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Gabriel Roth, Rebecca Lavoie, and Carvell Wallace share triumphs and fails and offer advice on parenting kids from toddler to teens.

Gabriel Roth, Rebecca Lavoie, and Carvell Wallace share triumphs and fails and offer advice on parenting kids from toddler to teens.
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New York, NY

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Gabriel Roth, Rebecca Lavoie, and Carvell Wallace share triumphs and fails and offer advice on parenting kids from toddler to teens.

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@Slate

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English

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95 Morton Street, 4th Floor New York, NY 10014 (212) 445-5330


Episodes

The Frank Edition

4/18/2019
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On this week’s episode: Rebecca, Gabe, and Carvell answer listener questions on how to set rules for adults at a one-year old’s birthday party and what to do when parents project their childhood traumas onto to their kids. And as usual, we share our triumphs and fails and offer up some recommendations. On Slate Plus, Rebecca shares an update about that summer camp with racist practices. This episode is brought to you by the following advertisers: Little Passports, for adventurous kids with...

Duration:00:55:09

Teenager Under the Bed Edition

4/11/2019
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On this week’s episode: Rebecca, Gabe, and Carvell answer listener questions about when to limit a five year old’s Batman intake and if parents should settle for second best when it comes to kid car seats. Yes, you read that right. And as usual, we share our triumphs and fails and offer up some recommendations. On Slate Plus, Rebecca dishes on her lavish time on a private jet. This episode is brought to you by Everlane. Check out your personalized collection today at...

Duration:00:48:30

Pre-School Nemesis Edition

4/4/2019
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On today's episode, Rebecca, Gabe, and Carvell answer listener questions about communicating with an ex-spouse's family after divorce and what to do about challenges between a stepdad and kid. They also share their triumphs and fails of the week and offer up some exciting recommendations. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:45:49

Ages Ten And Up Edition

3/28/2019
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This week, Rebecca, Gabe, and guest host Katherine answer listener questions about putting the pressure on your kid after getting into a prestige school and solutions on getting your kids to play nice with each other. And as usual, we share our triumphs and fails and offer up some recommendations. This episode is brought to you by the following advertisers: Grove Collaborative, sign up and save today at grove.co/momanddad. Cora, go to cora.life/momanddad to start a one month free...

Duration:00:46:16

Make The Chicken Dance Edition

3/21/2019
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This week, Rebecca, Gabe, and Carvell answer listener questions about the looming fear of talking with your kid about death and if it's okay if your ten year-old is into Amy Winehouse and other adult things. And as usual, we share our triumphs and fails and offer up some recommendations. This episode is brought to you by the following advertisers: Cora, go to cora.life/momanddad to start a one month free trial. Gobble, get 6 meals for just $36, plus free shipping, by visiting...

Duration:00:54:38

Free Lunch Edition

3/14/2019
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With Gabe and Carvell out this week, Rebecca and Isaac are holding down the fort. Today, they talk with the authors of the book Pressure Cooker: Why Home Cooking Won't Solve Our Problems and What We Can Do About It, answer a listener question about placing your kids in a religious pre-school, and share their thoughts on Operation: Varsity Blue. This episode is brought to you by Everlane. Check out your personalized collection today at everlane.com/momanddad. Learn more about your ad...

Duration:00:48:24

Broken Promises Edition

3/7/2019
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Gabriel Roth, Rebecca Lavoie, and Carvell Wallace discuss follow-up to the piña colada censorship story, husbands that break promises, estranged fathers, and more. This episode is brought to you by Blinkist. Start your free trial today at blinkist.com/momanddad. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:59:50

CSI: American Girl Doll Edition

2/28/2019
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Gabriel Roth, Rebecca Lavoie, and Carvell Wallace discuss temporary visiting dog fails, teacher's strikes, doll-related crime scenes, bedwetting at science camp, and husbands in need of encouragement. This episode is brought to you by the following advertisers: Grove. For a free $30 Mrs. Meyers gift set, go to grove.co/momanddad. Gobble, get $50 off your first box, go to gobble.com/momanddad. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:47:55

Presenting Decoder Ring: Baby Shark

2/25/2019
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Decoder Ring is Slate's culture documentary show and this month they have an episode on a subject of special interest to Mom and Dad Are Fighting listeners: Baby Shark. Baby Shark is an megaviral YouTube video, an unstoppable earworm, a top 40 hit, a Eurodance smash, a decades old campfire song, and the center of an international copyright dispute. This month on Decoder Ring we explore the strange history and conflicted future of the song, what makes it so catchy, and how it came to...

