Mom and Dad Are Fighting

How to Make Your House Work for You

Slate’s parenting podcast on how to better divide domestic chores.


Episode Notes

On this episode: Elizabeth and Jamilah are joined by KC Davis. KC is author of the book How To Keep House While Drowning, host of the podcast Struggle Care, and is well known for her TikTok content. KC shares how to divorce yourself from any shame and pressure you feel about the state of your house. She breaks down the differences between tidy, organized, and clean. Finally, she explains how to make chores not just equal but equitable.


Jamilah recommends The Woman King
KC recommends Maintenance Phase
Elizabeth recommends Science Comics
Bonus recommendation: “You Don’t Have to Fold Your Laundry,” by Rebecca Onion.

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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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