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

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You Drive, You Pay Edition
Slate’s parenting podcast debates how much money a teenage driver should be contributing in order to use the car.
51 min
2
Temperamental Teen Edition
Slate’s parenting podcast debates what to do when your teen takes every critique personally.
57 min
3
Sunday Night Blues Edition
Slate’s parenting podcast on looking forward to a new week of school.
42 min
4
Backseat Combat Edition
Slate’s parenting podcast on how to get your kids to stop fighting in the car.
41 min
5
Concussion Chaos Edition
Slate’s parenting podcast debates how to kindly tell your toddler that their noise hurts.
44 min
6
College Sticker Shock Edition
Slate’s parenting podcast on the opaque price of college and navigating this massive financial decision.
54 min
7
Dino Dilemma Edition
Slate’s parenting podcast on discussing dinosaurs when parents disagree about evolution.
55 min
8
No Ma'am Edition
Slate’s parenting podcast debates if we should retire gendered titles of respect.
45 min
9
DIY Sex Talk Edition
Slate’s parenting podcast debates if discussing sex with your child is a violation of their privacy.
45 min
10
Good Riddance 2020 Edition
Slate’s parenting podcast revisits some of this year’s best Slate Plus segments.
62 min
11
Holiday Hullabaloo Edition
Slate’s parenting podcast gathers the entire family around the microphone to share the hosts’ parenting fails and answer listener questions.
38 min
12
I Want Better Grandparents Edition
Slate’s parenting podcast discusses what to do when a grandparent doesn't put in the effort.
32 min
13
Cordially Uninvited Edition
Slate’s parenting podcast on whether you can rescind a holiday invitation if the bubble is broken.
43 min
14
Spoiling Santa Edition
Slate’s parenting podcast debates how to handle a young kid being told Santa isn’t real.
46 min
15
Thankful In Spite of Everything Edition
Slate’s parenting podcast on the little things that have made this year survivable.
57 min
16
My Child is Obsessed With a Squash Edition
Slate’s parenting podcast debates what to do when your child finds comfort in a fruit.
50 min
17
You Will Have Fun and You Will Like It Edition
Slate’s parenting podcast advise a parent whose partner just won't play along.
56 min
18
Parenting and Politics Edition
Slate’s parenting podcast on how to handle children’s election anxiety.
57 min
19
No Candy for You Edition
Slate’s parenting podcast debates how to safely celebrate Halloween.
40 min
20
Reopening Schools Edition
Slate’s parenting podcast debates whether it's time to send kids back to the classroom.
59 min
21
The Teacher Roundtable Fall Report Card
A candid conversation with four teachers about how the 2020 school year is going.
45 min
22
Live From Our Living Rooms Edition
Slate’s parenting podcast answers live questions about wifi priorities, changing squirmy babies, and princessy clothing.
49 min
23
Enjoy the Ball With Abby Wambach
Slate’s parenting podcast on how to raise a well-adjusted, competitive athlete—even if you aren’t sporty.
53 min
24
Corruptible Toddler
Slate’s parenting podcast debates if it's OK to yell at the neighbor’s kids to get off your lawn.
53 min
25
There’s No Such Thing as a Polite 3-Year-Old
Slate’s parenting podcast debates how to handle an obstinate “threenager.”
51 min
26
Pandemic Friends
Slate’s parenting podcast gives advice on how to make parent friends when meeting anyone seems harder than ever.
48 min
27
Quitting Kindergarten
Slate’s parenting podcast debates handling a new student who doesn’t want to pay attention to her virtual lessons.
48 min
28
What's For Lunch?
Healthy, easy lunches that your kids can serve themselves.
28 min
29
Fluid Fashion
Slate’s parenting podcast discusses how to support a young boy who wants to wear a girl's swimsuit.
58 min
30
Before Bullying Begins
How to prepare your kids to respond if bullying occurs and avoid becoming bullies themselves.
29 min
31
Gap Year Guidance
Slate’s parenting podcast debates if the pandemic is actually the perfect time to take a gap year.
57 min
32
The Lazy Parent's Survival Guide
How to get your kid to accomplish their homework efficiently, without an abundance of parent intervention.
23 min
33
College Campus Conundrum
Slate’s parenting podcast debates the cost of schools changing their plans for in-person instruction.
59 min
34
Talk to the Teacher
What’s the best way to form a working relationship with your kid’s teacher?
28 min
35
Radical Rabbit Hole
Slate’s parenting podcast debates what to do if political pundits are influencing your teen.
68 min
36
Study Sanctuary
How can parents create a distraction-free learning environment for their kids?
