Mom and Dad Are Fighting

Good Riddance 2020 Edition

Slate’s parenting podcast revisits some of this year’s best Slate Plus segments.

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Episode Notes

On this week’s episode: our favorite Plus segments of 2020. We’ve got some funny stories about odes to neighborhood raccoons and barfing kids. We’ve got therapeutic screams into the void. We also have important segments on colorism, racism, and equity and how the pandemic is affecting the adoption system.

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In Slate Plus: We have a bonus behind-the-scenes clip of Jamilah trying to determine how devastated Dan will be about Eddie Van Halen passing.

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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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