! Not really, but they share their opinions about the state's roads and visual appeal. Iowa happened to be between a lot of destinations for them while driving with their kids. Travel with kids is a challenge, whether they...||2/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTangential Parenting - 004 - The R Word||Parents pour a lot of time and energy into their kids. It's what you do. But sometimes, especially for parents of young children, this can greatly alter the dynamics with your partner. Whether it's keeping the house tidy, romance, or just talking to...||2/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTangential Parenting - 003 - The After School Special||It's a pseudo After School Special episode! Eric and Rachel tackle a more serious subject, as seriously as they can (with middling success). In this episode they talk about an article written by Jen Gann on why she was choosing to file a wrongful...||1/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTangential Parenting - 002 - Tangential Holidays||Kids love the holidays. Or at least they do once they are old enough to understand it. At the same time, all the gifts, family, and food can make a child lose their mind. Eric and Rachel sit down with a glass (or three) of sake to discuss wish lists,...||12/21/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanTangential Parenting - 001 - In Sickness and in Naps||In our first episode, Eric and Rachel talk about two of the great parenting challenges: handling the various illnesses kids bring home, and how to convince toddlers to nap once they move to toddler beds. =============================================...||12/21/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
Come for the useful parenting advice...
...stay for the fun, easy rapport between the hosts and their honesty about the joys and challenges of raising kids.