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In this week’s edition of Slate’s parenting podcast Mom and Dad Are Fighting, Slate editors Allison Benedikt and Dan Kois are joined by Hanna Rosin to discuss her Atlantic article, “Letting Go of Asperger’s.” And then, parenting death match, city vs. suburbs edition. Where is it better to raise kids?
Other items discussed in the show:
John Elder Robison’s book, Raising Cubby: A Father and Son’s Adventures with Asperger’s, Trains, Tractors, and High Explosives.
Thinking In Numbers, by Daniel Tammet.
Leigh Gallagher’s The End of the Suburbs: Where the American Dream Is Moving.
Mom and Dad recommend:
Dan says that if you are anywhere near Baltimore, Md., you should take your kids to visit the American Visionary Art Museum. It is awesome.
Allison recommends that you not play kids’ music for your kids. Sorry, Dan Zanes.
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