Mom and Dad Are Fighting

Hygiene Isn’t Negotiable

Slate’s parenting podcast debate the bar for revising a custody agreement.


Episode Notes

On this episode: Zak and Jamilah are joined by Autumn Brown. Autumn is a mother, organizer, theologian, artist, facilitator, and co-host of the podcast, How to Survive the End of the World

They weigh in on a custody conundrum. Our letter writer is furious that her ex-wife is slacking on bathing their children when they’re in her care. It’s come to a head because they’ve been showing up to summer camp grimy from the previous day’s activities and in the same dirty clothes. Our letter writer wants to know if she should change her custody agreement over the lack of hygiene.

On Slate Plus, they brainstorm ideas for breaking the heat without breaking the bank.

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Podcast produced by Rosemary Belson and Kristie Taiwo-Makanjuola.


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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