Mom and Dad Are Fighting

Talk to the Teacher

What’s the best way to form a working relationship with your kid’s teacher?

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Episode Notes

This episode is brought to you by Target. See how easy it is to get ready for school this year, with Target.

On this week’s bonus episode: Elizabeth and Jamilah are joined by Ask a Teacher columnists Amy Scott and Brandon Hersey to discuss how parents should approach their kid’s teacher to make sure they form a good, working relationship. What’s the best way to communicate important information without overwhelming or overstepping? Now that some schools are opting for virtual learning, how can parents replicate the brief, but important, conversations that happen at pick up or in the halls?

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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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  • Jamilah Lemieux is a writer, cultural critic, and communications strategist based in Brooklyn, New York.

  • Elizabeth Newcamp is a co-host of Mom and Dad Are Fighting. She's a traveling mother of three boys who chronicles her misadventures at Dutch, Dutch, Goose.