Mom and Dad Are Fighting

Live From Our Living Rooms Edition

Slate’s parenting podcast answers live questions about wifi priorities, changing squirmy babies, and princessy clothing.

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Episode Notes

On this week’s episode: Dan, Jamilah, and Elizabeth taped a live version of the show. If you want to watch the recording of the livestream, you can catch it on Slate’s Facebook and YouTube channel. It was super fun! They answered audience questions live and even had a super special guest, Shasha Léonard, to read the questions. And, as always, they shared triumphs and fails as well as recommendations.

In Slate Plus: They talked with Slate’s Greg Lavallee about his wonderful piece: Why I’m Teaching My Kids That Computers Are Dumb Machines. Sign up for Slate Plus.


Elizabeth recommends the Aerobie Flying Disk.

Jamilah recommends The Meaning of Mariah Carey by Mariah Carey and Michaela Angela Davis.

Dan recommends supporting student journalism and the film What the Constitution Means to Me

Additional Recommendations:

The Kids Are Asleep, the hilarious Slate Live show. Catch it via Slate’s Facebook or YouTube on Thursdays at 10:00 p.m. ET / 7:00 p.m. PT.

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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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