Mom and Dad Are Fighting

DIY Sex Talk Edition

Slate’s parenting podcast debates if discussing sex with your child is a violation of their privacy.


Episode Notes

On this week’s episode: Jamilah, Elizabeth, and Dan answer a question from a family where one parent feels that giving the sex talk to a tween violates the child’s privacy. Then they’ll debate what to do about a husband who regresses into a surly teenager when his parents are around.

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Elizabeth recommends the 1000 Hours Outside printable. There is also a daily tracker available.

Dan recommends World of Snacks.

Jamilah recommends Healthy Roots Dolls.

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Podcast produced by Rosemary Belson.


About the Show

Jamilah Lemieux, Elizabeth Newcamp, and Zak Rosen share triumphs and fails and offer advice on parenting kids from toddler to teens.

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