Mom and Dad Are Fighting

Mom and Dad Are Fighting: Wrap It Up Edition

Slate’s parenting podcast helps a mom who is freaking about her teen asking for condoms.

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About the Show

Jamilah Lemieux and Dan Kois share triumphs and fails and offer advice on parenting kids from toddler to teens.

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Episode Notes

On this week’s episode, Jamilah and Dan answer listener questions from a mom who is feeling anxious about her teenager wanting to buy condoms and a co-parenting dad who has some concerns. As usual, we share our triumphs and fails and offer up some recommendations. For Slate Plus, Dan reads his essay “On Whining,” from his book How to Be a Family. Sign up for Slate Plus here.


Dan recommends the carnivore compromise, the Impossible Burger.

Jamilah recommends the children’s book, C Is for Consent.

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Podcast produced by Jess Jupiter.