22 May 3, 1996 Adult Children Stories of the difficult relationships between parents and their grown children, including two long stories from Sandra Tsing Loh about her father. DownloadAmazon iTunes Share a clip Transcript Sharyn Morrow Prologue ByIra Glass Ira's mom is invited to speak to a group of Jewish mothers who only discuss one topic: their relationships with their adult children. So she calls Ira and his siblings to ask their advice (3 minutes). Act One Me and My Mom ByIra Glass Ira continues the story about his conversation with his mom. Then he calls her up on the air. (10 minutes) Act Two Sandra's Dad BySandra Loh A story about how the adult children in Sandra Tsing Loh's family deal with her father. This story originally appeared in her book Depth Takes a Holiday (15 minutes). Act Three My Father's Chinese Wives BySandra Loh Sandra's father decides, at age 70, to take a Chinese wife. (27 minutes) Related If you enjoyed this episode, you may like these 316: The Cat Came Back Aug. 18, 2006 Act 3: Baby Cat Michael Beaumier tells a story about a family member who keeps vanishing and returning. This is an excerpt from Michael's book I Know You're Out There. 129: Advice May 14, 1999 Act 1: Sleepless In Seattle What if you asked people for advice and actually took all the advice that everyone gave you? As an experiment, writer Sarah Vowell tried exactly that, when she recently solicited advice from many different people about insomnia. 617: Fermi’s Paradox May 19, 2017 Act 3: Rosie’s Paradox One night Rosie’s father, busy working, told Rosie, then 9, to stop distracting him with her questions. She should write them all down, he said. Staff RecommendationsView all 355 May 9, 2008 The Giant Pool of Money The surprisingly entertaining story of how the U.S. got itself into a housing crisis. 550 Mar. 13, 2015 Three Miles What happens when of a group of public school students in the Bronx goes to visit an elite private school three miles away.