Mom and Dad Are Fighting

Please Just Pee

Slate’s parenting podcast commiserates over frustrating potty training setbacks.

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Episode Notes

On this episode: Jamilah, Zak, and Elizabeth jump back into the potty-training trenches to help a parent who is at her wit’s end. Her kid is potty trained—or so she thought—but will not stop peeing in his pants before taking himself to the toilet. They share some tips for making the toilet actually appealing to her son.

They also respond to a listener who wrote in following the How to Address Death episode and check in about their plans for the fast-approaching (or already underway) school year.

Recommendations:

Zak recommends the show, A League of Their Own on Amazon Prime.

Elizabeth recommends the books Yo MIllard Fillmore! and Yo Sacramento!

Jamiliah recommends Loot on Apple TV.

Join us on Facebook and email us at momanddad@slate.com to ask us new questions, tell us what you thought of today’s show, and give us ideas about what we should talk about in future episodes.

Podcast produced by Kristie Taiwo-Makanjuola and Rosemary Belson.

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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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