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Mom and Dad Are Fighting | Slate's parenting show

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Mom and Dad Are Fighting | Slate's parenting show
Mom and Dad Are Fighting | Slate's parenting show

Mom and Dad Are Fighting | Slate's parenting show

Slate Magazine/Panoply

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Rebecca Lavoie, Jamilah Lemieux, and Dan Kois share triumphs and fails and offer advice on parenting kids from toddler to teens.

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EuroTrip

On this week’s episode, Jamilah and Dan answer listener questions from a mom that’s having second thoughts about a second kid and a mom whose kid wants to travel across Europe. As usual, we share our triumphs and fails and offer up some recommendations. For Slate Plus, we talk with Mini Milah, Jamilah’s six year-old daughter, about her new favorite restaurant. Sign up for Slate Plus here. Recommendations:Dan recommends the book, Indebted: How Families Make College Work At Any Cost, by Caitlin Zaloom.Jamilah recommends going to see Dora and the Lost City of Gold.Join us on Facebook and email us at momanddad@slate.com to tell us what you thought of today’s show and give us ideas for what we should talk about in future episodes. Got questions that you’d like us to answer? Call and leave us a message at 424-255-7833. Podcast produced by Jess Jupiter.Hosts Dan Kois and Jamilah LemieuxThis episode is brought to you by Everlane. Check out your personalized collection today at everlane...

52 MIN4 days ago
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EuroTrip

What's Up With All Those Nannies?

On this week’s episode, Rebecca, Jamilah, and Tom answer listener questions from a mom that doesn’t seem to understand the need for nannies and a mom that wants to have more inclusive birthday parties. As usual, we share our triumphs and fails and offer up some recommendations. For Slate Plus, we talk with our guest host, Tom Scocca, about sharing the news with your kids. We use Tom’s most recent Slate article, Where Taking the Concerns of Racists Seriously Has Gotten Us, to kick off the conversation. Sign up for Slate Plus here. Recommendations:Tom recommends the science fiction trilogy, Tripods Trilogy, by John Christopher. Rebecca recommends the sub-Reddit, r/teenagers. Jamilah recommends reading works by the late Toni Morrison and, unrelated, pushing the adult boundaries by getting a tattoo. Join us on Facebook and email us at momanddad@slate.com to tell us what you thought of today’s show and give us ideas for what we should talk about in future episodes. Got questions that you’d like us to answer? Call and leave us a message at 424-255-7833. Podcast produced by Jess Jupiter.Hosts Tom Scocca, Rebecca Lavoie, and Jamilah LemieuxLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

56 MIN1 weeks ago
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What's Up With All Those Nannies?

Playground Beer

On this week’s episode, Dan, Rebecca, and Jamilah answer listener questions from an introverted dad who wants to raise a social kid and from atheist parents struggling with attending events at their local evangelical university. As usual, we share our triumphs and fails and offer up some recommendations. For Slate Plus, we talk about how to deal with differeing parenting philosophies among co-parents, inspired by Michelle Herman’s Care and Feeding column. Sign up for Slate Plus here. Recommendations:Dan recommends the Audible versions of The Babysitter’s Club books, available August 13.Rebecca recommends watching some glass blowing or, alternatively, watching the glass blowing reality show Blown Away on Netflix. (For more of a glass blowing fix, you can read Slate’s article “Who Invented the “Glory Hole”—Glass Blowers or Gays?”)Jamilah recommends spending time away from your kids. Join us on Facebook and email us at momanddad@slate.com to tell us what you thought of today’...

55 MIN2 weeks ago
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Playground Beer

Exclusive Besties

On this week’s episode: The hosts answer listener questions about exclusive best friends and a kid that uses an offensive word during a fight. As usual, we share our triumphs and fails and offer up some recommendations. For Slate Plus, we talk to Jamilah about her Care and Feeding column.Recommendations:Dan recommends going on a kid-led road trip.Jamilah recommends saying yes. Join us on Facebook and email us at momanddad@slate.com to tell us what you thought of today’s show and give us ideas for what we should talk about in future episodes. Got questions that you’d like us to answer? Call and leave us a message at 424-255-7833. Podcast produced by Jess Jupiter.Hosts Dan Kois, Jamilah LemieuxLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

54 MIN3 weeks ago
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Exclusive Besties

Carpool Liability Waiver

On this week’s episode: The hosts answer listener questions about a mom who has some strong concerns about their kid carpooling and a friend who’s worried that they might be overstepping. As usual, we share our triumphs and fails and offer up some recommendations. For Slate Plus, we take another question from a listener.Recommendations:Rebecca recommends the travel app, Tripit.Dan recommends the book, The Gifted School by Bruce Halsinger. Join us on Facebook and email us at momanddad@slate.com to tell us what you thought of today’s show and give us ideas for what we should talk about in future episodes. Got questions that you’d like us to answer? Call and leave us a message at 424-255-7833. Slate Plus members get bonus segments and ad-free podcast feeds. Sign up now.Podcast produced by Jess Jupiter.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

