Carvell Wallace
Carvell Wallace

Carvell Wallace is a father, writer, and podcaster in Oakland, California. He is a co-host of Slate’s Mom and Dad Are Fighting and has bylines in the New Yorker, GQ, New York Times Magazine, and others. The complete first season of his podcast on race in America, Closer Than They Appear, is available now.

Mom and Dad Are Fighting
Aug. 16 2018 2:19 PMMom and Dad Are Fighting: The “Call Me by Your Screen Name” EditionSlate’s parenting podcast talks about teens on Tinder and lying toddlers.
Care and Feeding
Aug. 15 2018 6:00 AMCan We Give Our 17-Year-Old a Bedtime?Or has that ship sailed?
Care and Feeding
Aug. 8 2018 6:01 AMMy Partner Doesn’t Want My Daughter to Visit My MomShe lost fingers in an accident the last time she visited. How do we move past this?
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
Aug. 2 2018 2:00 PMMom and Dad Are Fighting: The “Sand Couch” EditionSlate’s parenting podcast wonders whether it’s OK to make your toddler wear political slogans he doesn’t understand.
Care and Feeding
Aug. 1 2018 6:00 AMComfort Isn’t Enough. Be a Helper.How do you talk a child through their fear of the future? You work to make it better.
Care and Feeding
July 25 2018 6:01 AMMy Daughter Wants to Know Why Girls Have to Cover Their ChestsHow do I explain it to her?
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
July 19 2018 3:05 PMMom and Dad Are Fighting: The “Blockchain Baby Names” EditionSlate’s parenting podcast on what to do when your son’s friends call him a girl.
Care and Feeding
July 18 2018 6:00 AMMaking a Hospice a HomeCan end-of-life care coexist with healthy family life?
Care and Feeding
July 11 2018 6:01 AMMy Smart, Independent Daughter Is Suddenly Obsessed With Instagram Models and Shallow Teen ShowsThe other day, she wanted to stay home because she had a pimple on her nose.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
July 4 2018 2:00 PMMom and Dad Are Fighting: The “Co-Parenting Conundrum” EditionDeadbeat dads, screen time modeling, and more on Slate’s parenting podcast.
Care and Feeding
July 4 2018 6:00 AMMy 2-Year-Old Co-Worker Is Keeping Me From Working at HomeIt’s really hard to get my job done with a toddler in the next room!
Care and Feeding
June 27 2018 6:01 AMMy Daughter Never Turns Down FoodHow can I help her learn the difference between hunger and boredom?
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
June 21 2018 2:00 PMMom and Dad Are Fighting: The “Do More” EditionSlate’s parenting podcast on workplace discrimination against mothers and hiding your vices from your kids.
Care and Feeding
June 20 2018 6:00 AMMy Kid Doesn’t Want to Volunteer. Is She Hopelessly Selfish?Should service work be optional, or mandatory?
Care and Feeding
June 13 2018 6:00 AMMy Toddler Takes an Hour to Eat DinnerWe are dying of old age waiting for her to finish her chicken nuggets.
Care and Feeding
Aug. 15 2018 6:01 AMCan a 5-Year-Old Do Chores?Valuing hard work is the easy part.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
Aug. 9 2018 2:00 PMMom and Dad Are Fighting: The Eighth Grade EditionTaxidermied animals, Africa trips, and the movie Eighth Grade, on Slate’s parenting podcast.
Care and Feeding
Aug. 8 2018 6:00 AMWeighing Love After LossMy partner insisted I have an abortion, and I regret it. Can our relationship survive?
Care and Feeding
Aug. 1 2018 6:01 AMMy Kid’s Birthday Is Too Close to ChristmasHow can we stop him from feeling like no one cares about him?
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
July 26 2018 2:00 PMMom and Dad Are Fighting: The “Guy in a Gorilla Suit” EditionSlate’s parenting podcast on what to do when your ex is a lousy parent.
Care and Feeding
July 25 2018 6:00 AMThe Lonely MamaThe kids are moving on, and I don’t know what to do with myself.
Care and Feeding
July 18 2018 6:01 AMI Pack Extra Lunches for My Son’s Needy Friends. Now They’re Bullying Him.How can I support my son without abandoning these kids?
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
July 12 2018 2:00 PMMom and Dad Are Fighting: The “Accidental Drunkenness” EditionSlate’s parenting podcast on what to do when teasing goes too far.
Care and Feeding
July 11 2018 6:00 AMMy Niece Wears Her MAGA Hat to Family PartiesWhat should I do?
Care and Feeding
July 4 2018 6:01 AMMy Husband Is an Old-Fashioned DisciplinarianYou can’t expect a 4-year-old to follow the rules.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
June 28 2018 2:01 PMMom and Dad Are Fighting: The “Summer Break” EditionSlate’s parenting podcast on what to do when school’s out.
Care and Feeding
June 27 2018 6:00 AMCan I Parent Without Facebook?I hate the social media company, but how will I stay in touch with parents in my community without it?
Care and Feeding
June 20 2018 6:01 AMMean Girls Are Making Third Grade MiserableMany apology notes have been written, but nothing changes.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
June 14 2018 2:00 PMMom and Dad Are Fighting: The “Easy Baby Envy” EditionSlate’s parenting podcast on those parents who have it easy and how we hate them.
Care and Feeding
June 6 2018 6:00 AMI Think My Mom’s New Husband Is Trying to Groom My KidBut my mom won’t take my concerns seriously.

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