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Gabriel Roth, Rebecca Lavoie, and Carvell Wallace share triumphs and fails and offer advice on parenting kids from toddler to teens.

Gabriel Roth, Rebecca Lavoie, and Carvell Wallace share triumphs and fails and offer advice on parenting kids from toddler to teens.
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New York, NY

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Gabriel Roth, Rebecca Lavoie, and Carvell Wallace share triumphs and fails and offer advice on parenting kids from toddler to teens.

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@Slate

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English

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Episodes

Breast Milk Taste Test

10/10/2019
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On this week’s episode, 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. As usual, we share our triumphs and fails and offer up some recommendations. For Slate Plus, Rebecca makes an announcement. Sign up for Slate Plus here. Recommendations: Rebecca recommends you hate watch Ghost Adventures. Dan recommends Kopp’s Frozen...

Duration:00:41:19

Birthday Parties and Birthday Suits

10/3/2019
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On this week’s episode, 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. As usual, we share our triumphs and fails and offer up some recommendations. For Slate Plus, Jamilah talks about parental separation anxiety. Sign up for Slate Plus here. Recommendations: Rebecca recommends the nonfiction podcast, Passenger...

Duration:01:04:28

Introducing Hang Up and Listen: Kids Play the Darndest Things

9/30/2019
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Hey, Mom and Dad Are Fighting listeners, Hang Up and Listen, Slate's sports show, did a special episode about youth sports, which we thought you might enjoy. If you dig it and would like to hear more, subscribe to Hang Up and Listen wherever you get your podcasts! Stefan Fatsis and Josh Levin are joined by Slate’s Allison Benedikt to answer your questions about youth sports. Topics covered include whether and how to teach your kids how to talk trash, how to balance sports time with family...

Duration:00:42:22

Suburban Appropriation

9/26/2019
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On this week’s episode, 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. As usual, we share our triumphs and fails and offer up some recommendations. For Slate Plus, Amy gives some teacher-ly advice. Sign up for Slate Plus here. Recommendations: Rebecca recommends having two dogs in your home. Jamilah recommends visiting Target to check out...

Duration:00:54:04

Sponsored: It's a Playdate

9/24/2019
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In this episode of How to Raise a Parent, we’re exploring friendship from a kid’s eye view. Have you ever seen your child walk up to a kid they’ve never met before on the playground and spend the whole day together like old friends? Children seem hardwired to create these instant, easy friendships, but for a lot of grownups, making friends doesn’t come so easily. In our quest to reconnect with the pure approach to friendship we see in kids, we talked to two guests with interesting...

Duration:00:25:50

Wrap It Up

9/19/2019
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On this week’s episode, 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. As usual, we share our triumphs and fails and offer up some recommendations. For Slate Plus, Dan shares an excerpt from his newly released book, How To Be A Family. Sign up for Slate Plus here. Recommendations: Dan recommends the carnivore compromise, the Impossible burger. Jamilah recommends the kids...

Duration:00:48:57

How to Be a Family Edition

9/17/2019
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On this special midweek bonus episode, Dan Kois shares the first chapter of the audiobook of How to Be a Family, plus Dan is joined by retired MADAF all-stars Allison Benedikt and Gabe Roth to talk about the trip around the world, the lessons Dan and his family learned, and all the fails along the way. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit megaphone.fm/adchoices

Duration:01:03:40

Back To Work and Back To School

9/12/2019
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On this week’s episode, 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. As usual, we share our triumphs and fails and offer up some recommendations. For Slate Plus, the hosts share their favorite parenting books. Sign up for Slate Plus here. Recommendations: Dan recommends a hilarious and thoughtful obituary. Jamilah recommends the super-fun game of...

Duration:00:54:16

Introducing How To! With Charles Duhigg

9/11/2019
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Is there a right way to let kids struggle and fail? How do you raise resilient children? And most important, when should you help out, and when should you chill out? We ask Dr. Wendy Mogel, author of The Blessing of a Skinned Knee to advise a Portland, Oregon couple who worry about their son getting wet in a squirt gun fight. If you enjoyed this episode, please subscribe to How To With Charles Duhigg, wherever you listen to podcasts. Learn more about your ad choices. Visit...

