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Teenage Fashion Plate Edition

Slate's Mom and Dad Are Fighting

Rebecca Lavoie and Carvell Wallace discuss choosing a school district in a segregated city, and how to encourage a teen's individual style while keeping their values intact. Plus triumphs and fails and recommendations.

39 Min

Aug 10, 2017

The Mr. Clean Is Totally Sexy Edition

Slate's Double X Podcasts

The DoubleX Gabfest on Google's anti-diversity memo, The Bold Type, and "Boys"

53 Min

Aug 10, 2017

Eating Your Feelings Edition

Slate's Mom and Dad Are Fighting

Rebecca Lavoie and Gabriel Roth discuss whether to worry about a 9-year-old's weight gain, and how to inject some passion into passionless pre-teen. Plus triumphs and fails and recommendations.

41 Min

Aug 3, 2017

The Return of the Dan Edition

Slate's Mom and Dad Are Fighting

Carvell Wallace, Nina Aron, and Dan Kois sit down with clinical psychologist Dr. Ava Siegler about her new book What Do I Tell My Kids?: Parenting in the Age of Trump, which includes an essay by Dan. Plus Triumphs and Fails and recommendations.

43 Min

Jul 27, 2017

The Sex Robots Are Coming Edition

Slate's Double X Podcasts

Hanna Rosin and Noreen Malone talk Sex robots, women in Pop, and running for office post-Trump.

52 Min

Jul 27, 2017

Adventures in Babysitting Edition

Slate's Mom and Dad Are Fighting

Gabriel Roth, Carvell Wallace and Rebecca Lavoie discuss a very unusual quandary involving the inappropriate email address of their babysitter, plus babysitting in general, triumphs and fails, and recommendations.

47 Min

Jul 20, 2017

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54 min
Jul 13, 2017
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Gabriel Roth, Rebecca Lavoie, and Carvell Wallace discuss raising Muslim kids in America with Rabia Chaudry of the podcast Undisclosed. Plus, what to do about bad kid friends, Triumphs and Fails and recommendations.

52 min
Jul 13, 2017
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Hanna Rosin, June Thomas, and Noreen Malone talk the New York magazine piece on climate change, Silicon Valley tech bros' sexism apologies, and the Netflix show GLOW.

50 min
Jul 6, 2017
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Carvel Wallace, Rebecca Lavoie, and Gabriel Roth take questions about reconciling disparate parenting styles and how to make space for an introverted kid, plus Triumphs and Fails and recommendations.

42 min
Jun 29, 2017
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The panel discusses feedback from last week's question on having a second child, talking to kids about a dying caregiver, and what to do with an aggressive hugger, plus Triumphs and Fails and their recommendations.

53 min
Jun 29, 2017
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Hanna Rosin, June Thomas, and Noreen Malone talk to Jenna Lyons and discuss the Cosby trial and if a woman will ever be president.

42 min
Jun 22, 2017
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Rebecca Lavoie, Carvell Wallace, and Gabriel Roth discuss what to do about a child's growing interest in guns, having two children versus one, plus their Triumphs and Fails, and recommendations.

35 min
Jun 15, 2017
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Rebecca Lavoie and Carvell Wallace are joined by actual teenager and Carvell's son, Ezra Wallace. They discuss what life is like for a biracial teen, plus triumphs and fails, recommendations and an Ezra lightning round.

48 min
Jun 15, 2017
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Hanna Rosin, June Thomas, and Noreen Malone discuss Comey, Wonder Woman, and Theresa May.

14 min
Jun 12, 2017
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New leaders rise to the occasion, while Mars seeks answers, once and for all.

38 min
Jun 8, 2017
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The panel returns to a poorly-answered listener question about empathy with UCLA post-doctoral researcher Nicole McDonald. Plus recommendations, divorcing uncles, and Triumphs and Fails.

20 min
Jun 5, 2017
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Mars and others must band together to weather an epic crisis.

