Mom and Dad Are Fighting

Bittersweet Edition

Slate’s parenting podcast helps an auntie decide if her instincts are right about a traumatic experience.

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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 Faith answer listener questions from an aunt struggling to confront her niece’s traumatic experience and a nonparent who wants to be more useful to her friends with kids. As usual, we share our triumphs and fails, and offer up some recommendations. For Slate Plus, Jamilah and Faith chat about back-to-school time.

Recommendations:

Faith recommends joining a fancy gym.

Jamilah recommends co-working spaces.

Rebecca recommends having your kids use Venmo.

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Podcast produced by Jess Jupiter.