00:31 Congratulations, Nicole! She finished editing her book manuscript, so all that's left is waiting for fame and fortune to arrive.
07:24 Ready for Kids ... or Not: We ask: How did you know you were ready for kids? And once you knew, did the universe help you out, or smack you around a little first?
27:11 Friday Speed Round: Summer Camp: You'll never guess what Catherine's kids are taking to camp along with the bug spray and sleeping bags.
51:48 Shameless Self-Promotion: 10 Downsized Summer Goals that Any Parent Can Manage; 4 Things to Know about Successful Inclusive Schools; watch this space for Catherine's children's books (coming ... someday).
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