We Knows Parenting
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Comedian couple Beth Newell (Reductress) and Peter McNerney (Story Pirates) discuss their two children and offer up non-expert opinions on parenting.
||ExplicitBig Girl Bed||Maeven graduates from the crib to her very own mermaid covered big girl bed and manages to only fall out a couple of times!||11/13/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitMust. Eat. Candy.||With only two major tantrums and zero planning Beth and Peter declare victory on Halloween.||11/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitB.R.Y.N. That Spells Maeven||The dreaded daycare meeting about Bryn’s listening skills happens and it’s...fine.||10/30/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitOur Kids Are Perfect... Right?||After daycare raises some concerns about Bryn’s “listening” skills, Peter and Beth start to realize that maybe not everyone thinks their kids are as great as they do.||10/23/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitWhat Did the Butt Say to the Skunk?||This week, while Beth is out of town, Peter celebrates his birthday by staying home with a vomiting Maeven.||10/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitBeth Hijacks the Podcast||This week, SCANDAL!!! While Peter is out of town, Beth throws all the podcast rules out the window and decides to record her half of the podcast without Peter.||10/9/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitBeth and Peter Win Pre-K Parents Night||This week Beth and Peter go back to school for pre-k parents night and quickly revert to their school-aged selves.||10/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitA Good Old Fashioned Tantrum||Just when Peter and Beth start to feel like things are settling down, for no discernible reason Bryn decides to make tantrums a daily, morning and evening, routine.||9/25/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitPollo, Oh Boyo||After returning home from a long weekend without kids Beth takes Bryn and his best friend out to dinner where they proceed to walk around the restaurant telling strangers that they are beautiful.||9/18/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitHand, Foot & Mouth, Oh My!||After returning home from a fun-filled Labor Day weekend getaway, both the kids decide to contract Hand, Foot and Mouth Disease putting Bryn’s attendance to his first day of PreK in jeopardy.||9/11/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitDrag Queen Hair Clips||For Beth’s birthday Peter exceeds her expectations by setting them super low. He is inspired to buy Maeven hair clips after binge watching, side-by-side, the Marvel Cinematic Universe and RuPaul’s Drag Race.||9/4/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitPig Fart Party||Things get rowdy at Bryn’s 4th birthday party after an oinking pig toy is repurposed as a fart machine. Beth gets emotional after receiving a letter from PreK addressed to “The Parents of Bryn McNerney.”||8/28/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitPeter is NOT Defensive||This week Peter and Beth reveal how the notorious Brown Cow Birthday Cake turned out. Peter wonders if explaining the concept of death to Bryn was a good idea.||8/21/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitHow Now Brown Cow (Cake!)?||While at the Newell family reunion Bryn learns to swim (his own way) and then gives Beth and Peter a taste of their own parenting medicine. Back home Beth and Peter prepare for Bryn’s upcoming fourth birthday, Peter has a contentious exchange with a cake designer about the existence of brown spotted cows, Beth shares a study that challenges the validity of parenting styles and a listener ‘Would You Knows?’ asks Peter and Beth to debates who gets the last two seats on an alien rescue ship.||8/14/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitBryn Ruins a Podcast Recording||Bryn decides to be “sick” on the last morning that Peter and Beth have available to record before heading out on vacation. The result... is a disaster. In between his monkey screams, demands for milk and occasional tears Peter and Beth attempt to explore the science behind why kids love sugar, explain their love languages and discuss what they would do if Bryn returned from the future to criticize their parenting. In the end, does Bryn ruin the episode or does he improve it? You be the judge.||8/7/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitBorn in a Car||In early 2016 Beth and Peter find themselves with a broken down minivan and a second baby due at any minute. Do they make it to the hospital? And what is so special about the parking lot of the local School of Rock? Answers to these questions and more.||7/31/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitMore Vacation Vomit||Peter drives the kids across the country alone and is very proud of himself. We wonder how to appropriately acknowledge and discuss race with a three-year-old. Peter shares a study about driving while distracted by children.||7/24/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitWho’s Your (Favorite) Daddy?||After Peter misses the the application deadline Bryn finally gets into Pre-K. Peter shares statistics about how kids’ ability to wait has improved over the past 50 years.||7/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Explicit#joybird||Beth has time alone. Peter doesn’t sleep. We confirm that clowns are scary, discuss what to do when your child believes they have mind powers, speculate why the birth rate is dropping and gush over how much we love our new couch and the company that made it: Joybird. We love Joybird. Joybird did not sponsor this episode, we actually just love Joybird.||7/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitDad Jams||Beth is working more. Peter jams with another Dad. Bryn’s tantrums get physical. We discuss the story of 13-year-old frozen embryo and play a game of “You Knows What He Said?”||7/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitGood Guilt||Beth accidentally locks Maeven in the apartment. Peter goes on a playdate. We discuss a study of kid’s reactions to breaking their toys, play a game of real or fake Bryn quotes, and hypothesize what to do with a leaky diaper on a rush hour train.||6/26/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitBirthdays and Death Threats||Maeven turns two, Bryn wishes he was turning four, and everyone gets cupcakes. Peter and Beth discuss what to do when your kids threaten your life, the benefits of putting dirty pacifiers in your mouth, and how to discipline your kids when experienced caregivers are watching.||6/19/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitPast Lives?!||The kids see Peter perform on stage. Peter and Beth disagree about Bryn having a past life, discuss a study finding that chores lead to success in life, their reasons for moving to the suburbs once they had a kid and answer a listener's question about about a reluctant dad.||6/12/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitDuckworth||Peter and Beth discuss Senator Tammy Duckworth giving birth while in office and a study of how fast women and men change diapers and debate how they would handle their kids trying to touch wild animals. Peter gets the whole family sick before leaving town, the kids learn dirty words.||6/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitPoop and Farts||Beth and Peter discuss their children’s love of all things potty, how they would deal with a super-powered child, and the science behind laughter. The hosts answer a listener’s question about teething and remember their time as after school monitors at a private school.||5/29/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitDoctor’s Notes||Beth and Peter discuss their children’s ongoing winter illnesses, the guilt of sending your kids to daycare sick, the pressure of having childless friends over, and why Peter hates YouTube.||5/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||ExplicitLittle Girl’s Eyeballs||Comedians Peter and Beth introduce themselves and discuss the science behind why little girls love pink.||5/15/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanWe Knows Parenting: Trailer||The humorous parenting podcast of real-life comedian couple Beth Newell (Reductress) and Peter McNerney (Story Pirates).||5/10/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
I look forward to this podcast every week. Beth and Peter balance each other so well and their parenting perspectives are so funny. I don’t have kids but I love living vicariously through their stories. Their instagram accounts are also my favorites ever. Keep it up, guys!
My new favorite family of four
I knows nothing about parenting but this has quickly become my favorite podcast. Thank you Guy Branum for introducing me to the best “vaudevillian act” on Instagram a while ago, which led me to WKP. I came for the hilarious Bryn and Maeven stories and stayed for the thoughtful conversation on parenting, marriage, and beyond. We need more voices like Beth’s and Peter’s out there.
They get me
At the end of a long day (day 2 of potty training 😬💩) I really needed these laughs. Can’t wait to hear more.