00:32 Sanitation Situation: People in Catherine's town have big thoughts and feelings about garbage and recycling bins.
07:04 Meet the Teachers: 'Tis the season for parent-teacher conferences. With many (many, many) meetings in our pasts, we have advice for making them work for you and your kid.
28:14 Speed Round: Parental Controls: You can password-protect the cable box and the router, but how about the linen closet and pantry?
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