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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 Launa Hall, a former Virginia elementary school teacher about her experience with iPads in the classroom. Then we talk to married couple Kate Elazegui and Emily Kehe about their experience being pregnant and becoming new moms at the same time. Plus parenting triumphs and fails, and a listener call about when to start throwing birthday parties for your kids.
This week on Slate Plus, Keith Hernandez, Slate’s new president, talks about his ultimate triumph with baby passports.
Other items discussed on the show:
- Launa Hall’s Washington Post column, “I Gave My Students iPads—Then I Wished I Could Take Them Back.”
- “What’s Lost as Handwriting Fades?” by Maria Konnikova
- “My Wife and I Are (Both) Pregnant,” as told to by Alexa Tsoulis-Reay
Mom and Dad recommend:
Dan recommends the best game for children since Ace of Hates: Stinker
Allison recommends Rad American Women A-Z: Rebels, Trailblazers, and Visionaries Who Shaped Our History … and Our Future! by Kate Schatz and Miriam Klein Stahl
This week’s advertisers are Boll and Branch, Club W, and Hello Fresh.
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Podcast produced by Ann Heppermann. Our intern is Shiva Bayat.