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Mom and Dad Are Fighting | Slate's pa...

Jamilah Lemieux and Dan Kois share triumphs and fails and offer advice on parenting kids from toddler to teens.

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Adult Trick or Treat Edition
In this episode of Slate's parenting podcast, Allison Benedikt and Dan Kois talk with Meredith Fein Lichtenberg about parenting with cancer, and then discuss the most important holiday of the year, Halloween.   Mom and Dad are Fighting is...
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Two Truths and a Lie Edition
In this episode of Slate's parenting podcast, Allison Benedikt and Dan Kois discuss why it is important to let your kids fail and foster parenting. Mom and Dad are Fighting is sponsored by Frank Einstein and the BrainTurbo—the third...
47 min
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Hikes for Whiners Edition
In this episode of Slate's parenting podcast, Allison Benedikt and Dan Kois discuss how to get your kids to enjoy nature and the cost of summer for poor families.   Mom and Dad are Fighting is sponsored by Frank Einstein and the...
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Back to School Edition
In this episode of Slate's parenting podcast, Allison Benedikt and Dan Kois discuss parental math anxiety and back-to-school from the teacher's perspective.
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Lower Your Expectations Edition
In this episode of Slate's parenting podcast, Allison Benedikt and Jessica Winter the state of college tuition with Slate's Jordan Weissmann and the insane world of the Radar family parenting vlog with Slate's Amanda Hess.
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After "Sex After Baby" Edition
In this episode of Slate's parenting podcast, Dan Kois and Allison Benedikt sort through listener responses to a segment about sex after pregnancy. And, a trip down the rabbit-hole of organic food for kids. Plus triumphs and fails with a vinyl...
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Sex After Baby Edition
Listen to Slate's parenting podcast where Allison Benedict and Jessica Winter talk about bed wetting and sex after having a baby.   Mom and Dad Are Fighting Is Sponsored by Little Passports. Keep your kids busy this summer with Little...
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Dad And Dad Are Fighting Edition
Listen to Slate's parenting podcast where Dan Kois and Dan Check discuss how to deal with judgmental parents and gay parenting with Andrew Solomon. Mom and Dad Are Fighting is sponsored by Little Passports. Keep your kids busy this summer with Little...
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Live from Durham Edition
Listen to Slate's parenting podcast live from Durham, North Carolina. Allison and Dan are joined by Superchunk frontman and Merge co-owner Mac McCaughan to life as a touring dad, the worst children's songs, and play a song from his latest album. Mom...
51 min
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Your Kids Are Not Getting a Scholarship Edition
Listen to Slate's parenting podcast where we discuss the endless Hell of travel sports for kids and parenting lifestyles of Upper East Side mothers with author Wednesday Martin. Mom And Dad Are Fighting is sponsored by Bluum, helping new families...
45 min
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Attacking Molly Weasley Edition
Listen to Slate's parenting podcast where we one New York's school controverserial program to teach children about race and the decision to become a single mom at 41 with Rachel Sklar.   Mom and Dad Are Fighting is sponsored by Bluum, helping...
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Xenomorph Mom Edition
Listen to Slate's parenting podcast where we discuss talking to children about death and our favorite moms from TV and film. Mom and Dad Are Fighting is sponsored by Macmillian, a publisher of children's books, including Tractor Mac. A favorite of...
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Barrenness Edition
Listen to Slate's parenting podcast where we discuss child support and being child free. Mom And Dad Are Fighting is sponsored by Stone Reset by Gemvara. Get 15% off the stone reset of your choice at Stonereset.com/momanddad. And by Macmillan, a...
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Quantity Time Edition
Listen to Slate's parenting podcast where we discuss spending more time with your teens and what it's like to confront your childhood bully.
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Tampon Falling Out of Your Ear Edition
Listen to Slate's parenting podcast where we discuss attending sex ed with your teen and how to deal with guns in people's homes.
45 min
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"Is My Kid a Narcissist?" Edition
Listen to Slate's parenting podcast where we discuss whether we are unintentionally raising narcissistic children and edler care with Bettyville author George Hodgman.
39 min
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Call Your Mom Edition
Listen to Slate's parenting podcast where we discuss raising charitable kids with Ron Lieber and then give our moms a call.
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Vaccinate Your Kids Edition
Listen to Slate's parenting podcast where we discuss how to deal with parents who do not vaccinate their children and snowday activities.
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If I Only Had a Girl Edition
Listen to Slate's parenting podcast where we discuss free range parenting and how children watch movies. Link to our podcast survey: www.slate.com/survey
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I Quit Edition
Listen to Slate's parenting podcast where we discuss when to allow your child to quit an activity and parenting with chronic pain.
38 min
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Better Luck This Year Edition
Listen to Slate's parenting podcast where we discuss parents' New Year's resolutions and take questions from non-parents.
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The Truth About Santa Edition
Listen to Slate's parenting podcast where we discuss Santa and toys that require a bit of building.
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Where Can a Parent Score Some Weed? Edition
Listen to Slate's parenting podcast where we discuss baby names and weed-smoking parents.