Duration:00:38:27

Do You Like Pina Coladas? Edition

2/21/2019
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Gabriel Roth, Carvell Wallace, and Rebecca Lavoie are joined by Katherine Goldstein to talk about her brand new podcast The Double Shift, a show about working mothers. They also discuss a follow up email from last week's discussion about telling your kids about their biological parentage, plus as always: triumphs and fails and recommendations. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:53:33

Marching Band Clown Pants Edition

2/14/2019
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Gabriel Roth, Rebecca Lavoie, and Carvell Wallace discuss a trio of parenting fails, a really tough question about telling your kid that her dad isn't her biological dad, and another about a kid that has to be winning at all times. This episode is brought to you by Blinkist. Start your free trial today at blinkist.com/momanddad. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:54:33

Toddler Rabies Edition

2/7/2019
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Rebecca Lavoie and Carvell Wallace receive a transmission direct from the scene of a temper tantrum, and discuss a question about telling your kids about estranged parents. Plus, learn which member of the Lavoie household is officially a narc. This episode is brought to you by the following advertisers: Grove. For a free $30 Mrs. Meyers gift set, go to grove.co/momanddad. Gobble, get $50 off your first box, go to gobble.com/momanddad. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...

Duration:01:00:02

What Next: Anti-Vaxxers Brought Back the Measles

2/1/2019
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The latest measles outbreak in the Pacific-Northwest is a self-inflicted wound. One that Texans, and Americans alike, should all pay attention to. Guest: Dr. Peter J. Hotez, co-director of the Texas Children's Hospital Center for Vaccine Development. Tell us what you think by leaving a review on Apple Podcasts or sending an email to whatnext@slate.com. Follow us on Instagram for updates on the show. Podcast production by Mary Wilson, Jayson De Leon, and Anna Martin. Learn more about your...

Duration:00:16:39

Pesto in a Tub Edition

1/31/2019
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Gabriel Roth, Rebecca Lavoie, and Carvell Wallace discuss Gabe's greatest-of-all-time parenting triumph, opening up to your kids, making it to year sixteen, whether divorced parents have it easier, and the anxiety of being an older parent. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:48:25

Mom and Dad Are Fighting: This Job Sucks Edition

1/24/2019
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On this week’s episode, Allison, Carvell, and Gabe answer questions from listeners about what to think of their unaccompanied teenage kids and what’s reasonable to expect from an 11 year old who struggles with writing. Plus: parenting triumphs and fails, recommendations, and more. And on Slate Plus this week: peeing in public, yay or nay? Recommendations: Allison recommends The Boxcar Children Mysteries & Jesse Kelley tweet: kids robotics competition Gabe recommends Ruffles All-dressed...

Duration:00:50:11

Introducing Josie & Jonny are Having a Baby (With You!)

1/21/2019
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We're here to introduce you to a new podcast: as new parents, comedians Josie and Jonny bring their humor and genuine curiosity into each conversation to get answers to questions they’re completely clueless about. Each episode of their podcast, Josie & Jonny are Having a Baby, features creators of all types talking candidly about what it means to raise a baby into a full on adult human. Check it out here in Apple Podcasts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:02:06

Grandma Inception Edition

1/17/2019
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Rebecca Lavoie, Carvell Wallace, and Gabriel Roth discuss picky eaters with The Sporkful's Dan Pashman, a listener question about kids and creative problem solving, "Triumphs and Fails" and recommendations. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:58:00

Accidental Beauties Edition

1/10/2019
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Rebecca Lavoie, Carvell Wallace, and Isaac Butler discuss tyrannical grandmas, musical bribery, triumphs and fails, recommendations, and more. This episode is brought to you by: Fabletics, get two leggings for just $24 at fabletics.com/momanddad. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:59:43

Behind the Velvet Rope Edition

1/3/2019
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Gabriel Roth hosts a cultivated selection of some favorite Slate Plus segments to ring in the new year, featuring Rebecca Lavoie, Carvell Wallace, Allison Benedikt, and Isaac Butler, subjects include: how to talk to your kids about "bad guys", a New Hampshire social media scandal, practicing what you preach, and the story of Gabe's own circumcision. This episode is brought to you by the following advertisers: Clorox. Head to cloroxforschools.com to find out how to keep your family healthy...

Duration:00:45:44

Friend Zone Edition

12/27/2018
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Gabriel Roth, Rebecca Lavoie, and Carvell Wallace are prompted by a Washington Post series of three stories about raising boys in the #MeToo era to discuss teenagers, modern masculinity, "the friend zone", and more. Plus a listener question about the grandparent's favorite kid, "Triumphs and Fails", and recommendations. This episode is brought to you by the following advertisers: American Express, don’t do business without it. Clorox. head to cloroxforschools.com to find out how to keep...

Duration:00:56:24