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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 Michael Roston of the New York Times to talk about the advice he’s received for a happy, fulfilling paternity leave. A listener asks what conversations Dan and Allison had with their respective spouses about parenting before they got married. And Slate’s Amanda Hess joins the podcast to discuss the rescue from the sailboat the Rebel Heart and her childhood as an adventure kid.
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Allison points out a harrowing but important feature in Cosmopolitan about the suicide of 12-year-old Florida girl Rebecca Sedwick and the classmates charged for bullying as a result.
Dan recommends a post from the parenting and education blog Cuppacocoa called “A Better Way to Say Sorry.”
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