23 min
37
Calorie-Counting Grandma
Slate’s parenting podcast debates healthy eating habits and how to address anxiety.
51 min
38
Should You Redshirt Your Kindergartener?
Plenty of parents hold their kindergarten-aged kid back a year. Is the pandemic an OK reason?
24 min
39
So… You Want to Be a Homeschooler?
Homeschool and learning pods may be the safest option for your family. But is it socially responsible?
73 min
40
Bosslady in Crisis Edition
For employees with kids, scrapping the 40-hour work week might be the key to surviving the pandemic.
50 min
41
The Teacher Roundtable Edition
A candid discussion with four teachers about how they’re really feeling about the 2020 school year.
45 min
42
The Toddler On the Run Edition
Slate’s parenting podcast debates preventing a little escapee from taking off again.
48 min
43
Goes Right Through Him Edition
Slate’s parenting podcast debates a 3-year-old's bathroom logic.
42 min
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Grandma Has a Favorite Edition
Slate’s parenting podcast debates if it’s wrong to enjoy the spoils of grandparent babysitting when other grandkids are left out.
40 min
45
Talk to Kids About Racism Edition
Slate’s parenting podcast discusses race, equity, and police violence.
65 min
46
Visit From Mike Birbiglia Edition
Slate’s parenting podcast discusses parenthood, quarantine comedy, and Birbiglia’s new book.
63 min
47
New to News Edition
Slate’s parenting podcast discusses age-appropriate news sources for kids.
66 min
48
At Home With Elmo Edition
Slate’s parenting podcast discusses the new Not-Too-Late Show with Elmo—yes, that Elmo.
45 min
49
The Graduation-ish Edition
Slate’s parenting podcast debates if you should force your senior to celebrate graduation.
50 min
50
Make Believe Murder Edition
Slate’s parenting podcast debates if pretend violence should be stopped.
58 min
51
Cut It Yourself Edition
Slate’s parenting podcast debates if you should finally attempt an at-home haircut.
46 min
52
Master of LEGO Edition
Slate’s parenting podcast revisits quarantine bubbles with an epidemiologist and discusses wild LEGO builds with Boone Langston of LEGO Masters.
71 min
53
The Pandemic Pod People Edition
Slate’s parenting podcast debates forming quarantine pacts and interacting with imaginary friends.
55 min
54
Dad Can Play Too Edition
Slate’s parenting podcast debates how a dad who doesn’t enjoy pretend play can occupy his 3-year-old.
68 min
55
Going to the Zoo During Coronavirus Edition
Slate’s parenting podcast talks with a zookeeper and discusses splitting custody during a pandemic.
64 min
56
The Will We Overcome Boredom Edition
Slate’s parenting podcast debates if parents should feel guilty by being bored by small children.
56 min
57
The Cross Country Conundrum Edition
Slate’s parenting podcast discusses how to help a teen half a country away. Plus: How much parenting anxiety is too much?
51 min
58
We Are All Homeschoolers Now Edition
On Slate’s parenting podcast, our homeschool expert gives advice on a daily schedule to keep the kids learning while you work.
56 min
59
The Quarantine’s a-Comin’ Edition
Slate’s parenting podcast debates what to do if, or when, schools close due to the coronavirus.
61 min
60
The All Kids, All the Time Edition
Slate’s parenting podcast debates if you can work with kids, have kids, and remain sane.
46 min
61
The Hyphenation Headache Edition
Slate’s parenting podcast debates whose last name should be given to a child.
44 min
62
The Trampled on the Playground Edition
Slate’s parenting podcast debates if it’s okay to tell the older kids on jungle gym to knock it off.
53 min
63
The I Hate You Edition
Slate’s parenting podcast debates if one “I hate you" voids 15 million “I love you”s.
36 min
64
Let Black Girls Be Girls Edition
Slate’s parenting podcast discusses how “adultification” harms black girls’ childhood.
48 min
65
The Basketball Families Edition
Slate’s parenting podcast debates if a dad should quit assistant coaching the all-encompassing varsity basketball team.
64 min
66
The Odd Girl Out Edition
Slate’s parenting podcast debates how a mom who loves her three sons can reconcile with still wanting a daughter.
45 min
67
Already Over the Christmas Presents Edition
Slate’s parenting podcast debates whether a kid with gift remorse should get a Switch.
46 min
68
Pretty White Boy Edition
Slate’s parenting podcast debates what to do when colorism affects how your teachers treat your child.
47 min
69
New Year, New Us
Slate’s parenting podcast declares some 2020 parenting resolutions.
44 min
70
Peek Behind the Curtain
Slate’s parenting podcast looks back at some of this year’s best Slate Plus segments.
