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In this week’s parenting podcast, Slate editors Allison Benedikt and Dan Kois talk to Political Gabfest host Emily Bazelon and author and public defender Dwayne Betts about the very particular problems of talking with your kids about a Trump presidency. Then, Dan interviews Kelly Fremon Craig, director of the great new teen movie The Edge of Seventeen, about teen sexuality and mother-daughter battles. Plus parenting triumphs and fails, recommendations, and a listener call about getting your kids a phone.
This week on Slate Plus, Dan, Allison, and Emily Bazelon talk about what they’re thankful for.
Items discussed on the show:
Dan recommends Kate Beasley’s Gertie’s Leap to Greatness.
Allison recommends Sydney Taylor’s The All-of-a-Kind Family.
This week’s advertisers are Texture, Little Passports, and Speakaboos.
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Podcast produced by Zack Dinerstein.