Mom and Dad Are Fighting

Creating Your Perfect Family

Slate’s parenting podcast on ignoring expectations and loving the family you have.


Episode Notes

On this episode: Jamilah Lemieux, Zak Rosen and guest host Maribel Quezada Smith advise a couple who have one kid. They thought they were a ‘one and done’ family but they’re feeling the pressure of the biological clock and now don’t know if they should have a second before it’s no longer an option. We also have listeners weigh in on how they approach family composition.


Zak: Embrace mismatching socks!
Maribel: Laundry bags.
Jamilah: Are You There God? It’s Me, Margaret.—the movie.

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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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