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Disdaingate Edition
Listen to Slate's parenting podcast where we discuss stay-at-home parenting and unpack Dan Kois' complicated feelings about it.
38 min
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"You Put That Ninja Sword Where?" Edition
Listen to Slate's parenting podcast on children's sexual explorations and parenting kids' phone usage.
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The Your Own Personal Fantasyland Edition
Listen to Slate's parenting podcast on the dos and don'ts of allowance and the magical wonder that is Disney.
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"Mom Jeans, Dad Jokes" Edition
Listen to Slate's parenting podcast on teen sexual health and pop-cultural mockery of parents.
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"Should I Even Be a Parent?" Edition
Listen to Slate’s parenting podcast on whether you should allow your kids to play football and the decision to become a parent.
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"The Porn Talk" Edition
Listen to Slate’s parenting podcast on talking to your children about porn and whether the tradition of the family meal is overrated.
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"It Costs How Much?" Edition
Slate's Allison Benedikt speaks with Stacia Brown and Dwayne Betts about how black parents talk to their children about racism and the police. Allison is then joined by Slate's Jessica Winter to discuss the Department of Agriculture's eye-popping...
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Mom And Dad Are Fighting: The Indigo Child Edition
Slate's Allison Benedikt and Dan Kois discuss changing standards of childhood independence and talk to Slate TV Critic Willa Paskin about Bravo's new show "Extreme Guide to Parenting".
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Mom And Dad Are Fighting: The Slate Staff Call-...
Slate's Dan Kois answers listeners' parenting questions with Hanna Rosin, Katy Waldman, Jordan Weissmann, Amanda Hess, Julia Turner and Troy Patterson.
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Mom And Dad Are Fighting: The Ethan Hawke in a ...
Listen to Slate’s parenting podcast on Boyhood, with special guest dad Richard Linklater, and pre-pregnancy contracts.
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Mom And Dad Are Fighting: The Magic Beer Fridge...
Slate's Dan Kois and guest host Emily Yoffe (Slate's Dear Prudence columnist) discuss preparing your kids for peer pressure, talking with girls about their first period, and more.
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Mom and Dad Are Fighting: The Pre-School Pomp a...
Listen to Slate’s parenting podcast on maternal mental illness and Kindergarten Graduations.
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Mom and Dad Are Fighting: The Trash Can Footbal...
Listen to Slate’s parenting podcast on teacher gifts and Father’s Day.
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Mom And Dad Are Fighting: The Two Kids in a Hot...
Listen to Slate’s parenting podcast on college dropout intervention and the ethics of intervening in other people’s parenting.
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Mom And Dad Are Fighting: The Open Hearts by Ja...
Listen to Slate's parenting podcast on campus sexual assault, talking to kids about different kinds of families, and Mother's Day.
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Mom And Dad Are Fighting: The What's in That Sc...
Listen to Slate's parenting podcast on school lunches and the stigma of having, and being, an only child.
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Mom And Dad Are Fighting: The Grand Canyon Heat...
Slate's Allison Benedikt and Dan Kois discuss paternity leave with the New York Times' Michael Roston, and talk about the pros and cons of adventurous parenting with Slate's Amanda Hess.
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Mom And Dad Are Fighting: Live And Let Lice Edi...
Slate's Allison Benedikt and Dan Kois discuss why you should not help your kids with their homework with journalist Dana Goldstein, and whether or not head lice are really that big of a deal.
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Mom And Dad Are Fighting: Don't Be So Bossy Edi...
Slate's Allison Benedikt and Dan Kois talk about new changes with the SAT with author Todd Balf, and discuss Sheryl Sandberg's "Ban Bossy" campaign.
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Mom And Dad Are Fighting: The City vs. Suburbs ...
Listen to Slate's parenting podcast about losing the Asperger's diagnosis, and the great debate: Where is it better to raise kids, in the city or the suburbs?
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Mom And Dad Are Fighting: Everything Is Awesome...
Slate's Dan Kois and Allison Benedikt talk to the creators of American Promise, a documentary that follows two black boys from kindergarten through high school graduation, and discuss the Lego Movie.
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Mom And Dad Are Fighting: I Am The Standard Edi...
Slate's Dan Kois and Allison Benedikt discuss gap years before college and are joined by author Jennifer Senior to discuss "All Joy and No Fun", her new book about modern parenting.
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Mom And Dad Are Fighting: The Be Present Edition
Slate's Dan Kois and Allison Benedikt discuss the pros and cons of summer camp and are joined by blogger Carla Naumburg to talk about mindful parenting.
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Mom And Dad Are Fighting: The Holiday Swirl Edi...
Slate's Dan Kois and Allison Benedikt discuss parental "hate reads", and are joined by author Susan Katz Miller to talk about holidays in interfaith families.
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Mom and Dad Are Fighting Ep. 1: Don't Test My Kids
Slate editors Allison Benedikt and Dan Kois discuss the small but growing number of parents who opt their children out of standardized tests, and the new Disney movie Frozen.
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