44 min
Jun 1, 2017
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The panel is joined by Andee Brown to talk about her son's struggle with mental health. Plus, Triumphs and Fails, recommendations, and a listener question about whether to have another child under difficult circumstances.

54 min
Jun 1, 2017
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Hanna Rosin, Noreen Malone, and Ross Douthat discuss does a pregnant teen’s graduation story and if the "Girls generation" secretly regret their "sexual revolution."

17 min
May 29, 2017
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It is a high wire act to keep the peace -- and to keep everyone alive.

39 min
May 25, 2017
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Carvell is sick, so Steve Lickteig joins Gabriel Roth, and Rebecca Lavoie to discuss how to teach empathy in young kids and sibling dynamics, plus triumphs and fails and recommendations.

14 min
May 22, 2017
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Exploration off limits causes an explosive outcome.

42 min
May 18, 2017
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The panel discusses dealing with media you find problematic and whether it's worth trying to filter it for your kids, the n-word, broken nanny dates, and more, in Triumphs and Fails and Recommendations.

50 min
May 18, 2017
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Hanna Rosin, Noreen Malone, and filling-in for June Thomas— The New York Times Magazine's Susan Dominus discuss open marriages, Amazon's "I Love Dick," and the "We Wanted a Revolution" exhibit.

15 min
May 15, 2017
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Mars’ daring mission yields surprising results.

39 min
May 11, 2017
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Rebecca Lavoie, Gabriel Roth, and Carvell Wallace discuss the youtube abuse controversy surrounding DaddyOFive, together time after a divorce, triumphs and fails, and recommendations.

16 min
May 8, 2017
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Trust is called into question when Mars reunites with an old friend.

38 min
May 4, 2017
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The panel discusses getting back to work after a long absence, post-vacation troubles, and disappearing nannies. Plus, hamster trouble in Triumphs and Fails, and recommendations.

48 min
May 4, 2017
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Hanna Rosin, June Thomas, and Noreen Malone discuss The Handmaid's Tale, Brand Ivanka, and if democrats should compromise on abortion.

15 min
May 1, 2017
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Mars Patel is back for season two! Listen along as the mystery of Aurora's disappearance deepens, and the red planet beckons.

39 min
Apr 27, 2017
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Mom and Dad Are Fighting answer listener calls concerning unwanted bible movies and how to explain sibling-relationship boundaries to your kids.

21 min
Apr 24, 2017
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Mars Patel is back for season two! Listen along as the mystery of Aurora's disappearance deepens, and the red planet beckons.

20 min
Apr 17, 2017
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Mars Patel is back for season two! Listen along as the mystery of Aurora's disappearance deepens, and the red planet beckons.

47 min
Apr 13, 2017
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Gabriel Roth, Rebecca Lavoie, and Carvell Wallace discuss coping with a dying parent as a parent, plus charades, laid-back husbands, and listening to your kids in our weekly triumphs and fails, and recommendations.

7 min
Apr 11, 2017
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Mars Patel is back for another action-packed season on April 17th! In this exclusive preview Oliver Pruitt plays the first five minutes of season two for your listening pleasure.

48 min
Apr 6, 2017
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Hanna Rosin, June Thomas, and Noreen Malone discuss Mike Pence, abortion on TV, and millennial men that want stay-at-home wives.

56 min
Mar 30, 2017
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Mom and Dad Are Fighting discuss their favorite parenting hacks and answer a call from a listener struggling to decide if medication is right for her child.

46 min
Mar 23, 2017
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Hanna Rosin, June Thomas, and Noreen Malone discuss Neil Gorsuch, Thinx sexual harassment allegations, and competitive women.

57 min
Mar 16, 2017
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Mom and Dad Are Fighting discuss tips for parenting adolescents and the emerging science of birth-related gene selection.

