Mom and Dad Are Fighting

The “All Things Green” Edition

Slate’s parenting podcast on vegan shenanigans and marijuana moms.


Episode Notes

On this week’s episode: Jamilah, Elizabeth, and Aymann hotly debate a question about a kid who is vegan but decides to eat meat at their friend’s house. Is 13 mature enough to make their own dietary decisions or should the kid’s parents be told? Then, Jamilah talks with Lauren Linder, mom and attorney for a cannabis company, about how they incorporate cannabis into their parenting. In Slate Plus: Aymann talks about the effect of toxic masculinity on paternity leave. If you want to hear more from Aymann on masculinity, check out his podcast Man Up


Elizabeth recommends Simple Modern insulated cups with straws. 

Aymann recommends starting a garden.

Jamilah recommends the Instant Pot Duo.

Additional Links: 

Check out Elizabeth’s great tips for finding (and keeping friends) on Slate’s How To! podcast: How To Make Friends as an Adult.

It’s Just a Plant: A Children’s Story about Marijuana by Ricardo Cortés.

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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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