Mom and Dad Are Fighting

Putting Nighttime Worries to Bed

Slate’s parenting podcast debates how to help a kid quiet their racing thoughts.


Episode Notes

On this episode: Jamilah, Zak, and Elizabeth help a little girl who has been having racing thoughts at bedtime. She’s gone through a lot of change recently and her step-mom is trying to help her process her anxieties, which tend to present themselves as she’s trying to fall asleep.

Resources mentioned:
Circle Round 
Peace Out
Little Stories for Tiny People
A Kids Book about Anxiety
Big Life Journal
Help Your Dragon Deal With Anxiety
Llamaste and Friends

Then on Slate Plus: they discuss the recent discourse around Marie Kondo “kind of giving up” on tidying now that she has three children.

Also, catch Jamilah on Slate’s ICYMI: Has the Internet Made Parenting Easier?

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Podcast produced by Rosemary Belson and Maura Currie.


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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