Mom and Dad Are Fighting

Please Stop Shrieking!

Slate’s parenting podcast on how to help your kid process big emotions.

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Episode Notes

On this episode, the hosts give advice to a mom whose daughter is having a hard time processing big emotions, which has been leading to frequent meltdowns. They’ve tried pretty much everything she can think of but the shrieking still persists. She’s worried about her daughter being in these prolonged states and, furthermore, they’re concerned that if the screaming continues, a neighbor will call the authorities. It’s a really tricky situation and Jamilah, Zak, and Elizabeth have some suggestions.

Then on Slate Plus, they discuss setting boundaries with grandparents.

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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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