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Slate editors Allison Benedikt and Dan Kois review and debate the latest parenting news, and try to stay civil.

Slate editors Allison Benedikt and Dan Kois review and debate the latest parenting news, and try to stay civil.
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Slate editors Allison Benedikt and Dan Kois review and debate the latest parenting news, and try to stay civil.

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Episodes

Don't Look Free Childcare in the Mouth Edition

10/18/2018
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This week: Gabriel Roth, Rebecca Lavoie, and Carvell Wallace discuss homework triumphs, a followup on yelling, questions about watching your insecurities play out in your children, and whether to get on grandma's case for letting the kids watch screens. This episode is brought to you by Blinds.com. Get 20% off anything today when you use the code MOMMANDDAD at checkout. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:49:13

Cold Turkey Edition

10/11/2018
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Carvell Wallace, Rebecca Lavoie, and Gabriel Roth discuss YELLING! and other subjects including kids mocking the weight of their teachers, the privilege conversation, stolen cell phones, and making sick days fun. This episode is brought to you by Mac and Mia, an online clothing subscription service your kid will love. Take $50 off your first order by going to macandmia.com/mom and using the promo code mom. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:56:22

Frivolous With Money Edition

10/4/2018
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Carvell Wallace, Rebecca Lavoie, and Gabriel Roth discuss questions about kids and divorce, plus "Triumphs and Fails" and recommendations. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:54:48

Get It Together Edition

9/27/2018
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Gabriel Roth, Carvell Wallace and Rebecca Lavoie discuss surprising teen triumphs, depressing school lunches, the boredom of tears, and more. This episode is brought to you by Mac and Mia, an online clothing subscription service your kid will love. Take $50 off your first order by going to macandmia.com/mom and using the promo code mom. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:48:04

SPECIAL: Surviving a School Shooting, From a Teacher's Point of View

9/23/2018
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In an intimate conversation, three educators who survived school shootings talk to Slate’s Dahlia Lithwick about the trauma of going back to the classroom. For a transcript, visit Slate.com/TeacherPodcast Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:30:18

Toxic Preschool Edition

9/20/2018
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Rebecca Lavoie, Gabriel Roth, and Steve Lickteig discuss (relatively) late-in-life bicycle lessons, correcting your kid's college essays, toxic masculinity, a potentially toxic preschool teacher, and more. This episode is brought to you by the following advertisers: Gobble, a meal kit delivery service that offers delicious, healthy meals that can be made in just 15 minutes. For $50 off your first box, go to gobble.com/momanddad. Ben and Jerry's, try their new handheld frozen novelties,...

Duration:00:49:00

Recovering Fruitbat Edtion

9/13/2018
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Carvell Wallace, Isaac Butler, and Ruth Graham discuss how to get your kid to go to sleep already, angry-driving with fussing toddlers, letting go of expectations around your kids, and the ethics of breaking into your teenager's phone. This episode is brought to you by Mac and Mia, an online clothing subscription service your kid will love. Take $50 off your first order by going to macandmia.com/mom and using the promo code mom. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:54:38

Kidnappers Not Going to Let Me Use My Phone! Edition

9/6/2018
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Carvell Wallace, Rebecca Lavoie, and Gabriel Roth discuss the tyranny of demanding teens charge their phones, beginning of school-blues, balancing time between kids, and an interview with Slate's Rebecca Onion about how parenting groups are making it impossible to leave Facebook, plus triumphs and fails and a question about finding black friends for your black kids, and how to talk to your white friends about race. This episode is brought to you by the following advertisers: Coffee and...

Duration:00:52:37

Age of Fear Edition

8/30/2018
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Gabriel Roth, Rebecca Lavoie, and Carvell Wallace talk to Kim Brooks, author of Small Animals: Parenthood in the Age of Fear, as well as a listener question about a neighbor on the sex-offender registry, plus triumphs and fails and recommendations. This episode is brought to you by the following advertisers: CollegeBacker, the easiest way to save for your child's education. Go to collegebacker.com/momanddad and CollegeBacker will match your first contributions up to $10. Coffee and...

