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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

Welcome to the Man Cave Edition

12/13/2018
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On this week’s episode, Carvell and Gabe discuss an accidental dirty joke fail while getting a Christmas tree and a rare bureaucratic triumph. Then, they take questions from listeners about how to deal with a son’s friend who is being a jerk but is also dealing with grief and what to think of your kid’s passionate - yet perhaps difficult - professional artistic ambitions. In Slate Plus, executive editor Allison Benedikt joins to discuss a Chanukah-related technological...

Duration:00:46:14

Introducing: Who Runs That?

12/10/2018
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Gabriel Roth talks to Seth Stevenson about his new podcast, Who Runs That? and introduces an episode that's perfect for MADAF listeners. In it, Stevenson talks to Aerin Nicole, CEO of the children's clothing company, Kickee Pants. If you enjoy this episode of Who Runs That? please subscribe using the Apple Podcast link below or whichever podcast listening method you prefer. https://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/who-runs-that/id1439828799?mt=2 Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...

Duration:00:36:48

Parent Like it's 1985 Edition

12/6/2018
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Rebecca Lavoie, Carvell Wallace, and Gabriel Roth discuss whether to confront an overprotective daycare, how to make sure your kids aren't "the mean ones", Triumphs and Fails, "endorsements" and more. This episode is brought to you by the following advertisers: M. Gemi. For $50 off your first pair of shoes, go to mgemi.com/MOMANDDAD. Gobble, for $50 off your first box, go to gobble.com/momanddad. American Express, don’t do business without it. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...

Duration:00:52:09

Family Game Night Edition

11/29/2018
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Carvell, Rebecca, and Gabe are joined by Noel Murray to discuss Slate’s new package on family games: the best, the worst, and more, including Rebecca’s spirited defense of the game Clue. Then, is a mother-in-law’s insistence on saying dinner prayers with atheist kids grounds for a confrontation? Plus, watching your kids fail creatively, a laundry-based triumph, and watching swim lesson money swirl down the drain. In Slate Plus, another installment in Rebecca’s continuing family saga. This...

Duration:00:56:17

Nerf Gun Fantasy Edition

11/22/2018
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Gabriel Roth, Carvell Wallace, and Mary Harris discuss Gabe's annual Autumn Sing fail, Carvell's new job as a PA on his son's film, Mary's daughter's competitive , Nerf Gun Christmas gifts, and more. This episode is brought to you by the following advertisers: M. Gemi. For $50 off your first pair of shoes, go to mgemi.com/MOMANDDAD. American Express, don’t do business without it. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:45:11

Grandma's Baggage Edition

11/15/2018
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Rebecca Lavoie, Carvell Wallace, and Gabriel Roth discuss an academic turnaround in the Lavoie household, Californian air quality, a kid's dislike his grandma, and a tough question about the life of an unsupported military mom. This episode is brought to you by the following advertisers: Blinds.com, get 20% off anything today when you use the code MOMMANDDAD at checkout. Gobble, for $50 off your first box, go to gobble.com/momanddad. Zulily, for $20 off your first order, go to...

Duration:00:58:54

Weed Stash Edition

11/8/2018
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Carvell Wallace, Rebecca Lavoie, and Gabriel Roth discuss what to do when your teenager discovers your weed stash, some major parenting fails, recommendations, and more. This episode is brought to you by the following advertisers: Gobble, for $50 off your first box, go to gobble.com/momanddad. American Express, don’t do business without it. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:46:53

Patronising Mirth Edition

11/1/2018
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Gabriel Roth and Rebecca Lavoie discuss a recent Slate article attacking THIS VERY PODCAST with the writer, Rebecca Onion. Also, empty thermoses, parent teacher conferences, and a question about sleepovers and night terrors This episode is brought to you by the following advertisers: M. Gemi. For $50 off your first pair of shoes, go to mgemi.com/MOMANDDAD. Hint. Get 36 bottles for $36 by going to drinkhint.com/momanddad and using the promo code momanddad. Learn more about your ad...

Duration:00:42:31

Don't Go to France Edition

10/25/2018
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Gabriel Roth, Rebecca Lavoie, and Carvell Wallace answer a listener question about a 6-year-old who's getting a little too close to her boyfriend. Then they decide whether it makes sense to bring a newborn baby along for an overseas vacation. Zulily, for $20 off your first order, go to zulily.com/momanddad. Little Passports, inspire your kids to learn about the world with Little Passports - subscribe today at littlepassports.com/MOMANDDAD Gobble, for $50 off your first box, go to...

Duration:00:47:19

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. 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. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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. 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. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

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. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:50:02