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New York, NY

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Description:

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

Twitter:

@Slate

Language:

English

Contact:

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


Episodes

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 by...

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


Aggressive Little Hugger Edition

6/29/2017
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Gabriel Roth, Rebecca Lavoie, and Carvell Wallace discuss feedback from last week's question on having a second child, talking to kids about a dying caregiver, and what to do with an aggressive hugger, plus Triumphs and Fails and their recommendations. Mom and Dad Are Fighting is brought to you by BarkBox. For a FREE EXTRA PREMIUM TOY added to your BarkBox every month, visit barkbox.com/momanddad when you subscribe to a 6 or 12-month plan, then select “Yes, Please!” when asked “Have a...

Duration: 00:44:01


Welcome to the Gun Show Edition

6/22/2017
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Rebecca Lavoie, Carvell Wallace, and Gabriel Roth discuss what to do about a child's growing interest in guns, having two children versus one, plus their Triumphs and Fails, and recommendations. Mom and Dad Are Fighting is brought to you by Bombas. For every pair of socks you buy from Bombas, they donate a pair to someone in need. To get your pair—or more—visit Bombas.com/MOMANDDAD, and you’ll get an additional twenty percent off your first purchase. And by Cuyana. Cuyana designs...

Duration: 00:44:38


Teenage Invasion Edition

6/15/2017
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Rebecca Lavoie and Carvell Wallace are joined by actual teenager and Carvell's son, Ezra Wallace. They discuss what life is like for a biracial teen, plus triumphs and fails, recommendations and an Ezra lightning round.

Duration: 00:37:20


Empathy Redux Edition

6/8/2017
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Rebecca Lavoie, Gabriel Roth, and Carvell Wallace return to a poorly-answered listener question about empathy with UCLA post-doctoral researcher Nicole McDonald. Plus recommendations, divorcing uncles, and Triumphs and Fails. 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 Passports dot com slash MOMANDDAD, where listeners can...

Duration: 00:41:14


Bureaucratic Nightmare Edition

6/1/2017
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Rebecca Lavoie, Carvell Wallace, and Gabriel Roth are joined by Andee Brown to talk about her son's struggle with mental health. Plus, Triumphs and Fails, recommendations, and a listener question about whether to have another child under difficult circumstances.

Duration: 00:44:50


Here’s Steve Instead of Carvell Edition

5/25/2017
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Carvell is sick, so Steve Lickteig joins Gabriel Roth, and Rebecca Lavoie to discuss how to teach empathy in young kids and sibling dynamics, plus triumphs and 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 Passports dot com slash MOMANDDAD, where listeners can save 40% off their first month with coupon...

Duration: 00:43:02


Porn, Actually Edition

5/18/2017
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Rebecca Lavoie, Carvell Wallace, and Gabriel Roth discuss dealing with media you find problematic and whether it's worth trying to filter it for your kids, the n-word, broken nanny dates, and more, in Triumphs and Fails and Recommendations. Mom and Dad Are Fighting is brought to you by BarkBox. For a FREE EXTRA PREMIUM TOY added to your BarkBox every month, visit barkbox.com/momanddad when you subscribe to a 6 or 12-month plan, then select “Yes, Please!” when asked “Have a playful pup?”

Duration: 00:44:57


Dude Where's My Car Edition

5/11/2017
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Rebecca Lavoie, Gabriel Roth, and Carvell Wallace discuss the youtube abuse controversy surrounding DaddyOFive, together time after a divorce, lost cars in triumphs and 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 Passports dot com slash MOMANDDAD, where listeners can save 40% off their first month...

Duration: 00:43:31


Touchhole Edition

5/4/2017
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In our first weekly episode Rebecca Lavoie, Carvell Wallace, and Gabriel Roth discuss getting back to work after a long absence, post-vacation troubles, and disappearing nannies. Plus, hamster trouble in Triumphs and Fails, and recommendations.

Duration: 00:40:12


Bible Movies Edition

4/27/2017
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Gabriel Roth and Carvell Wallace answer listener calls concerning unwanted bible movies and when parents should explain sibling-relationship boundaries to their kids. Also, a difficult fail regarding rising housing prices in the Bay Area and a trip update from Dan Kois in Slate Plus. Have a question you'd like us to answer? Leave us a message at 424-255-7833. Today’s episode of MADAF is brought to you by Little Passports. Check out Science Expeditions, the new educational subscription,...

Duration: 00:43:27


Deathbed Sandwich Generation Edition

4/13/2017
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Gabriel Roth, Rebecca Lavoie, and Carvell Wallace discuss coping with a dying parent as a parent, plus charades, laid-back husbands, and listening to your kids in our weekly triumphs and fails and recommendations. 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 when you go to BlueApron.com/MomAndDad And by ZipRecruiter. Post your job listing to all the top...

Duration: 00:50:51


Sperm In Top Hats Edition

3/30/2017
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Gabriel Roth is joined this week by writer Carvell Wallace and Rebecca Lavoie, host of Crime Writers On..., to discuss those parenting hacks you just can't live without. They also answer a call from a listener struggling to decide if medication is right for her child. Also, the conclusion to last episode's daycare dilemma, on Slate Plus. Have a question you'd like us to answer? Leave us a message at 424-255-7833. Today’s episode of Mom and Dad Are Fighting is brought to you by Little...

Duration: 01:01:28


Designer Genes Edition

3/16/2017
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Gabriel Roth is joined this week by writer Carvell Wallace to discuss tips on how to parent tweens into thoughtful adolescents. Then they chat with Bonnie Rochman, author of The Gene Machine, to discuss the emerging science of birth-related gene selection. Also, a listener call about getting kids out the door in the morning and a Slate Plus daycare dilemma. Have a question you'd like us to answer? Leave us a message at 424-255-7833. Mom and Dad Are Fighting is brought to you by Blue...

Duration: 00:59:58

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