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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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New York, NY

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Panoply

Slate

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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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@Slate

Language:

English

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


Episodes

Sadistic Track Coach Edition

11/16/2017
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Gabriel Roth, Rebecca Lavoie, and Carvell Wallace discuss how to deal with verbally abusive dad-coaches, Gabe's not-messed-up weekend with Leo, a question about in-laws whose culture you disagree with, and more in Triumphs and Fails and recommendations. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration: 00:49:48


If You Give a Mouse a Handout Edition

11/9/2017
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Gabriel Roth, Carvell Wallace, and Katherine Goldstein discuss the welfare state critique of To Give a Mouse a Cookie, children's negotiating skills, potty training, Shrinky Dinks, and more. Plus an interview with Lauren Brody, author of The Fifth Trimester about the complications of going back to work after having a baby, and a listener question about whether to get back on IVF again. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration: 00:53:54


What's Under the Bed Edition

11/2/2017
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Carvell Wallace, Rebecca Lavoie, and Gabriel Roth discuss phone etiquette, what to do about a teenage boy's under-bed ephemera, trick or treating, a tough question about a father who doesn't get along with his son, and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration: 00:47:16


Your Life Is Terrible Edition

10/26/2017
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Gabriel Roth, Rebecca Lavoie, and Carvell Wallace discuss carpool politics, daddy's girls, and how late capitalism makes fools of us all in listener questions, "Triumphs and Fails", and recommendations. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration: 00:44:26


Poison Resentment Edition

10/19/2017
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Rebecca Lavoie, Carvell Wallace, and Gabriel Roth sit down with John Culhane, author of Slate's Hey, Daddy! column about being a gay dad of twins, plus step-parenting resentments, the sad end of bedtime reading time, and Rebecca's new family project in listener questions, "Triumphs and Fails" and recommendations. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration: 00:55:05


Some Kids Are Jerks Edition

10/12/2017
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Rebecca Lavoie and Gabriel Roth talk to Elissa Strauss about her article in Elle, "The Leftover Embryo Crisis", answer a question about dealing with friends whose kids don't get along with their kids, plus "Triumphs and Fails" and recommendations. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration: 00:40:41


Full Brony Edition

10/5/2017
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Gabriel Roth and Carvell Wallace discuss broken phones, how to gift an inheritance, My Little Pony: the Movie, and are joined by Slate's Aisha Harris to tackle a tough question about American Girl dolls. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration: 00:47:14


Parental Obsolescence Edition

9/28/2017
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Rebecca Lavoie, Carvell Wallace and Gabriel Roth sit down with Suzanne Bouffard, author of THE MOST IMPORTANT YEAR: Pre-Kindergarten and the Future of Our Children to discuss the state of pre-K education. Plus, "triumphs and fails", and recommendations. It's pledge season on Slate podcasts join at Slate.com/momanddadplus for bonus segments and ad-free shows! Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration: 00:59:28


Emotional Bloodshed Edition

9/21/2017
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Gabriel Roth, Carvell Wallace, and Rebecca Lavoie discuss how to deal with a longterm toddler beef, how to feel about well subsidised adult stepchildren, teen street harassment, and more. Plus "Triumphs and Fails" and recommendations. It's pledge week on Slate Podcasts! Sign up for Slate Plus at Slate.com/momanddadplus Love this podcast? Well did you know you can listen to it on Spotify while still enjoying your favorite tunes. It's easy, just look for the "Podcasts" section within the...

Duration: 01:01:24


The Competitive Step-Parenting Edition

9/14/2017
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Rebecca Lavoie, Gabriel Roth, and Carvell Wallace answer a call about managing the adult relationships in a step-child's life, and Carvell shares news about his son's computer. As always, we've got triumphs and fails, and recommendations. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration: 00:49:23


Dude Where's My Carvell Edition

9/7/2017
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Rebecca Lavoie and Gabriel Roth answer listener questions about how to help other kids understand her son with Down's Syndrome, and sharing household responsibilities. Plus a tooth-fairy revelation and more in "Triumphs and Fails" and two unorthodox recommendations. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration: 00:42:16


Abstraction of Hooptyism Edition

8/31/2017
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Carvell Wallace, Rebecca Lavoie and Gabriel Roth discuss the politics of choosing a guardian for your kids and what to do about a daycare center that's been a little lax on vaccines. Plus Carvell's hit-and-run and Rebecca's new car-related freedom in "Triumphs and Fails". Mom and Dad Are Fighting is brought to you by Blue Apron. Create delicious, home-cooked meals with fresh ingredients delivered right to your door. Get your first THREE meals FREE – with FREE shipping – when you go to...

