Mom and Dad Are Fighting

Thankful In Spite of Everything Edition

Slate’s parenting podcast on the little things that have made this year survivable.

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Episode Notes

On this week’s episode: Dan, Jamilah, and Elizabeth gather around the virtual Thanksgiving table to share the major and minor things that got them through this wild year. They also answer a listener question from a mom nervous about changes to her kids’ education as they move across the country.

In Slate Plus: Dan, Jamilah, and Elizabeth duke it out over the best and worst Thanksgiving foods. Sign up for Slate Plus.

Recommendations:

Elizabeth recommends using Native-Land.ca to learn about Indigenous lands. If you’d like to learn about land you are on, you can also text your city and state *City, state” 1-907-312-5085 or to LandAcknowledgement on Facebook Messenger. Elizabeth also recommends following sitbymyfire on Instagram. She has a wonderful list of picture books for Native American Heritage Month.

Jamilah recommends peanut butter cups from Emerald Sky Edibles, if you are in a location where cannabis is legal.

Dan recommends watching Slings & Arrows.

A cute (not at all disastrous) Newcamp holiday photoshoot:

Oliver, Henry, and Teddy sitting on the beach posing with a little Santa and 'Merry Christmas' holiday sign.
Elizabeth Newcamp

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

Podcast produced by Rosemary Belson.

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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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