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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 talk to New York Times reporter Pam Belluck about her series on maternal mental illness. Then, preschool graduation. Does celebrating every transition turn your kids into egomaniacs?
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Mom and Dad recommend:
Allison recommends “What Keeps You Awake at Night,” Betsy Morais’ New Yorker article on how you are your own worst enemy in the battle for more shut-eye.
Dan recommends the graphic novel This One Summer by Mariko and Jillian Tamaki, about beach friends who learn a little about love and sex, but not too much.
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