47 MINJUL 19
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Carpool Liability Waiver

Fish and Candy

On this week’s episode: The hosts answer listener questions about a mom who wants to know what to do about a sort of stepson and another about a kid who’s hanging out with a kid that counts calories. We also welcome Amy Scott as this week’s special host. As usual, we share our triumphs and fails and offer up some recommendations. Amy brings Ask-A-Teacher to Slate Plus.Recommendations:Rebecca recommends the YouTube series, Star Wars by the Numbers. Dan recommends day camp as the ultimate summer solution for working vacations.Amy has two recommendations: The Hamilton soundtrack and buying your kids’ puzzles at the thrift store. Join us on Facebook and email us at momanddad@slate.com to tell us what you thought of today’s show and give us ideas for what we should talk about in future episodes. Got questions that you’d like us to answer? Call and leave us a message at 424-255-7833.Podcast produced by Jess Jupiter.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

56 MINJUL 12
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Fish and Candy

What's Up With Your Boyfriend?

On this week’s episode: The hosts answer listener questions about a mom who wants to know what to do about a sexist boyfriend and a mom who wants to know what to do about her kid being left out in the dark after hanging with a friend. We also welcome Jakada Imani as this week’s special host. As usual, we share our triumphs and fails and offer up some recommendations. On Slate Plus, Jakada talks about how he manages his career and family.Recommendations:Rebecca recommends the German time-traveling show, Dark.Ruth recommends getting a vacation babysitter.Jakada recommends an after dinner family walk. Join us on Facebook and email us at momanddad@slate.com to tell us what you thought of today’s show and give us ideas for what we should talk about in future episodes. Got questions that you’d like us to answer? Call and leave us a message at 424-255-7833.Podcast produced by Jess Jupiter.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

40 MINJUL 5
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What's Up With Your Boyfriend?

Teen in Need

On this week’s episode: The hosts answer listener questions about a teen in need of some support about their sensitive mom and what to do about a little that likes dressing up as problematic princesses. We also welcome Aminta Steinbach as this week’s special host. As usual, we share our triumphs and fails and offer up some recommendations. On Slate Plus, Aminta talks about life as a live-in aunt. Recommendations:Rebecca recommends a gif that exemplifies sibling relationships. Dan recommends clearing out your backyard and letting nature take its course.Aminta recommends the book Not My Idea: A Book About Whiteness by Anastasia Higginbotham.Join us on Facebook and email us at momanddad@slate.com to tell us what you thought of today’s show and give us ideas for what we should talk about in future episodes. Got questions that you’d like us to answer? Call and leave us a message at 424-255-7833. Podcast produced by Jess Jupiter.This episode is brought to you by Little Passports, for adventurous kids with curious minds. Go to littlepassports.com/momanddad to learn more.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

50 MINJUN 28
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Teen in Need

Don't Forget Grandpa

On this week’s episode: The hosts answers listener questions about a mother who wants to ensure her kids remember their grandpa after he passes and the importance of table manners at dinner. We also welcome Doyin Richards as this week’s special host. As usual, we share our triumphs and fails and offer up some recommendations. On Slate Plus, Doyin shares just why the world thinks he’s a super-dad. Recommendations:Rebecca recommends ordering sheet cake from your local grocery store. Isaac recommends Charades decks for your performative kid and the cookbook,Milk Street: Tuesday Nights, by Christopher Kimball. Doyin recommends a fool-proof way to get your kids to eat their veggies. Join us on Facebook and email us at momanddad@slate.com to tell us what you thought of today’s show and give us ideas for what we should talk about in future episodes. Got questions that you’d like us to answer? Call and leave us a message at 424-255-7833.Podcast produced by Jess Jupiter.Learn more about...

