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The Kid-Free Weekend

We're Jeff & Jennifer - divorced parents with lots of kids and matching parenting schedules. The Kid-Free Weekend ("KFW") is a magical time when we have some time to recharge our batteries. We adore our kids, but we also love movies, music, tv, and a lot of geeky pop-culture! Join us as we explore our favorite things and get to know our awesome guests!
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Now displaying: January, 2017

Welcome to the home of The Kid-Free Weekend!  We're Jeff & Jennifer, and when the kids are away, we really do play!  We watch a lot of movies and tv, play video and board games, do some light cosplay, and then we podcast about our many favorite things.

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Jan 22, 2017

Fueled by despair, Jeff and Jennifer talk about the Donald Trump Presidential Inauguration.  As hard as it still is to believe that he's actually our President, it appears to be true... unless nothing is real at all, of course, in which case our biggest problem is that we're all living batteries for The Machines.  Doesn't that almost sound better?

We take a look at Trump's immediate tax increase for middle-class Americans, his impossibly-bad choices for his cabinet, and we brace ourselves for the world of Potential Grizzlies.

And yes, Jeff has since realized that what he meant to say was, "There is no spoon."

As mentioned on the episode:

White House website touts Melania Trump’s modeling and jewelry line

Fact Check: Fetal Funerals

A Look at Trump's Cabinet Picks

Citing grizzlies, education nominee says states should determine school gun policies

On His First Day in Office, Trump Raises Taxes on Middle-Class Homebuyers

 

 

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Jan 9, 2017

Early last year, Jennifer shared with us a long tale of growing with parents who are addicts.  This week, she shares some updates on her mom's continuing issues with addiction, how this affects the family, the "fun" of trying to get her mom the long-term medical assistance she needs, and what she thinks the next steps will be.

Some information about mental illness, addiction, and homelessness.

Also, as mentioned on the show, we recommend this funny-but-informative segment from Last Week Tonight w/ John Oliver on Opioids.

 

Like what you hear? We would LOVE it if you tell some friends, or write a review on iTunes or Stitcher!

Questions or comments? Find us online:

http://www.thekidfreeweekend.com

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https://twitter.com/kidfreeweekend

thekidfreeweekend@gmail.com

 

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