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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

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:00:50:37

Eighth Grade Edition

8/9/2018
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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:00:57:52

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:00:53:41

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...

Duration:00:30:43

Do More Edition

6/21/2018
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Gabriel Roth, Rebecca Lavoie, and Carvell Wallace discuss the situation at the border, anti-mom bias in the workplace with Katherine Goldstein, how not to model vices for your kids, and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:54:44

Easy Baby Envy Edition

6/14/2018
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Rebecca Lavoie, Carvell Wallace, and Gabriel Roth discuss feeling envious of parents who's parenting comes easily, how to rearrange a physical household post-divorce, new college scholarships, the diversity of the senate page program, and kids birthday party gift-opening etiquette. Plus "triumphs and fails" and recommendations. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:48:59

Make Daycare Great Again Edition

6/7/2018
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Gabriel Roth, Rebecca Lavoie, and Sam Adams discuss whether one should employ the services of a Trump supporting day-care, what to do about bath-supply snatching kids, high school graduations, guitar lessons, and much more Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:44:09

Circumcision Conundrum Edition

5/31/2018
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This week we're joined by Wendy Zukerman of the podcast Science Vs. to discuss the science and ethics behind circumcision, plus failed video shoots, painting bedrooms on vacation, too-voracious readers, where babies come from, and much more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:57:35

Existential Tantrum Edition

5/24/2018
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Rebecca Lavoie and Carvell Wallace discuss Carvell's kids anti-authoritarian tendencies, what it means to be "Henry's mom", a tough question about a manipulative ex husband, and how to deal with tantrums when you're depressed, anxious, and pregnant. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:55:54

Great Grandma Name Debate Edition

5/17/2018
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Carvell Wallace, Rebecca Lavoie, and Isaac Butler discuss the question tearing the Slate Parenting Facebook group apart: do you let a grandparent name herself "Nama"? Plus, finding parental commiseration, one-weekend-potty training, and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:53:53

Make Your Own Dang Breakfast Edition

5/10/2018
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Rebecca Lavoie, Carvell Wallace, and Dan Kois discuss sibling solidarity in the face of morning lateness, new solutions to those morning routines, difficult parents and destination events, the effect of a parent's mental illness on their children, plus triumphs and fails, and recommendations. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:53:54

Four Wheelers and a Hot Tub Edition

5/3/2018
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Gabriel Roth, Carvell Wallace, and Rebecca Lavoie discuss the danger inherent in eating watermelon rinds, kid's bad taste in music, if and how to forbid teens from having sex, the rudeness of texting, and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:46:59

Joyless Slog Edition

4/26/2018
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Gabriel Roth, Rebecca Lavoie, and Allison Benedikt discuss kid anger fails, reading getting in the way of basic life functions, the joy of barely passing German class, the joyless slog of the early parenting years, and what to do about teens and drinking and the friends they drink with. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:50:42

Falling Piano Edition

4/19/2018
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Gabriel Roth and Carvell Wallace are joined by Marlo Mack of the How to be a Girl podcast to discuss executive functions, when to badger your kids about hand-washing, disclosing sensitive information to soon-to-be-relatives, whether a mom should push her ex-husband to allow their transgender son to start taking hormones, and why it's so taboo to leave a baby alone in an empty house, even for a short time. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:56:36