In this week’s parenting podcast, Slate editors Allison Benedikt and Dan Kois talk to author Rosalind Wiseman about the new edition of her classic book Queen Bees and Wannabes and what has changed in the years since the book first came out.* Then they discuss how to divide up parenting chores without fighting about it. Just kidding. They discuss how to divide up parenting chores and fighting about it. Plus parenting triumphs and fails, recommendations, and a special announcement about Dan and the show instead of a listener call.
This week on Slate Plus, Slate designer Natalie Matthews-Ramo shares a moving-related parenting triumph or fail.
Items discussed on the show:
This American Life episode, “Status Update.”
Margaret Talbot’s 2002 profile of Rosalind Wisemen, “Girls Just Want to Be Mean.”
Mom and Mom recommend:
Allison recommends Nickelodeon’s Kids’ Choice Sports Awards. Seriously.
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Podcast produced by Ann Heppermann.
*Correction, Aug. 17, 2016: This post originally misspelled the title of Rosalind Wiseman’s book. (Return.)