On this week’s episode, Rebecca and Gabe talk to writer Elissa Strauss about the 1 million frozen embryos stored in the United States, including two of her own, and what should be done with them. Then they take a question from a listener whose kids don’t want to spend a weekend with the difficult children of another family. Plus: parenting triumphs and fails, recommendations, and more. And on Slate Plus this week, another report from the frontlines of Rebecca’s sons’ adolescence.
Discussed on the show: “The Leftover Embryo Crisis,” Elissa Strauss’ story in Elle.
- Rebecca recommends taking your teenager on a work trip.
- Gabe recommends getting your father-in-law to play Pretty Pretty Princess with his granddaughter.
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