Mom and Dad Are Fighting

Mealtime Meltdowns

Slate’s parenting podcast debates what to do if your partner is the family’s “picky eater.”


Episode Notes

On this episode: Zak, Jamilah, and Elizabeth advise a listener who is fed up with her partner’s picky eating. His preferences have made it nearly impossible to meal prep, which he doesn’t help with. On top of that, he’s taken to complaining about the food in front of their kid.


Jamilah: Cheetos’ Flamin’ Hot with Limón
Elizabeth: Self-Compassion Workbook for Kids
Zak: Tomorrow and Tomorrow and Tomorrow by Gabrielle Zevin

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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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