42 min
Mar 9, 2017
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Hanna Rosin, June Thomas, and Noreen Malone discuss the Women’s Strike, why ‘Happily Ever After’ isn’t cool anymore, and the latest PMS debate.

58 min
Mar 2, 2017
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Mom and Dad Are Fighting say goodby to Allison Benedikt and talk with teacher Matt Dicks about how to get the most from parent-teacher conferences.

55 min
Feb 23, 2017
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Hanna Rosin, June Thomas, and Noreen Malone discuss Milo Yiannopoulos, HBO's Girls, and sexism claims at Uber.

56 min
Feb 16, 2017
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Mom and Dad Are Fighting discuss how children are now the economic drivers in the household and offer tricks for parents struggling to carve out time for homework.

56 min
Feb 16, 2017
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Mom and Dad Are Fighting discuss how children are now the economic drivers in the household and offer tricks for parents struggling to carve out time for homework.

44 min
Feb 9, 2017
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Hanna Rosin, June Thomas, and Noreen Malone discuss Melania Trump, Kellyanne Conway, and children displacing dads.

47 min
Feb 2, 2017
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Mom and Dad Are Fighting discuss the history of child care and how children often segregate friendships along gender lines by the time they reach preschool age.

60 min
Jan 26, 2017
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Hanna Rosin, June Thomas, and Noreen Malone discuss the Woman's March, why men aren't taking "women jobs," and republic men who think women have it better.

48 min
Jan 19, 2017
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Mom and Dad Are Fighting discuss author Lizzie Skurnick's experience raising a son whose father is a sperm donor and the rules that influence kids on social media.

59 min
Jan 12, 2017
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Hanna Rosin, Noreen Malone, and David Wallace-Wells discuss Trump's Golden showers, The Rockettes, and Gendered Virtual Assistants.

52 min
Jan 5, 2017
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Mom and Dad Are Fighting discuss raising children through their tumultuous middle-school years and wether Rogue One is too violent for children.

43 min
Dec 29, 2016
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Hanna Rosin, June Thomas, and Noreen Malone answer your "is this sexist" questions.

52 min
Dec 22, 2016
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Mom and Dad Are Fighting say goodbye to Dan Kois and interview high school junior Matthew Herrity who's protesting a rezoning that will lead to racial changes at his school.

50 min
Dec 15, 2016
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Hanna Rosin, June Thomas, and Noreen Malone discuss what Trump's cabinet means for women, how self care has evolved, and "mom" as a complement.

56 min
Dec 8, 2016
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Mom And Dad Are Fighting talk with Debbie Haine Vijayvergiya, an advocate for stillborn awareness, about her experience delivering a stillborn child.

23 min
Dec 6, 2016
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Questions are finally answered in this action-packed season finale. Buckle your seat belts, folks. The outcome is out of this world.

59 min
Dec 1, 2016
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Hanna Rosin, June Thomas, and Noreen Malone discuss the women’s March on Washington, identity liberalism, and "Twenty-Six Seconds"

5 min
Nov 29, 2016
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Only one more week to wait until the final episode of Mars Patel season 1. In the meantime, here is something very special, the beginning before the beginning, the actual moment of Aurora’s disappearance. To. The. Stars.

3 min
Nov 25, 2016
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If you would like to send a message to Oliver Pruitt. Record a message on your phone, and send it to: oliver@pruittprep.com Kids are going missing at H.G. Wells Middle School, and adults don’t seem particularly concerned.

50 min
Nov 24, 2016
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Mom and Dad Are Fighting discuss how to talk about Trump with your kids and the new movie "The Edge Of Seventeen."

14 min
Nov 22, 2016
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JP flies high and lands everyone inside the legendary Pruitt Prep, where they’ll brave wild terrain in the hunt for Mars Patel.

3 min
Nov 18, 2016
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If you would like to send a message to Oliver Pruitt. Record a message on your phone, and send it to: oliver@pruittprep.com Kids are going missing at H.G. Wells Middle School, and adults don’t seem particularly concerned.

