Mom and Dad Are Fighting

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Slate’s parenting podcast dreads Elsa’s new big song in Frozen 2.

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Episode Notes

On this week’s episode: Jamilah, Dan, and guest host Ezekiel Kweku answer listener questions from a mom whose ex-husband’s abrupt move may upend her living arrangements. And the hosts strategize how they’ll survive Elsa’s new big song in Frozen 2, with Slate’s Ruth Graham.

For Slate Plus, the hosts advise parents on how to talk to kids about big social issues, like climate change and racism. Sign up for Slate Plus here.


Jamilah recommends improving with your kids, which is fun and free.

Ezekiel recommends The Lorax movie—the 1972 version only.

Dan recommends The Authority, a new podcast in which he and Slate’s Laura Miller break down His Dark Materials.

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Podcast produced by Rosemary Belson.

About the Show

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

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