61 min
71
This Was Not in the Parenting Handbook
Slate’s parenting podcast debates whether a daughter should switch schools to be among students who look like her.
37 min
72
Slate Presents: Lockdown
Living through the era of school shootings, one drill at a time.
24 min
73
Candy Cane Lane
Slate’s parenting podcast debates whether a mother-in-law is stealing all the great Christmas moments with the kids.
57 min
74
Home Alone
Slate’s parenting podcast debates whether kids should be left home while parents vacation in Aruba.
51 min
75
Live from Miami
Slate’s parenting podcast, live on stage with Pamela Paul and Adam Mansbach.
41 min
76
Whoops...A Baby!
Slate’s parenting podcast debates whether a kid should be told they were unwanted.
57 min
77
Keep Your Head Above Water
Slate’s parenting podcast debates whether a reluctant swimmer should continue lessons.
46 min
78
Into the Unknown
Slate’s parenting podcast dreads Elsa’s new big song in Frozen 2.
49 min
79
Parent Under the Influence Edition
Slate’s parenting podcast helps a mom who finds storytime more tolerable after a few
53 min
80
Jesus, Take the Wheel!
Rebecca, Jamilah and Dan answer listener questions from a mom who wants to better deal with her kid’s identity and a dad who is insisting his kid learn to drive.
51 min
81
You Need To Calm Down
Rebecca, Jamilah and Dan answer listener questions from a mom who wants to know if it really makes a difference whether you yell at your kids and another mom who wants to make sure she doesn’t overshare her mental health issues with her kid.
61 min
82
Breast Milk Taste Test
Rebecca and Dan answer listener questions from a mom struggling with whether it’s okay to offer breast milk to her curious kid and a mom who thinks it’s uncool to be disrupted by a kid during a performance for kids.
34 min
83
Birthday Parties and Birthday Suits
Rebecca. Jamilah and Dan answer listener questions from a a mom disagreeing with a father about their young boys showering with her and a mom who thinks her child’s unsupportive father shouldn’t be invited to a birthday party.
53 min
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Introducing Hang Up and Listen: Kids Play the D...
40 min
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Suburban Appropriation
Rebecca. Jamilah and Amy answer listener questions from a questioning the appropriateness of a local organization and a mom who wants her husband to be better about raising a body positive child.
50 min
86
Sponsored: It's a Playdate
25 min
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Wrap It Up
Jamilah and Dan answer listener questions from a mom who is feeling anxious about her teenager wanting to buy condoms and a co-parenting dad who has some concerns.
42 min
88
How to Be a Family Edition
A very special bonus episode about Dan’s journey around the world and his new book.
63 min
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Back To Work and Back To School
Rebecca, Jamilah and Dan answer listener questions from a mom who is worried she won’t be able to do it all and a mom who wants to keep her parents from putting her kid into a gender box.
46 min
90
Introducing How To! With Charles Duhigg
Mom and Dad listeners, we think you'll enjoy this episode of How To! With Charles Duhigg
28 min
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Bittersweet
Rebecca, Jamilah and Faith answer listener questions from an aunt struggling to confront her niece’s traumatic experience and a non-parent that wants to be more useful to her friends with kids.
39 min
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Am I A Spoiled Brat?
Rebecca, Jamilah and Dan answer listener questions from a mom that wants her mother to be more supportive an a worried grandma who is looking for the right way to have a tough conversation with a child.
47 min
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Favorite Grandma
49 min
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EuroTrip
Jamilah and Dan answer listener questions from a mom that’s having second thoughts about a second kid and a mom whose kid wants to travel across Europe.
48 min
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What's Up With All Those Nannies?
Rebecca, Jamilah, and Tom answer listener questions from a mom that doesn’t seem to understand the need for nannies and a mom that wants to have more inclusive birthday parties.
52 min
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Playground Beer
Dan, Rebecca, and Jamilah answer listener questions from an introverted dad who wants to raise a social kid and from atheist parents struggling with attending events at their local evangelical university.
51 min
97
Exclusive Besties
The hosts answer listener questions about exclusive best friends and a kid that uses an offensive word during a fight.
50 min
98
Carpool Liability Waiver
The hosts answer listener questions about a mom who has some strong concerns about their kid carpooling and a friend who’s worried that they might be overstepping.
42 min
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Fish and Candy
The hosts answer listener questions about a mom who wants to know what to do about a sort of stepson and another about a kid who’s hanging out with a kid that counts calories.
53 min
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What's Up With Your Boyfriend?
The hosts answer listener questions about a mom who wants to know what to do about a sexist boyfriend and a mom who wants to know what to do about her kid being left out in the dark after hanging with a friend.
37 min