Mom and Dad Are Fighting

Grandma Has a Favorite Edition

Slate’s parenting podcast debates if it’s wrong to enjoy the spoils of grandparent babysitting when other grandkids are left out.

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Episode Notes

On this week’s episode: Dan, Jamilah, and Elizabeth answer a question from a parent wondering if it’s okay to benefit from the grandparent babysitting service when the other grandkids are left out. They also answer a question from a soon-to-be step-aunt who wants to make a good first impression on the pre-teen.

It’s fireworks season and the hosts swap funny amature fireworks stories in this week’s Slate Plus segment. Sign up for Slate Plus.


Dan recommends The Sunday Read: ‘Facing the Wind’ by Carvell Wallace.

Elizabeth recommends constructing outdoor toy car ramps using deck railing.

Jamilah recommends The DB Method, if you are looking to maximize your gluteus maximus.

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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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