Mom and Dad Are Fighting

Wrangling Preschool Tornadoes

Slate’s parenting podcast on how to make and enforce household rules.


Episode Notes

On this episode: Elizabeth, Jamilah, and Zak help a mom who feels like her house is in chaos. She wants to know what rules and expectations she can have of her kids now they’re approaching preschool. Can they help out with chores? Should they be expected to not fight at the dinner table? What, if any, punishments are acceptable?

They talk about Julie Beck’s article, Why Did We All Have the Same Childhood? on Slate Plus.

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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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