Duration: 00:51:53


Three Fails Edition

8/24/2017
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Carvell Wallace and Allison Benedikt are joined by Ami Cooper to talk about her experience raising a trans sixth grader. Plus triumphs and fails (spoiler alert: all fails), and recommendations. Mom and Dad Are Fighting is brought to you by Spotify. Stream every episode of our show and other podcasts on Spotify now. Just open the app, tap Browse, and look for us in the Podcast section. Learn more at spotify.com/podcasts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration: 00:40:22


Happiest Podcast on Earth Edition

8/17/2017
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Gabriel Roth, Rebecca Lavoie, and Carvell Wallace discuss how to talk to your kids about recent events in Charlottesville Virginia, and whether smartphones are "destroying a generation," with Lisa Guernsey and Janelle Krupicka. Plus triumphs, fails, and recommendations. Today’s episode is brought to you by Little Passports. Check out Science Expeditions, the new educational subscription with themes like Rockets and Solar Power that kids and parents love. Learn more at Little...

Duration: 00:49:46


Teenage Fashion Plate Edition

8/10/2017
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Rebecca Lavoie and Carvell Wallace discuss choosing a school district in a segregated city, and how to encourage a teen's individual style while keeping their values intact. Plus triumphs and fails and recommendations.

Duration: 00:39:57


Eating Your Feelings Edition

8/3/2017
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Rebecca Lavoie and Gabriel Roth discuss whether to worry about a 9-year-old's weight gain, and how to inject some passion into passionless pre-teen. Plus triumphs and fails and recommendations. Mom and Dad are Fighting is brought to you by RXBAR Kids. RXBAR Kids is a clean label snack bar made with high-quality, real ingredients designed specifically for kids. Find at Target stores OR For 25% off your first order, visit RXBAR.com/MOMANDDAD and enter promo code MOMANDDAD at checkout. And...

Duration: 00:44:44


The Return of the Dan Edition

7/27/2017
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Carvell Wallace, Nina Aron, and Dan Kois sit down with clinical psychologist Dr. Ava Siegler to talk about her new book, What Do I Tell My Kids?: Parenting in the Age of Trump, which includes an essay by guest host Dan Kois. They discuss the origins of the project, how to talk to your kids about difficult political situations, where we stand now, and whether we should have hope for the future of politics. In Triumphs and Fails, Carvell panics over his daughter's trip to the amusement park,...

Duration: 00:44:41


Adventures in Babysitting Edition

7/20/2017
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Gabriel Roth, Carvell Wallace and Rebecca Lavoie discuss a very unusual quandary involving the inappropriate email address of their babysitter, plus babysitting in general, triumphs and fails, and recommendations.

Duration: 00:49:12


Do What You Can Edition

7/13/2017
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Gabriel Roth, Rebecca Lavoie, and Carvell Wallace discuss raising Muslim kids in America with Rabia Chaudry of the podcast Undisclosed. Plus, what to do about bad kid friends, Triumphs and Fails and recommendations.

Duration: 00:55:24


Happy Independence Day Edition

7/6/2017
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Carvel Wallace, Rebecca Lavoie, and Gabriel Roth take questions about reconciling disparate parenting styles and how to make space for an introverted kid, plus Triumphs and Fails and recommendations. Mom and Dad are Fighting is brought to you by Casper, an online retailer of premium mattresses. Get 50 dollars toward any mattress purchase by going to Casper.com/MomAndDadand using the promo code MomAndDad. And by Blue Apron. Create delicious, home-cooked meals with fresh ingredients...

Duration: 00:54:26

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