Mom and Dad Are Fighting

The “This Bedtime Is Bananas” Edition

Slate’s parenting podcast debates handling toddler bedtime drama.

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Episode Notes

On this episode: Zak and Elizabeth debate what to do about a bedtime battle. Our listener’s toddler is generally a great sleeper, but now her bedtime routine isn’t working anymore. If a kid is going to sleep early, does it mean they’ll be early to rise? How early is too early to put your toddler to bed?

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Podcast produced by Rosemary Belson and Jasmine Ellis.

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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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