Mom and Dad Are Fighting

You Drive, You Pay Edition

Slate’s parenting podcast debates how much money a teenage driver should be contributing in order to use the car.

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Episode Notes

On this week’s episode: Dan, Jamilah, and Elizabeth argue about if teenage drivers should chip in for the privilege of driving, especially when the teen in question is not making a ton of money. Then they jump into a couple’s argument over swearing in front of the kids.

In Slate Plus: It’s the classic debate. Oatmeal raisin v. chocolate chip cookies. Sign up for Slate Plus.

Recommendations:

Elizabeth recommends Prodigies online music lessons.

Jamilah recommends Sabai Design.

Dan recommends If I Ran the Circus by Dr. Seuss.

More Jamilah!: 
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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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