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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

Vintage Suitcase Edition

2/15/2018
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Gabriel Roth, Rebecca Lavoie, and Carvell Wallace discuss a parable of vintage suitcases, valentines in the yellow room, false accusations of serious crimes, lazy dads, and much more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:00:34

Secret Twins Edition

2/8/2018
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Rebecca Lavoie, Carvell Wallace, and Gabriel Roth discuss how and whether to reveal a stuffed animal related conspiracy, whether sexual abuse at camp should worry parents, teaching boys to wash their clothes, the sexism of dress codes and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:48:53

Binky Barter Edition

2/1/2018
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Rebecca Lavoie, Carvell Wallace and Katherine Goldstein discuss a mostly successful binky-for-trains program, answer questions about a difficult divorce, and reading, plus more "Triumphs and Fails" and recommendations. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:53:50

The Fifteen Candles Edition

1/25/2018
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Gabriel Roth, Rebecca Lavoie, and Carvell Wallace discuss a question from a listener about racism in the classroom, and another question about children counting calories. Plus "Triumphs and Fails" and recommendations. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:45:42

Too Cool For School Edition

1/18/2018
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Carvell Wallace, Rebecca Lavoie, and Gabriel Roth interview Ann Hulbert, author of Off the Charts: The Hidden Lives and Lessons of American Child Prodigies, and take a question from a listener with daddy problems. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:48:23

Look Who's Back Edition

1/11/2018
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Carvell Wallace and Gabriel Roth are joined by Allison Benedikt to discuss Ruth Graham's article “My Life Is a Waking Nightmare” about the world of online parenting advice, answer a question about a grandparent who doesn't visit often enough, plus "Triumphs and Fails" and recommendations. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:55:38

Becoming Aunt Gertie Edition

1/4/2018
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Gabriel Roth, Rebecca Lavoie, and Carvell Wallace discuss a question from a listener about whether to let an abusive step parent into the life of her children, and another question about when and how often to let children win at games. Plus "Triumphs and Fails" and recommendations. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:44:54

Potty Camp Edition

12/28/2017
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Gabriel Roth, Rebecca Lavoie, and Carvell Wallace discuss how many performances of Bye Bye Birdie is too many, what's normal around divorced families holidays, and how to potty train without ruining your child. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:47:22

Spurious Holiday Grinch Edition

12/21/2017
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Gabriel Roth, Rebecca Lavoie, and Carvell Wallace gather round the podcasting hearth for a holiday edition of Mom and Dad Are Fighting, with holiday-related listener questions and recommendations, plus "Triumphs and Fails" and more. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:43:19

Your Child is Made of Meat Edition

12/14/2017
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Gabriel Roth, Rebecca Lavoie, and Carvell Wallace discuss Periscope's problem with online predators with Slate's April Glaser, Rebecca's big news, Carvell's creeping fail, and Gabe's three kiss accident in "Triumphs and Fails" and "Recommendations". Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:55:18

"What's Elf on the Shelf?" Edition

12/7/2017
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Rebecca Lavoie and Katherine Goldstein explain Elf on the Shelf to Carvell Wallace, dealing with estranged parents and how to introduce them to your kids, whether following the rules too much is bad for kids, and the joy and sorrow of holiday traditions. Plus Triumphs and Fails and recommendations. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:53:38

Grandpa Rules Edition

11/30/2017
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Rebecca Lavoie, Carvell Wallace, and Gabriel Roth discuss their annoyingly triumphant week, how to raise your kids outside of the influence of toxic masculinity, and what to do about a doting grandpa. Plus more in Triumphs and Fails and Recommendations. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:51:22

Who's Your Mommy Edition

11/23/2017
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Rebecca Lavoie, Carvell Wallace, and Gabriel Roth discuss the effect of leather jackets on teen boys, why Sartre is so annoying for parents, questions about when it's OK for a kid to call a step-parent "mom" and if giving kids freedom also enables their tantrums. Plus, triumphs and fails and recommendations. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:00:49:10

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

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