Mom and Dad Are Fighting

The Silent Treatment Edition

Slate’s parenting podcast debates how to handle a father acting like a moody teen.

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Episode Notes

On this week’s episode: Elizabeth and Jamilah are joined by Emily Flake, cartoonist and author of Mama Tried and That Was Awkward. They advise a parent whose husband is ignoring their teens and giving them the silent treatment when they anger him. Then they have some tips for a mom who is desperate for some alone time.

In Slate Plus: The hosts try to predict what their kids will be up to in five years time. Sign up for Slate Plus.

Recommendations:
Emily recommends The Mitchells vs. the Machines on Netflix.
Jamilah recommends Girls5eva on Peacock.
Elizabeth recommends the Peapod Plus ids travel bed.

Join us on Facebook and email us at momanddad@slate.com to ask us new questions, tell us what you thought of today’s show, and give us ideas about what we should talk about in future episodes.

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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