Duration:00:28:34

Bittersweet

9/5/2019
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On this week’s episode, 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. As usual, we share our triumphs and fails and offer up some recommendations. For Slate Plus, Jamilah and Faith chat about back to school time. Sign up for Slate Plus here. Recommendations: Faith recommends joining a fancy gym. Jamilah recommends co-working spaces. Rebecca...

Duration:00:45:10

Am I A Spoiled Brat?

8/29/2019
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On this week’s episode, 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. As usual, we share our triumphs and fails and offer up some recommendations. For Slate Plus, Rebecca shares how the big day of dropping her kid off at college went. Sign up for Slate Plus here. Recommendations: Dan recommends the comic series, Real Friends, by...

Duration:00:50:22

Favorite Grandma

8/22/2019
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Duration:00:54:28

EuroTrip

8/15/2019
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On this week’s episode, 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. As usual, we share our triumphs and fails and offer up some recommendations. For Slate Plus, we talk with Mini Milah, Jamilah’s six year-old daughter, about her new favorite restaurant. Sign up for Slate Plus here. Recommendations: Dan recommends the book, Indebted: How Families Make College Work At Any Cost, by...

Duration:00:54:31

What's Up With All Those Nannies?

8/8/2019
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On this week’s episode, 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. As usual, we share our triumphs and fails and offer up some recommendations. For Slate Plus, we talk with our guest host, Tom Scocca, about sharing the news with your kids. We use Tom’s most recent Slate article, Where Taking the Concerns of Racists Seriously Has Gotten Us, to kick off the...

Duration:00:58:16

Playground Beer

8/1/2019
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On this week’s episode, 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. As usual, we share our triumphs and fails and offer up some recommendations. For Slate Plus, we talk about how to deal with differeing parenting philosophies among co-parents, inspired by Michelle Herman’s Care and Feeding column. Sign up for Slate Plus...

Duration:00:56:56

Exclusive Besties

7/25/2019
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On this week’s episode: The hosts answer listener questions about exclusive best friends and a kid that uses an offensive word during a fight. As usual, we share our triumphs and fails and offer up some recommendations. For Slate Plus, we talk to Jamilah about her Care and Feeding column. Recommendations: Dan recommends going on a kid-led road trip. Jamilah recommends saying yes. Join us on Facebook and email us at momanddad@slate.com to tell us what you thought of today’s show and give...

Duration:00:56:15

Carpool Liability Waiver

7/18/2019
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On this week’s episode: 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. As usual, we share our triumphs and fails and offer up some recommendations. For Slate Plus, we take another question from a listener. Recommendations: Rebecca recommends the travel app, Tripit. Dan recommends the book, The Gifted School by Bruce Halsinger. Join us on Facebook and email us at...

Duration:00:49:28

Fish and Candy

7/11/2019
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On this week’s episode: 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. We also welcome Amy Scott as this week’s special host. As usual, we share our triumphs and fails and offer up some recommendations. Amy brings Ask-A-Teacher to Slate Plus. Recommendations: Rebecca recommends the YouTube series, Star Wars by the Numbers. Dan recommends day camp as the ultimate...

Duration:00:59:02

What's Up With Your Boyfriend?

7/4/2019
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On this week’s episode: 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. We also welcome Jakada Imani as this week’s special host. As usual, we share our triumphs and fails and offer up some recommendations. On Slate Plus, Jakada talks about how he manages his career and family. Recommendations: Rebecca recommends the German...

Duration:00:41:50

Teen in Need

6/27/2019
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On this week’s episode: The hosts answer listener questions about a teen in need of some support about their sensitive mom and what to do about a little that likes dressing up as problematic princesses. We also welcome Aminta Steinbach as this week’s special host. As usual, we share our triumphs and fails and offer up some recommendations. On Slate Plus, Aminta talks about life as a live-in aunt. Recommendations: Rebecca recommends a gif that exemplifies sibling relationships. Dan...

Duration:00:50:14