On this week’s episode, Rebecca and Gabe answer a question from a listener whose son has Down syndrome and who wants to know how to respond when other kids treat him badly—and another from a listener whose husband is better than she is at taking me-time. Plus: parenting triumphs and fails, recommendations, and more. And on Slate Plus this week, how to cope with “ridiculously long and expensive” school supply lists.
- Rebecca recommends hosting a foreign exchange student.
- Gabe recommends letting little kids help take care of babies.
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