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In this week’s parenting podcast, Slate editors Allison Benedikt and Dan Kois talk about the tough choices and conversations that go along with putting the family dog to sleep. Then, for Father’s Day, Slate staffers share great stories about their dads, step-dads, and father figures in their lives. Plus parenting triumphs and fails, recommendations, and a listener call about how scary you can be to your children, which we get help answering from Dr. Robin Berman.
This week on Slate Plus, Allison and Dan share their own dad stories.
Items discussed on the show:
- A kinda awful but also kinda relatable thing Allison wrote about having a dog when you also have kids.
- Permission to Parent: How to Raise Your Child with Love and Limits, by Robin Berman.
Mom and Dad recommend:
Dan recommends Paper Girls, by Brian K. Vaughan and Cliff Chiang, for teenagers.
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Podcast produced by Ann Heppermann.