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"This podcast is about kids, but by no means should you let them listen."A podcast about parenting and our world with kids in it. Sarcastic, irreverent, and ridiculous. Hosted by Mark Adam and Katie G. Support this podcast:

30 Episodes | 2018 - 2020

Episode #28 - Adapting To Change

December 9th, 2020


If there is one thing we can all relate to (especially this year) is how being able to adapt to change plays a huge role in our lives from childhood …

Episode #27 - Life Is Crash-tastic

December 4th, 2020


2020 isn’t over yet! There are still a few weeks left of WTF moments and this week was no exception.

Mark Adam tells us about the multi-car accident …

Episode #26 - Doing Our Best

November 26th, 2020


Sometimes in life, all you can do is your best. Whether it's being a parent/step-parent or just a human in society, we can only do so much!

Katie G. discusses her hilarious attempt at salvaging a surprise birthday …

Episode #25 - Live, Laugh, Lockdown

November 19th, 2020


The struggle is REAL in 2020 and I think most of us feel that way (except those pesky anti-maskers). Some of us are back in lockdown (or on our way there) so Katie G and Mark Adam discuss their respective situations.

Episode #24 - Step(ping Up) Parents

November 12th, 2020


This week continues the 2020 saga of “WTF’s” and “OMG is this over yet?“

Mark Adam had a rough weekend with both car and computer troubles, while Katie G. just doesn’t know what day it is (classic).

The struggle of …

Episode #23 - Sarcastic Parent = Sarcastic Kids

November 4th, 2020


Join Mark Adam and Katie G. this week as they reminisce about the “good ol’ days” when a stern look from their parents could stop them in their …

Episode #22 - Happy Hallow-teens

October 29th, 2020


Teens can be awful - enough said? I think not. This is a ranting podcast! Katie G. and Mark Adam chat about how we go from being shitty teenagers to …

Episode #21 - Context Is Key

October 22nd, 2020


This week Katie G. attempts to start off the episode but, not surprisingly, fails completely as her week (along with the rest of 2020) has been a disaster.

Mark Adam is preparing for his first parent/teacher conference. …

Episode #20 - Parents Have Feelings?

October 14th, 2020


This week, Mark Adam and Katie G provide a brief update on their respective COVID-19 situations in Winnipeg and Halifax. They also discuss how …

Episode #19 - Guess who's back?

October 8th, 2020


Mark Adam and Katie G. finally reconnect after what was intended to be a “small break” but turned into “OMG life is hard, what do I do? Which way is up? …ok bye!“. One year ago they announced they were coming back …

Episode #18 - FamCast

May 18th, 2019


This week Katie G is joined by her family in their first-ever podcast experience!  In this episode, Katie G asks her 14 and 12 year-old …

Episode #17 - Easter: Must. Contain. Sugar.

April 21st, 2019


Happy Easter Weekend Y'all!

This week, Katie G and Mark Adam catch up on their weeks and discuss how Mark Adam has been struggling with parenting a …

Episode #16 - Some Kids Rock

April 7th, 2019


Katie G and Mark Adam bring you a feel-good, pull-at-your-heart-strings episode!

They discuss how a Michigan public school robotics team helped a …

Episode #15 - Spoiled

March 31st, 2019


Katie G and Mark Adam announce the winner of their 2nd giveaway. The winner receives one of our new t-shirts and a Google Chromecast!

They also …

Episode #14 - ZERO Fucks Given

March 24th, 2019


Katie G and Mark Adam start off Episode 14 with more technical issues (insert sarcastic "Whaaaaaat?" here).

Once they get things back on track they discuss their Saturday hangovers (classic) and how kids just do not …

Episode #13 - Haircuts and Piercings

March 17th, 2019


Katie G and Mark Adam dive into a feel-good podcast this week. They discuss how a group of teens helped out a snowed-in neighbour by shovelling her driveway so she was able to make her dialysis appointment. Another …

Episode #12 - Kids Speak Truth

March 10th, 2019


Katie G and Mark Adam discuss the residential schools in western Canada and how, until as late as the 1960s, kids were taken from their homes to be …

Episode #11 - No Mo' Momo

March 3rd, 2019


Katie G and Mark Adam discuss national anti-bullying day and how bullying has effected them personally. They also talk about the "Momo challenge" and …

Episode #10 - Money, Money, Money

February 24th, 2019


Katie G and Mark Adam discuss the importance of teaching our kids about the value of money and how one credit card company encourages people to acquire debt with the slogan "Don't Live Life Without It". 

They also …

Episode #9 - What's In An Amber Alert

February 17th, 2019


Katie G and Mark Adam catch up after Katie G was in New Brunswick last weekend with a bunch of kids in a cold rink. Mark Adam gives us the adorable …

BONUS - The Only Dirty Table (Ep 001)

February 10th, 2019


The first episode of our new bonus series, "The Only Dirty Table" brings you server horror stories and tales of customer service from behind the …

Episode #8 - The Week of the Polar Vortex

February 3rd, 2019


Katie G and Mark Adam discuss their opinions on how to discipline children of various ages, they check in on those parents who have been stuck inside …

Episode #7 - Not Raising Shitty Humans

January 27th, 2019


Katie G and Mark Adam discuss how kids can pull at your heart strings when it comes to explaining the way they see the world. Things get very "ranty" …

Episode #6 - Make Men Great Again

January 20th, 2019


Katie G and Mark Adam discuss how a child was thrown from a car while strapped to her car seat, how 2 teens took the "Bird Box Challenge" to the next level, and how a study showed that kids are most misbehaved around …

Episode #5 - Life Is Hard, Math Is Harder

January 13th, 2019


Katie G and Mark Adam discuss the old and new ways of learning "the maths", their first Throw Back Thursday posts, and how Mark Adam looked like Fred …

Episode #4 - Help Katie G

January 6th, 2019


Katie G and Mark Adam discuss how much kids can do on the internet, how electronics are taking over Katie G's home, and that she needs your advice. …

BONUS - The Together Podcast (Ep 001)

January 4th, 2019


A teaser for the members-only content on the PaRANTing Patreon page. Mark Adam's 4-year-old daughter created her own podcast and you are in for a …

Episode #3 - What's In A Dad Joke?

December 29th, 2018


Katie G and Mark Adam discuss his daughters quick rise to fame, her first ever "diva" moment, and how edgy Sesame Street has become.  They also continually get off-topic but manage to make their way back, NASCAR style. …

Episode #2 - Butt Quakes & Eye Sores

December 22nd, 2018


Katie G and Mark Adam discuss how kids think, how people want to ruin kids shows, and how backyard rinks are a problem for certain assholes. Plus, …

Episode #1 - Children Left Here Will Be Eaten

December 15th, 2018


Katie G and Mark Adam talk about Christmas, candy canes, and eating small children.


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