Mom and Dad Are Fighting

Mom and Dad Are Fighting: Violating the Uber Pool Code Edition

Slate’s parenting podcast on what to tell your kids when you’re getting a divorce but staying in the same home.

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On this week’s episode: Gabe, Carvell, and Rebecca answer a question from a listener who wants to know how to explain to the kids that their parents are splitting up—but no one’s moving out. We share triumphs and fails, and offer up some recommendations. And on Slate Plus, Gabe finally explains where his British accent went.


Gabe recommends Ponyo.

Rebecca recommends asking your doctor if you should get a thyroid screening.

Carvell recommends this recipe for breakfast stuffed peppers with cheese, bacon, and spinach.

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Podcast produced by Jess Jupiter.