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On this week’s episode: The panel is back to discuss child care burnout, traveling away from your kids, and watching movies with Grandma. After Triumphs and Fails, they’re joined by The Sporkful podcast’s Dan Pashman to talk about the science—and the shame—of picky eating: How bad should we feel when our kids subsist on chicken fingers and fries? Then they answer a question from a listener whose daughter struggles with homework assignments that require creativity. On Slate Plus, Ben Mathis-Lilley joins us to share his frustration around getting his toddler son dressed.
• Rebecca recommends the YouTube series Honest Trailers.
• Gabe recommends Lego-style adaptations of popular cartoon franchises, such as Jake’s Buccaneer Blast.
• Carvell recommends The Day the Babies Crawled Away by Peggy Rathmann
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