Mom and Dad Are Fighting

The “Estranged Grandparent” Edition

Slate’s parenting podcast on guilt, preschool drop-off, and parenting philosophies.


Episode Notes

On this week’s episode: Zak, Jamilah, and Elizabeth answer a tricky question from a parent who doesn’t have a relationship with her father for a good reason. But now that his health is failing, she’s wondering if she should introduce him to her daughter. Then, they tackle how to make school drop-off smoother. On Slate Plus, they discuss Jessica Grose’s piece, I’ll Say It Again: There’s More Than One Way to Raise Kids Who Thrive, and dish on what philosophies they use in their own parenting.

Elizabeth recommends Making a Great Exhibition by Doro Globus
Jamilah recommends filling out your manufacturer’s warranty.
Zak recommends Life on Earth by Hurray for the Riff Raff.
Bonus recommendation: Pregnant Pause.

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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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