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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 interview filmmaker Richard Linklater about his new movie Boyhood and talk to Slate Vault editor, Rebecca Onion, about her idea to preserve her marriage with a pre-pregnancy contract. Then, a listener asks how to talk to kids about gay marriage. Slate writer, Mark Joseph Stern, gives a great answer.
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Mom and Dad recommend:
Allison recommends Vanessa Grigoriadis’ Rolling Stone article, “Tempest in a Test Tube,” about Jason Patric’s ex-girlfriend’s perspective on their custody battle.
Dan recommends Grandparents University, a program in which grandparents take their grandchildren to college, and kids choose a major, eat in the dining hall, and go to classes.
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