Kids: What are they good for? (Absolutely nothing/everything)

Episode 94 · October 12th, 2023 · 49 mins 58 secs

About this Episode

In this episode, Kendall and rachel talk about:

  • Maritime traffic and the construction of cruise ships
  • How hard it is to be a foster parent
  • Kendall's new booze company: Friday Deployment Spirits
  • Improvements in Kendall's family life post-return from Portugal
  • rachel's reasons for choosing to not have kids
  • Why being a woman might impact this perspective
  • Kendall's awareness of not being an 'equal partner' in the raising of his kids
  • A lifechanging interaction for Kendall
  • Why maybe you should get a dog instead
  • Making the assumption that your kids will take care of you when you're old
  • The relationship between leadership/management and parenting
  • Sexism and Kendall's thoughts on having daughters
  • Not wanting to bring kids into the world we're leaving them
  • How many kids is enough kids
  • Recommendations: rachel is looking forward to reading Starter Villain by John Scalzi, Kendall recommends The Way of Kings by Brandon Sanderson, and a podcast called If Books Could Kill

Special thanks to Mel Stanley for our theme music <3