Mom and Dad Are Fighting

Mom and Dad Are Fighting: “Make Your Own Dang Breakfast!” Edition

Slate’s parenting podcast on morning routines and parenting while depressed.

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On this week’s episode, Rebecca Lavoie and Carvell Wallace are joined by Dan Kois to answer a tough question from a mom with severe anxiety and depression. Plus: morning routines, parenting triumphs and fails, recommendations, and more. And on Slate Plus this week: Does being a parent make you a more efficient worker?


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Podcast production by Benjamin Frisch.