Meet Hillary Frank from Longest Shortest Time Podcast

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Meet Hillary Frank
Author, Radio Producer, Wife and Mama

Listen to her podcast: 
Longest Shortest Time 

 

Early January, We got together with Hillary to curate the exclusive Big Bundle: "Not so Glamorous, but SO Necessary" (Pssst: There's only a few left! Gift your friend today! She'll thank you after labor ;)

Hillary was successfully funded on Kickstarter for Season 2 of her Longest Shortest Time Podcast, and we couldn't be luckier to have been a part of the kick off to the amazing New Year of 12 episodes! 

Longest Shortest Time is hosting their very first Google Hangout this Wednesday, January 29th at 8pm EST! 

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We decided to interview Hillary on how she's handling motherhood, life and her podcast!

How has it been being a mother and owning your own business/Podcast?

It has been a huge balancing act, but I feel like I have found a way to create a job for myself that I love doing, while having flexible hours. That often means I'm working all night and most weekends. But I also get to spend afternoons with my daughter after school. There are big debates going on in this country over whether or not parents should or can have flexible hours. I believe that they should, but that is not the reality at most workplaces. I'm lucky in that I had the capability of creating that kind of situation for myself.

What is Sasha's favorite thing to say, eat and do right now? 

Favorite thing to say: "Why?" Or, more accurately, "Why-eee?"

Favorite thing to eat: Berries of all kinds. And onions. Ever since she started eating real food, she will pick her onions out of a meal and devour them as if they are chocolate chips. But she wants to make it clear: she does not like uncooked onions!

Favorite thing to do: Pretend to be an astronaut, with the cardboard box my husband turned into a rocket ship and space helmet. She says she wants to be a music teacher in space when she grows up. The person responsible for shuttling her on her long commute every day? Me. So, things won't be that different once she's a space musician. At least from my vantage point.

Which one is your most favorite episode so far? 

It's a tie between The Emperor's New Onesie and Nurse, Get the Handcuffs. "Emperor" is about a toddler who baffles her mother by going naked for over a month; and in "Nurse," I accidentally make my mom cry about something that happened over three decades ago.

Where would we find you on a date night? 

Well, I don't get too many date nights these days, but I love a good bar. Those are hard to find out here in the Jersey suburbs, but my husband and I recently found a restaurant that has a great bar tucked in back, with a bartender who knows that my husband likes beer and I like cocktails, and plays Tim Burton movies with closed captioning on a flat screen. I always leave there feeling happy.

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