Mom and Dad Are Fighting | Slate's parenting show

Mom and Dad Are Fighting | Slate's parenting show

Mom and Dad Are Fighting | Slate's parenting show

CATEGORY: Society & Culture
Jamilah Lemieux, Zak Rosen, and Elizabeth Newcamp share triumphs and fails and offer advice on parenting kids from toddler to teens.
  1. June 23, 2022
    27 min
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    Carpooling With the Enemy
    On this episode: Jamilah, Zak, and Elizabeth tackle a question from a listener who is caught in a carpool conundrum. Splitting the 30 minute drive to school has been a significant help. However, the kid they ca…
  2. June 16, 2022
    28 min
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    The “I Want My Boobs Back” Edition
    On this episode: Zak, Elizabeth, and Jamilah reminisce on some of their parents’ triumphs and fails. Then they tackle a question from a listener who just wants her daughter to stop grabbing her breasts. The dau…
  3. June 13, 2022
    22 min
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    The “Fed-Up Fours” Edition
    On this episode: Jamilah, Elizabeth, and Zak answer a question from a dad who is fed up with his four-year-old not listening. For the first time, he lost his temper and swatted her butt. He feels terrible and w…
  4. June 09, 2022
    34 min
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    The “Perfect Sleep Environment” Edition
    On this episode: Elizabeth, Zak, and Jamilah have some relatable parenting triumphs and fails. Then Elizabeth is joined by Dr. Rebecca Spencer, principal investigator at the University of Massachusetts Amherst’…
  5. June 06, 2022
    33 min
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    The “Please Sleep Through the Night” Edition
    On this episode: Zak and Jamilah are joined by Cheyna Roth, Slate senior producer and occasional host of The Waves. They speak with Dr. Erin Flynn-Evans about all things sleep for parents and kids. She worked i…
  6. June 04, 2022
    37 min
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    How To!: Raise a Future College Athlete
    On this bonus episode from our friends at Slate's How To! podcast: Elizabeth’s son Lucas is a talented athlete who wants to compete in track and field at an NCAA Division One school. But so far he’s been runnin…
  7. June 02, 2022
    27 min
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    The “Kids Are Philosophers” Edition
    On this episode: Zak and Elizabeth are joined by Scott Hershovitz, author of the book Nasty, Brutish and Short: Adventures in Philosophy with My Kids and the director of the Law and Ethics Program and professor…
  8. May 26, 2022
    25 min
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    The “So. Many. Questions.” Edition
    On this episode: Zak and Elizabeth are joined by Scott Hershovitz, author of the book Nasty, Brutish and Short: Adventures in Philosophy with My Kids and the director of the Law and Ethics Program and professor…
  9. May 23, 2022
    29 min
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    The “Stop Telling Me to Workout” Edition
    On this episode: Jamilah, Elizabeth, and Zak answer a question from a listener who is in her second trimester and throughout her pregnancy she’s been sick and tired. This is her first pregnancy, and she and her…
  10. May 19, 2022
    27 min
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    The "Pooping Problem" Edition
    On this episode: Jamilah, Elizabeth, and Zak talk about the baby formula shortage. Then they are joined by Dr. Christine Stephenson, pediatric physical therapist and author of The Constipation Game Plan, to hel…
  11. May 16, 2022
    36 min
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    The “Place to Belong” Edition
    On this episode: Elizabeth and Zak are joined by Amber O’Neal Johnston. She’s the author of A Place to Belong: Celebrating Diversity and Kinship in the Home and Beyond and has a blog called Heritage Mom. They t…
  12. May 14, 2022
    27 min
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    What Next: The Future of IVF Post-Roe
    On this bonus episode from our friends at Slate's What Next podcast: As the country awaits a final decision on whether the Supreme Court will overturn Roe. v Wade, fertility doctors are sounding the alarm about…
  13. May 12, 2022
    32 min
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    The “How Rude!" Edition
    On this episode: Elizabeth and Zak are joined by Amber O’Neal Johnston, author of A Place to Belong and she blogs at heritagemom.com. Together they tackle a question from a nanny who is fed up with preteen atti…
  14. May 09, 2022
    40 min
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    The “Protecting Trans Kids” Edition
    On this episode: Jamilah, Elizabeth, and Zak talk about the wave of anti-trans legislation, the role of misinformation in this movement, and how to protect trans kids. They are joined by Jules Gill-Peterson. Sh…
  15. May 05, 2022
    36 min
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    The “Just Trash It All" Edition
    On this episode: Jamilah, Zak, and Elizabeth help a listener who feels like she’s constantly walking through a maze of toys and the piles of stuff just keep growing. Both her and her partner work a ton, which l…
  16. May 02, 2022
    34 min
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    The “This Bedtime Is Bananas” Edition
    On this episode: Zak and Elizabeth debate what to do about a bedtime battle. Our listener’s toddler is generally a great sleeper, but now her bedtime routine isn’t working anymore. If a kid is going to sleep ea…
  17. April 28, 2022
    36 min
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    The “I *Swear* It’s a Problem" Edition
    On this episode: Elizabeth and Zak tackle a tricky question about a kid who has recently harnessed the power of swear words. He is weaponizing his words with an intent to hurt those around him and our listener…
  18. April 25, 2022
    39 min
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    The “Changing The Children’s Music Game” Edition
    On this episode: Elizabeth, Jamilah, and Zak expose the mini-monsters that parents accidentally create. They have some very fun—very scary—listener submissions. But honestly, who doesn’t need a snack for every…
  19. April 21, 2022
    27 min
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    The "I Actually Have a Favorite Kid…" Edition
    On this episode: Elizabeth, Jamilah, and Zak take on a really difficult question from a mother who realized she has a favorite child. She loves her baby but doesn’t actually like her that much and she’s worried…
  20. April 18, 2022
    31 min
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    The “Wondering About Work” Edition
    On this episode: Elizabeth and Zak tackle a question from a listener who is stretched thin between work and her kids. She’d love to be a full-time parent but she’s worried she’ll not be as interesting if she do…

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