Alex and Shane chat about why Detroit is a romantic destination, and an underwhelming Santa Clause Parade.

Neuroscientist Dr. Cindy Hovington (@curious_neuron) discusses emotional regulation, the "terrible twos," tantrums, and how we can support our kids through hard moments.


Listener questions are answered in the mailbag segment, hitting topics like lotus birth, Rainn Wilson's name change, worldwide declining sperm counts, and so much more!


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