Duration:01:06:57

Bad Grandpa Edition

8/23/2018
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Carvell Wallace, Dan Kois, and Katherine Goldstein discuss calendar fails, the mundane unfairness of paying for daycare with a health care savings account, when to teach kids to clean up after themselves, and listener questions about dealing with a chauvinist grandpa and how and when to talk to your kids about a conspicuous confederate flag on the side of the interstate. This episode is brought to you by the following advertisers: CollegeBacker, the easiest way to save for your child's...

Duration:00:57:10

Call Me By Your Screen Name Edition

8/16/2018
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Gabriel Roth, Rebecca Lavoie, and Carvell Wallace discuss a fun game about getting kicked in the face, what it means when children lie for attention, and whether a 17 year old boy should be dating a 25 year old man via Tinder. Plus, Triumphs and Fails and recommendations, as always. This episode is brought to you by the following advertisers: Mac and Mia. For $50 off your first order, go to macandmia.com/mom and use the promo code mom at checkout. CollegeBacker, the easiest way to save...

Duration:00:50:02

Eighth Grade Edition

8/13/2018
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Allison Benedikt, Carvell Wallace, and Rebecca Lavoie discuss taxidermied animals, being without your kids, summer camp compromises, a listener question about whether to take a young child on a trip to Africa, and an interview with Bo Burnham, writer and director of the movie "Eighth Grade" and Betsy Bozdech, Executive Editor at Common Sense Media to talk about the film. This episode is brought to you by the following advertisers: Mac and Mia, clothing and accessories that you and your...

Duration:00:47:43

Sponsored: Coffee & Crayons Episode 1: Teaching Inclusivity & Kindness with Amy Webb

8/6/2018
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Usually in this feed, you get Mom and Dad Are Fighting, a show about parenting triumphs and troubles. This week, we’re bringing you something a little different. A co-production between Target and Slate Studios, this is Coffee & Crayons, a podcast about navigating the highs and lows of back to school time. It’s a series of conversations full of insights and advice to help families thrive during tricky transitions. In this episode, Join host Mallory Kasdan as she talks with Amy Webb of the...

Duration:00:27:38

Sand Couch Edition

8/2/2018
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Gabriel Roth, Rebecca Lavoie, and Carvell Wallace continue the conversation about King Kong and the gorilla suit, discuss sand couches, teen films, feminist slogans on two year old boy's t-shirts, and the grooming habits of teenage boys. Subscribe to Coffee and Crayons today wherever you get your podcasts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:00:24

Guy in a Gorilla Suit Edition

7/26/2018
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Gabriel Roth, Carvell Wallace and guest host Dana Stevens discuss the difficulty of homespun ABBA cover sessions, trusting teens, perfectionist tennis lessons, bad dads, and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:56:20

Blockchain Baby Names Edition

7/19/2018
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Rebecca Lavoie, Carvell Wallace, and Gabriel Roth discuss how to pick a baby's last name, the allure of Avenger's pajamas, salvaging a love of baseball out of a personal hatred, driving in cars with teens, and how to deal when your boy keeps getting called a girl at school. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:57:17

Accidental Drunkenness Edition

7/12/2018
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Gabriel Roth, Carvell Wallace, and Rebecca Lavoie discuss mysterious sibling bonding, weird eye infections, relatives who bully kids, and younger sibling-induced touchiness. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:53:06

Co-Parenting Conundrum Edition

7/5/2018
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Rebecca Lavoie and Carvell Wallace discuss haunted AirBnBs, California kids, overbearing mom-reminders, low-key deadbeat dads, co-parenting responsibilities, screen time habits to model for your kids, and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:46:21

Summer Break Edition

6/28/2018
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Rebecca Lavoie, Carvell Wallace, and Gabriel Roth discuss summer break! Is it better to structure your kid's summers or let them veg out? Carvell's kids, Ezra and Georgia drop by the studio to offer their opinion on the subject. Plus, picking playdates based on incomplete information, and recommendations. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:40:35

How to Take Summers Off and Still Get Promoted

6/25/2018
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Michelle Hickox has found a way to build a powerful career as a CFO, and take summers off and still get promoted. How? First, she had to believe that she could, then she had to prove to others it was possible. Now she wants everyone to know how she did it. Mom and Dad Are Fighting bring you this story from Slate’s new Better Life Lab podcast. Subscribe to Better Life Lab via: Apple Podcasts Overcast Spotify Stitcher Google Play Or wherever you get your shows. Learn more about your ad...

Duration:00:30:43