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daddy doula

daddy doula  n.— «Although his doula practice is just starting up, Mr. Kass says at least one family has sought him out specifically because he’s a man, and female doulas have welcomed him, with few exceptions. It may be the way he markets...

Sundowner’s

Sundowner’s  n.— «In March, my dad will be 86 years old. He has Alzheimer’s disease. My brothers, sister and I noticed changes in his personality about nine years ago. We are thankful he doesn’t get violent, although the evenings bring on...

stork dinner

stork dinner  n.— «Tina Ayers, director of the obstetrics unit, explains, “The stork dinner is a celebratory dinner or lunch that we have arranged for the new mom and dad before they go home.”» —“A ‘Stork’ Dinner for...

alternadad

alternadad  n.— «Gen Xers, Y’s and young baby boomer dads have fueled the cool dad gear trend by taking a much more active role in parenting than their fathers. These “alternadads,” a term coined by author and blogger Neal Pollack, want to...

Appalachian Cackleberries (minicast)

Martha reminisces about her family’s mountain roots while dipping into the delicious vocabulary of Southernisms found in The Dictionary of Smoky Mountain English. When ya’ll listen to this one, you’ll find out what a...

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