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Creator of @longestshortest, @thisamerlife contrib, author of YA novels.

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Joined Twitter 4/3/09


Standing at a crosswalk, 3 year old staring at his palm, it’s like 2 inches from his face Me: ok gimme your hand k… https://t.co/oyvfJ6gp10
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6/22
2018
Deeply relating to this week's @nytimes Gender Letter from @jessicabennett: "I have always disliked the word 'grate… https://t.co/Iu9v8SyQFg
6/1
2018
From 8yo’s school newspaper, I learned: 1. Their (public) school is great bc it’s “not much money” 2. IHOP has “… https://t.co/wzRHgX0o2N @rachzuck You did it!
5/31
2018
As more and more moms enter politics, @CecileRichards talks about watching her own mom go from housewife --> gov of… https://t.co/M0vI6eYbD4
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5/30
2018
@eeddings I would like to have this printed in bronze, please.“There are humans who eat humans. They are maniacs. ... Or dum-dums.” 2/2Morning thoughts from 8yo: “If there was ground cat in the cat’s food, would he eat it?” 1/2
5/29
2018
Last night, I looked into a camera and said: “Vaginas make all things possible.” #Webbys https://t.co/pwt2utCN0E
5/15
2018
@LMMartinArt Sometimes we need a break from people.
5/14
2018
Hey, I’m judging! Enter! https://t.co/PloGuzksGm
5/11
2018
8yo wants to add to the 10 commandments: Thou shalt not cause car accidents on purpose.
5/9
2018
8yo describing a neighbor dude to me: “He was wearing a jacket made of jeans.”
5/8
2018
8yo's get rich quick scheme: blow dandelion seeds all over people's lawns, then offer to weed their yards... for a price.
5/6
2018
8yo: “I want to tell you something. I like the person who invented underpants.”
5/4
2018
Your imaginary friend deserves to be on a podcast. https://t.co/rryTIWtLtRI'm a @ThirdCoastFest judge this year! Audio producers, narrative podcasters, public radio journalists, indie maker… https://t.co/fqncEL0SaN
4/30
2018
8yo: “I was just farting to the rhythm of the music.”
4/28
2018
Come work with a fun, creative team! https://t.co/Txjd1aqJev @LMMartinArt Is it accurate?
4/27
2018
8yo: “This is a fact. An eight-year-old brain can hold one-thousand information.”We opened our ☎️ lines up to people who gave birth by 🚗. It was such fun. https://t.co/zngBPWeiaM
4/26
2018
@joannna She’s in her turkey phase.8yo: “You know the weird thing? Turkeys attack people, and people attack turkeys.”8yo: “You eat meat. But you ARE meat.”
4/25
2018
After all the reporting I’ve done about birth for @longestshortest I’ve never heard this stuff from the baby’s perspective!“I was purple when I came out. I was DROWNING.”“My mom had fertility problems. But I think I happened at her peak.”“I was a C-section.”“Why did my parents wait THREE YEARS after my sister to have me??”Overhearing teens on the train speculating about their mothers’ fertility...
4/23
2018
8yo: “I’m a shape-shifter. I’m gonna shape-shift into a teenager.”
4/22
2018
Coming up with fictional characters’ names was much easier when there were phone books.
4/21
2018
8yo is playing the game “Would Dad Be Friends with THIS Voice Contestant?”Enter by 9pm ET! https://t.co/ofJsWrM5gb
4/20
2018
I'm the type of person who gets emails like this: https://t.co/csUyY9uELb
4/17
2018
8yo wants to know if Ben Franklin knew George Washington. Also, is he related to Aretha?“If I found a pot of gold I would hide it from my parents.” 💰Thanks, writing prompt. https://t.co/y5H2d8xSfW
4/16
2018
8yo: “I was gonna spy on you but now can’t because I just told you I’m a spy.” #bestlaidplans @joannna She did want to know if the 🦃 had rabies.
4/15
2018
8yo wants to know how the 1st animal to have rabies got rabies.
4/13
2018
8yo: “You took a selfie... of yourSELF?!”If this is the way books came out, far fewer people would be authors. https://t.co/JrqhTBYmzM
4/11
2018
8yo is singing: “You can do anything you want because you are a grown-up. Drink alcohol, use a sharp knife, live in… https://t.co/CODdEt4p1w💫 https://t.co/EWKaDaNXIo
4/10
2018
