Mom and Dad Are Fighting

The “Wondering About Work” Edition

Slate’s parenting podcast debates returning to work when you’re already spread too thin.

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Episode Notes

On this episode: Elizabeth and Zak tackle a question from a listener who is stretched thin between work and her kids. She’d love to be a full-time parent but she’s worried she’ll not be as interesting if she does transition. What should she do? They also have some fun listener updates, including one who had a very unexpected and very funny confrontation about porn.

The hosts give recommendations that will help your kids have a memorable summer. But they’re not the only ones who deserve some fun. Grab your headphones because the podcast that Zak recommends will take you on an adventure.

Recommendations
Elizabeth recommends the Best Summer Ever Camp Journal
Zak recommends the article “Finding Raffi by Sheila Heti and the podcast Finding Raffi by Chris Garcia.

Resources
My First Book of Feminism (for Boys) by Julie Merberg

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Podcast produced by Rosemary Belson and Jasmine Ellis.

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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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