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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 personal finance columnist Ron Lieber about kids’ allowances: when to start, how much to give, and whether to make those ungrateful monsters work for it. Then Dan and Allison discuss the new Fantasyland at Walt Disney World and the way it signals a transformation of the theme park experience for kids and parents. Plus: a Mommy Wars lightning round, recommendations, and a particularly terrible fail from Dan.
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Allison recommends “The Sad Parents of Gamergate” on the Awl and, generally, parents talking to teenage gamers about Gamergate.
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