Mom and Dad Are Fighting

Sunday Night Blues Edition

Slate’s parenting podcast on looking forward to a new week of school.


Episode Notes

On this week’s episode: Jamilah and Elizabeth are joined by Zenovia Stephens, founder and CEO of Black Kids Adventures. They strategize ways a mom can help her tween power through her Sunday night blues. Then they debate if large age gaps between kids really leads to emotional distance and weak bonds between siblings.

In Slate Plus: Zenovia talks about the importance of getting yourself and your kids outside. Sign up for Slate Plus.


Elizabeth recommends a wireless pocket microscope for outdoor adventures.

Zenovia recommends Vanicream Moisturizing Cream.

Jamilah recommends cooking with flavored butters, specifically truffle butter.

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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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