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Tangential Parenting

Mar 22, 2019

We're back! And this time, neither of us work.

Rachel attempts to get Eric to talk about how things are going as a new at-home dad. Instead, Rachel learns just how bad Eric is at pop culture, SNL references, and naming movies or actors. Between the the Chim Chimney cleanse, Johnny Cash's Ring of Fire, and the Zeus...


Feb 16, 2019

It's a lost episode!

While gearing up for another round of recording, Rachel found a lonely file on her computer. It turned out to be an episode we recorded back in July. We start off the rails, as usual, then talk about our experiences with potty training. My boys had just started, while Rachel's then-6 year-old had...


May 21, 2018

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 join you in things like video gaming sessions or crafting. Not all...


May 6, 2018

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 getting kids in the kitchen. This show is a good example of how...


Apr 19, 2018

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 transitioning between topics, they talk Rachel's experience with her daughter in...