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In this week’s parenting podcast, Slate editors Allison Benedikt and Dan Kois talk to Belle Boggs about her new book, The Art of Waiting: On Fertility, Medicine, and Motherhood. Then elementary school teacher Matt Dicks joins us to answer listener questions about back-to-school season. Plus parenting triumphs and fails, recommendations, and a listener call about marital strife.
This week on Slate Plus, Slate deputy editor John Swansburg reveals if his recent run-in with a puppeteer babysitter was a triumph or fail.
Items discussed on the show:
Dan recommends that mothers and daughters watch Gilmore Girls together.
Allison recommends those special tennis balls for kids. They will help your kids hit the ball and also help your kids not yell at you for not hitting to them exactly as they want you to.
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Podcast produced by Efim Shapiro.