Guys, @longestshortest is in 2nd place for the #Webbys! Last year we came in 2nd... we can be 1st this time with YO… https://t.co/EEXtDmxkYu
4/9
2018
#TellLST about your car birth! We’re taking YOUR live calls from 7:30-8:30pm EST Tonight! 857-626-6561 (photo: Ch… https://t.co/ESOI7BL8Y9
Retweeted by Hillary FrankCAR BIRTHS! Did you give birth in a car? Did your partner? We're taking live callers tonight for @longestshortest.… https://t.co/zXHvOh8gjr
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3/29
2018
@TheSporkful babysitter has been snacking on matzo topped with soyaki. Do you approve of this combo?#mood https://t.co/Jjrwx8D1rL
3/28
2018
@longestshortest We fared better in yesterday's storm, in part thanks to cousins becoming obsessed with each other'… https://t.co/3zf7BnXCHM
3/22
2018
Hunkering down for the 4th nor'easter in 3 weeks! Hear what happened last time, when my kid and I were cooped up al… https://t.co/GdxUsfS8JW8yo does not like when I cook dinner. She does like to boss me around. #WeirdParentingWin: have her bossily read th… https://t.co/jMgdzvLxdh
3/21
2018
8yo: “When you got pregnant, at first did you just think you were feeling full?”
3/19
2018
The 80s-themed dance at my daughter’s school better be more fun than my school dances in the actual 80s.
3/16
2018
The only thing I'm listening to while drawing #WeirdParentingWins book is @tracey_thorn's new album. SO. GOOD.… https://t.co/YtSwxCPM5JHave you ever sat alone in the dark, listening to Joe Frank? If you love the same podcasts as me, it’s time. I’ll b… https://t.co/6dMBXFzr4P
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3/13
2018
When Rosa and her wife started seeking a sperm donor, they were surprised by the complexity of the questions they f… https://t.co/tjdEhLyeQ5
Retweeted by Hillary Frank#WeirdParentingWin to get your kid to eat stuff: Hire a cool sitter who says, "Damn, girl, you don't like quinoa?!"
3/1
2018
“The @NewYorker always looks so fun, but then it’s boring inside.” My almost 8 y.o. funny little girl.
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2/24
2018
“aura” https://t.co/kTrgQdZPO7Listen allll the way through for a fun behind-the-scenes peek at @andreasilenzi & @TheNoisyNomad! Made me 😆 https://t.co/r4tTO3ZKHv
2/21
2018
8yo says she wants to start calling me by the secret code name ‘Rockstar’ 🎸.@AndreaSilenzi and @hillaryfrank stop by The Wolf Den to discuss Andrea taking over as host of @longestshortesthttps://t.co/Rft13VxuNC
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2/16
2018
@saharloo It’s what you do when you don’t like what a podcaster is saying
2/15
2018
Yay https://t.co/5ytxz61YSV
2/14
2018
@thekidshouldsee party favor ideas that are not junk but won’t break the bank?
2/13
2018
7yo has been going through that phase where she comes home with a beauty mark drawn on her face.
2/10
2018
Sketch for #WeirdParentingWins. What’s should the 🐻 say? https://t.co/vAiY53sf8DThis week on @longestshortest! A dad who speaks five languages makes the case for teaching his kid only one. Englis… https://t.co/uvdpQPq5Wu
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2/9
2018
Uh-oh. What's @andreasilenzi up to? Note to self: Never send Andrea your raw audio. https://t.co/ZGH75bvfsk @munger_oakes 1) What's the issue exactly? (Error message, what page is the form on, what device are you using...)… https://t.co/Vjqk0E2Arg
2/8
2018
7yo wants me to call her Mrs. Precise. But that just doesn’t feel accurate. @Nature_Muffin @longestshortest Read this: https://t.co/a3A6XDj5NJ
2/3
2018
7yo’s dark theory on the 😺: she once had a brother; we once had another 😺. That 😺 died; brother rubbed the fur all… https://t.co/ct0GfQSp16
2/1
2018
Deep thought from 7yo: "I feel like cats should't have tails."
1/31
2018
This week @hillaryfrank's 7yo daughter has some expert podcast hosting advice for @andreasilenzi: https://t.co/mkjTDumui9
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1/30
2018
@pathandpaw @longestshortest @andreasilenzi Sisters in impractical cobblery
1/26
2018
@maureenmorrison @BikePretty @JAFoleyNWside @junodemelo @dkos07 @longestshortest YES
1/24
2018

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