56 min
Nov 17, 2016
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Noreen Malone, June Thomas, and guest co-host Clare Malone discuss Donald Trump's victory, have a chat with Neera Tanden, and talk about fashion in politics.

13 min
Nov 15, 2016
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In the wake of a terrible loss, the gang rallies together and finds an unlikely ally in the search for their missing friends.

2 min
Nov 11, 2016
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If you would like to send a message to Oliver Pruitt. Record a message on your phone, and send it to: oliver@pruittprep.com Kids are going missing at H.G. Wells Middle School, and adults don’t seem particularly concerned.

45 min
Nov 10, 2016
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Mom and Dad Are Fighting discuss a new OshKosh B'Gosh ad and how to create a non-terrible relationship with your kid's teachers.

12 min
Nov 8, 2016
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It’s the evening of the Midsummer Dance at H.G. Wells Middle School and Mars is on the run. Will Pruitt’s drones find him before he has a chance to groove to the music?

3 min
Nov 4, 2016
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If you would like to send a message to Oliver Pruitt. Record a message on your phone, and send it to: oliver@pruittprep.com Kids are going missing at H.G. Wells Middle School, and adults don’t seem particularly concerned.

58 min
Nov 3, 2016
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Hanna Rosin, June Thomas, and guest co-hosting Christina Cauterucci discuss the feminist revolution vs. the Republican Party, "Good Girls Revolt," and Chelsea Clinton.

13 min
Nov 1, 2016
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With Mars at war with Oliver Pruitt, the team prepares to take the all-important GFT test when a mysterious message arrives from a potential friend halfway around the world. But can she be trusted? http://pruittprep.

3 min
Oct 28, 2016
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If you would like to send a message to Oliver Pruitt. Record a message on your phone, and send it to: oliver@pruittprep.com Kids are going missing at H.G. Wells Middle School, and adults don’t seem particularly concerned.

42 min
Oct 27, 2016
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Allison and Dan ask moms of girls how they're talking to their daughters about the coming Hillary presidency.

13 min
Oct 25, 2016
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When a surprise guest visits H.G. Wells Middle School in advance of the all-important GFT test, the exhilaration of Mars and his friends turns to horror as Mars starts a fight he may not be able to finish.

2 min
Oct 21, 2016
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If you would like to send a message to Oliver Pruitt. Record a message on your phone, and send it to: oliver@pruittprep.com Kids are going missing at H.G. Wells Middle School, and adults don’t seem particularly concerned.

54 min
Oct 20, 2016
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Hanna Rosin, June Thomas, and Noreen Malone discuss Trump’s “ultimate gift” to feminists, HBO’s comedy Insecure, and the new book Future Sex.

14 min
Oct 18, 2016
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In the wake of their shocking discovery about Pruitt Prep, Mars’ friends realize the island has other surprises in store for them. Perhaps the most pressing question of all: how are they getting back home?

2 min
Oct 14, 2016
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If you would like to send a message to Oliver Pruitt. Record a message on your phone, and send it to: oliver@pruittprep.com Kids are going missing at H.G. Wells Middle School, and adults don’t seem particularly concerned.

48 min
Oct 13, 2016
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Allison and Dan dive deep into the mythology of killer clowns. And RJ Palacio, best-selling author of “Wonder,” stops by the studio to talk about her quest to spread kindness.

17 min
Oct 10, 2016
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Mars, Caddie, Toothpick, and JP must endure the elements, and each other, as they hunt for a strange school campus. In the thick of it, someone important gets separated from the group.

13 min
Oct 10, 2016
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Mars and the gang face serious repercussions as a result of playing junior detective. But despite the costs, they can’t give up, and a critical clue plunges them deeper into a mystery and across Puget Sound.

