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Spawned Parenting Podcast with Kristen and Liz of CoolMomPicks

Society-and-culture • Comedy • Kids-and-family

Hi, we're Liz Gumbinner and Kristen Chase of CoolMomPicks.com and parents to six kids between us, that we know of. We've got a microphone and more than the two minutes the Today Show gives us, and we're not afraid to use them. Join us (and some awesome celebrity guests) for candid parenting cultureRead more

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