Mom and Dad Are Fighting

Mom and Dad Are Fighting: The “If You Give a Mouse a Handout” Edition

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On this week’s episode, Carvell, Gabe, and guest host Katherine Goldstein talk to Lauren Smith Brody, author of The Fifth Trimester: The Working Mom’s Guide to Style, Sanity, and Big Success After Baby. Then they take a listener’s question about whether to try another round of IVF treatment after a difficult pregnancy and childbirth. Plus: parenting triumphs and fails, recommendations, and more. And on Slate Plus this week, Lauren returns to share a social-media fail that embarrassed her 9-year-old son.



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Podcast produced by Benjamin Frisch.