53 min
Oct 6, 2016
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Hanna Rosin, Noreen Malone, and guests discuss Trump’s threat to bring up Hillary's marriage, Sex Ed Queens on YouTube, & Amazon's Fleabag.

26 min
Oct 2, 2016
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Kids are going missing at H.G. Wells Middle School, and adults don’t seem particularly concerned. So it’s up to an intrepid band of students–Mars Patel and his pals Caddie, JP, and Toothpick–to recover their classmates Jonas and Aurora.

47 min
Sep 29, 2016
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Dan and Allison search for insight into the mystery of Brangelexit by speaking with two members of a real-life big family, Noreen Malone and her mom, Mary Ellen Brennan.

50 min
Sep 22, 2016
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Hanna Rosin, June Thomas, and Noreen Malone discuss trigger warning on college campuses, race and representation on Double X, and why Judge Judy is so popular.

0 min
Sep 21, 2016
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What would you do if your friends went missing? Take a trip into the world of Mars Patel where adventure waits.

51 min
Sep 15, 2016
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Dan and Allison discuss the thorny issue of parent-teacher communication with Matt Dicks.

49 min
Sep 8, 2016
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Hanna Rosin, June Thomas, and Noreen Malone discuss the French revolt against the burkini, woman wearing headphones, and 'Take my Wife.'

54 min
Sep 1, 2016
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Allison and Dan spelunk deep into their psyches to answer listener calls.

52 min
Aug 25, 2016
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Hanna Rosin, June Thomas, and Noreen Malone discuss Nate Parker's past rape allegation, Hillary's health, and e-mail etiquette.

46 min
Aug 18, 2016
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Allison Benedikt and Jessica Winter are joined by two hosts of Slate’s Hang Up and Listen to discuss how to be a good parent while watching the Olympics.

50 min
Aug 11, 2016
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June Thomas, Noreen Malone, and Willa Paskin discuss the endless drama of Olympic gymnastics, whether intersex athlete's should be allowed to compete in women's events and everything wonderful and frustrating about this year's Olympics.

55 min
Aug 4, 2016
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On today's show Dan Kois and Allison Benedikt talk with Rosalind Wiseman about the new edition about her classic guide to girls' friendships and discuss the division of household labor.

54 min
Jul 28, 2016
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Hanna Rosin, June Thomas, Norene Malone discuss Ivanka Trump, the new Ghostbusters, and Hillary hatred.

0 min
Jul 21, 2016
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Mom And Dad Are Fighting is taking a break this week. Blame Dan and Donald Trump.

52 min
Jul 14, 2016
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Hanna Rosin, June Thomas, Norene Malone discuss Britain's new prime minister Theresa May, former FOX news anchor Gretchen Carlson's sexual harassment lawsuit against Roger Ailes, and The Bachelor franchise.

51 min
Jul 7, 2016
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On today's show Dan Kois and Allison Benedikt discuss how to talk to your kids about weight and Dan interviews the soon-to-be First Lady of Iceland.

47 min
Jun 30, 2016
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June Thomas, Noreen Malone, and Dahlia Lithwick Whole Woman's Health v. Hellerstedt, the HBO documentary Suited, and The New York Times' war on "mom hair."

49 min
Jun 23, 2016
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On today's show Allison Benedikt and Jessica Winter discuss school segregation with The New York Times' Nikole Hannah-Jones and parenting a difficult toddler.

51 min
Jun 16, 2016
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Hanna Rosin, Jessica Winter, and Christina Cauterucci discuss the aftermath of the Stanford rape case, the future of feminism, and the gender card in the presidential election.

52 min
Jun 9, 2016
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On today's show Allison and Dan discuss putting a family pet asleep and for Father's Day we'll hear stories about dads from Slate staffers.

53 min
Jun 2, 2016
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Hanna Rosin, Noreen Malone, and June Thomas discuss the new book "We Were Feminists Once" and talk to Marketplace's Krissy Clark about the surprising state of welfare in this country.