Mom and Dad Are Fighting

Mom and Dad Are Fighting: The “Accidental Drunkenness” Edition

Slate’s parenting podcast on what to do when teasing goes too far.

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On this week’s episode, Rebecca, Carvell, and Gabe answer a question from a listener whose in-laws won’t stop making fun of her 5-year-old daughter, and another from a mom whose toddler is getting a little too handsy. Plus: parenting triumphs and fails, recommendations, and more. And on Slate Plus this week: Slate director of technology Greg Lavallee shares a blood-drenched parenting fail.


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Podcast produced by Benjamin Frisch.