62 MINJUN 21
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Don't Forget Grandpa

Bed, Bath, and Biting Edition

On this week’s episode: The hosts answers listener questions about what to do when your kid refuses to shower and a kid that refuses to stop biting. We also welcome Jamilah Lemieux as this week’s special host. As usual, we share our triumphs and fails and offer up some recommendations. On Slate Plus, Jamilah shares her co-parenting story. Recommendations:Rebecca recommends using Slack at home for handling parenting tasks.Dan recommends the book, Share Your Smile by Rebecca Telgemeier.Jamilah recommends using TaskRabbit to relieve some parenting chores.This episode is brought to you by Everlane. Check out your personalized collection today at everlane.com/momanddad. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

48 MINJUN 14
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Bed, Bath, and Biting Edition

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EuroTrip

On this week’s episode, Jamilah and Dan answer listener questions from a mom that’s having second thoughts about a second kid and a mom whose kid wants to travel across Europe. As usual, we share our triumphs and fails and offer up some recommendations. For Slate Plus, we talk with Mini Milah, Jamilah’s six year-old daughter, about her new favorite restaurant. Sign up for Slate Plus here. Recommendations:Dan recommends the book, Indebted: How Families Make College Work At Any Cost, by Caitlin Zaloom.Jamilah recommends going to see Dora and the Lost City of Gold.Join us on Facebook and email us at momanddad@slate.com to tell us what you thought of today’s show and give us ideas for what we should talk about in future episodes. Got questions that you’d like us to answer? Call and leave us a message at 424-255-7833. Podcast produced by Jess Jupiter.Hosts Dan Kois and Jamilah LemieuxThis episode is brought to you by Everlane. Check out your personalized collection today at everlane...

52 MIN4 days ago
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EuroTrip

What's Up With All Those Nannies?

On this week’s episode, Rebecca, Jamilah, and Tom answer listener questions from a mom that doesn’t seem to understand the need for nannies and a mom that wants to have more inclusive birthday parties. As usual, we share our triumphs and fails and offer up some recommendations. For Slate Plus, we talk with our guest host, Tom Scocca, about sharing the news with your kids. We use Tom’s most recent Slate article, Where Taking the Concerns of Racists Seriously Has Gotten Us, to kick off the conversation. Sign up for Slate Plus here. Recommendations:Tom recommends the science fiction trilogy, Tripods Trilogy, by John Christopher. Rebecca recommends the sub-Reddit, r/teenagers. Jamilah recommends reading works by the late Toni Morrison and, unrelated, pushing the adult boundaries by getting a tattoo. Join us on Facebook and email us at momanddad@slate.com to tell us what you thought of today’s show and give us ideas for what we should talk about in future episodes. Got questions that you’d like us to answer? Call and leave us a message at 424-255-7833. Podcast produced by Jess Jupiter.Hosts Tom Scocca, Rebecca Lavoie, and Jamilah LemieuxLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

56 MIN1 weeks ago
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What's Up With All Those Nannies?

Playground Beer

On this week’s episode, Dan, Rebecca, and Jamilah answer listener questions from an introverted dad who wants to raise a social kid and from atheist parents struggling with attending events at their local evangelical university. As usual, we share our triumphs and fails and offer up some recommendations. For Slate Plus, we talk about how to deal with differeing parenting philosophies among co-parents, inspired by Michelle Herman’s Care and Feeding column. Sign up for Slate Plus here. Recommendations:Dan recommends the Audible versions of The Babysitter’s Club books, available August 13.Rebecca recommends watching some glass blowing or, alternatively, watching the glass blowing reality show Blown Away on Netflix. (For more of a glass blowing fix, you can read Slate’s article “Who Invented the “Glory Hole”—Glass Blowers or Gays?”)Jamilah recommends spending time away from your kids. Join us on Facebook and email us at momanddad@slate.com to tell us what you thought of today’...

55 MIN2 weeks ago
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Playground Beer

Exclusive Besties

On this week’s episode: The hosts answer listener questions about exclusive best friends and a kid that uses an offensive word during a fight. As usual, we share our triumphs and fails and offer up some recommendations. For Slate Plus, we talk to Jamilah about her Care and Feeding column.Recommendations:Dan recommends going on a kid-led road trip.Jamilah recommends saying yes. Join us on Facebook and email us at momanddad@slate.com to tell us what you thought of today’s show and give us ideas for what we should talk about in future episodes. Got questions that you’d like us to answer? Call and leave us a message at 424-255-7833. Podcast produced by Jess Jupiter.Hosts Dan Kois, Jamilah LemieuxLearn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

54 MIN3 weeks ago
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Exclusive Besties

Carpool Liability Waiver

On this week’s episode: The hosts answer listener questions about a mom who has some strong concerns about their kid carpooling and a friend who’s worried that they might be overstepping. As usual, we share our triumphs and fails and offer up some recommendations. For Slate Plus, we take another question from a listener.Recommendations:Rebecca recommends the travel app, Tripit.Dan recommends the book, The Gifted School by Bruce Halsinger. Join us on Facebook and email us at momanddad@slate.com to tell us what you thought of today’s show and give us ideas for what we should talk about in future episodes. Got questions that you’d like us to answer? Call and leave us a message at 424-255-7833. Slate Plus members get bonus segments and ad-free podcast feeds. Sign up now.Podcast produced by Jess Jupiter.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

