Mom and Dad Are Fighting

Back to Work and Back to School Edition

Slate’s parenting podcast helps a mom who is freaking out (just a little) about going back to work.

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About the Show

Rebecca Lavoie, 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, Rebecca, Jamilah, and Dan answer listener questions from a mom who is worried she won’t be able to do it all and a mom who wants to keep her parents from putting her kid into a gender box. As usual, we share our triumphs and fails and offer up some recommendations. For Slate Plus, the hosts share their favorite parenting books. Sign up for Slate Plus here.

Recommendations:

Dan recommends the amazing obituary of Joe Heller, age 82, of Centerbrook, Connecticut.

Jamilah recommends the super-fun app Heads Up.

Rebecca recommends making some puff pastry desserts.

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Podcast produced by Jess Jupiter.