47 MINJUL 19
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Carpool Liability Waiver

Fish and Candy

On this week’s episode: The hosts answer listener questions about a mom who wants to know what to do about a sort of stepson and another about a kid who’s hanging out with a kid that counts calories. We also welcome Amy Scott as this week’s special host. As usual, we share our triumphs and fails and offer up some recommendations. Amy brings Ask-A-Teacher to Slate Plus.Recommendations:Rebecca recommends the YouTube series, Star Wars by the Numbers. Dan recommends day camp as the ultimate summer solution for working vacations.Amy has two recommendations: The Hamilton soundtrack and buying your kids’ puzzles at the thrift store. Join us on Facebook and email us at momanddad@slate.com to tell us what you thought of today’s show and give us ideas for what we should talk about in future episodes. Got questions that you’d like us to answer? Call and leave us a message at 424-255-7833.Podcast produced by Jess Jupiter.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

56 MINJUL 12
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Fish and Candy

What's Up With Your Boyfriend?

On this week’s episode: The hosts answer listener questions about a mom who wants to know what to do about a sexist boyfriend and a mom who wants to know what to do about her kid being left out in the dark after hanging with a friend. We also welcome Jakada Imani as this week’s special host. As usual, we share our triumphs and fails and offer up some recommendations. On Slate Plus, Jakada talks about how he manages his career and family.Recommendations:Rebecca recommends the German time-traveling show, Dark.Ruth recommends getting a vacation babysitter.Jakada recommends an after dinner family walk. Join us on Facebook and email us at momanddad@slate.com to tell us what you thought of today’s show and give us ideas for what we should talk about in future episodes. Got questions that you’d like us to answer? Call and leave us a message at 424-255-7833.Podcast produced by Jess Jupiter.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

40 MINJUL 5
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What's Up With Your Boyfriend?

Teen in Need

On this week’s episode: The hosts answer listener questions about a teen in need of some support about their sensitive mom and what to do about a little that likes dressing up as problematic princesses. We also welcome Aminta Steinbach as this week’s special host. As usual, we share our triumphs and fails and offer up some recommendations. On Slate Plus, Aminta talks about life as a live-in aunt. Recommendations:Rebecca recommends a gif that exemplifies sibling relationships. Dan recommends clearing out your backyard and letting nature take its course.Aminta recommends the book Not My Idea: A Book About Whiteness by Anastasia Higginbotham.Join us on Facebook and email us at momanddad@slate.com to tell us what you thought of today’s show and give us ideas for what we should talk about in future episodes. Got questions that you’d like us to answer? Call and leave us a message at 424-255-7833. Podcast produced by Jess Jupiter.This episode is brought to you by Little Passports, for adventurous kids with curious minds. Go to littlepassports.com/momanddad to learn more.Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

50 MINJUN 28
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Teen in Need

Don't Forget Grandpa

On this week’s episode: The hosts answers listener questions about a mother who wants to ensure her kids remember their grandpa after he passes and the importance of table manners at dinner. We also welcome Doyin Richards as this week’s special host. As usual, we share our triumphs and fails and offer up some recommendations. On Slate Plus, Doyin shares just why the world thinks he’s a super-dad. Recommendations:Rebecca recommends ordering sheet cake from your local grocery store. Isaac recommends Charades decks for your performative kid and the cookbook,Milk Street: Tuesday Nights, by Christopher Kimball. Doyin recommends a fool-proof way to get your kids to eat their veggies. Join us on Facebook and email us at momanddad@slate.com to tell us what you thought of today’s show and give us ideas for what we should talk about in future episodes. Got questions that you’d like us to answer? Call and leave us a message at 424-255-7833.Podcast produced by Jess Jupiter.Learn more about...

62 MINJUN 21
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Don't Forget Grandpa

Bed, Bath, and Biting Edition

On this week’s episode: The hosts answers listener questions about what to do when your kid refuses to shower and a kid that refuses to stop biting. We also welcome Jamilah Lemieux as this week’s special host. As usual, we share our triumphs and fails and offer up some recommendations. On Slate Plus, Jamilah shares her co-parenting story. Recommendations:Rebecca recommends using Slack at home for handling parenting tasks.Dan recommends the book, Share Your Smile by Rebecca Telgemeier.Jamilah recommends using TaskRabbit to relieve some parenting chores.This episode is brought to you by Everlane. Check out your personalized collection today at everlane.com/momanddad. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

48 MINJUN 14
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Bed, Bath, and Biting Edition

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