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
Feb. 22 2018 2:00 PMMom and Dad Are Fighting: The “Professionalized Childhood” EditionSlate’s parenting podcast on what to do when your kid doesn’t like to do anything.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
Feb. 15 2018 4:57 PMMom and Dad Are Fighting: The “Vintage Suitcase” EditionSlate’s parenting podcast answers questions about toxic relatives and layabout fathers.
Care and Feeding
Feb. 9 2018 11:39 AMWhy Won’t My Grown Daughter Answer My Texts?Carvell counsels a dad whose adult child still harbors resentment.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
Feb. 1 2018 2:30 PMMom and Dad Are Fighting: The “Binky Barter” EditionListen to Slate’s parenting podcast about coping with divorce.
Care and Feeding
Jan. 26 2018 5:45 AMWhat Color Should My Child Be?A black woman asks about the ethics and the optics of choosing a white sperm donor.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
Jan. 18 2018 2:00 PMMom and Dad Are Fighting: The “Too Cool for School” EditionListen to Slate’s parenting podcast about raising prodigies.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
Jan. 12 2018 11:08 AMMom and Dad Are Fighting: The “Look Who’s Back” EditionListen to Slate’s parenting podcast about bad-parent blogging and grandparental unfairness.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
Dec. 28 2017 2:00 PMMom and Dad Are Fighting: The “Potty Camp” EditionPotty training, divorced holidays, and more on Slate’s parenting podcast.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
Dec. 14 2017 3:43 PMMom and Dad Are Fighting: The “Your Child Is Made of Meat” EditionListen to Slate’s parenting podcast about trouble on the live-streaming site Periscope.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
Nov. 30 2017 4:45 PMMom and Dad Are Fighting: The “Grandpa Rules” EditionListen to Slate’s parenting podcast about raising boys in a culture of misogyny.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
Nov. 16 2017 2:00 PMMom and Dad Are Fighting: The “Sadistic Track Coach” EditionListen to Slate’s parenting podcast about what to do when your in-laws disgust you.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
Nov. 2 2017 2:00 PMMom and Dad Are Fighting: The “What’s Under the Bed?” EditionListen to Slate’s parenting podcast about these young people today with their cellphones at the dinner table.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
Oct. 19 2017 2:06 PMMom and Dad Are Fighting: The “Poison Resentment” EditionSlate’s parenting podcast talks to John Culhane about being a two-dad family.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
Sept. 28 2017 2:00 PMMom and Dad Are Fighting: The “Parenting Obsolescence” EditionListen to Slate’s parenting podcast about why pre-K matters and how to make it work.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
Sept. 14 2017 2:00 PMMom and Dad Are Fighting: The “Competitive Stepparenting” EditionListen to Slate’s parenting podcast about how to be a good long-distance stepparent.
Care and Feeding
Feb. 21 2018 6:00 AMLook, Little Chef, Stop Using All My Arborio Rice in Your Kitchen ExperimentsAdvice for a parent whose creative kid has been watching too many cooking shows.
Care and Feeding
Feb. 14 2018 6:00 AMI Don’t Want to Go Out. I Want to Stay In.Advice for a mom who loves quiet time with her toddler but whose husband wants her to go out to the bar with him.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
Feb. 8 2018 2:00 PMMom and Dad Are Fighting: The “Secret Twins” EditionSlate’s parenting podcast hears from a mother whose cunning stuffie-management scheme is about to blow up.
Care and Feeding
Jan. 31 2018 1:00 PMStop Hovering Over My Kid!Advice for a mom whose son’s best friend is being raised by helicopter parents.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
Jan. 25 2018 3:14 PMMom and Dad Are Fighting: The “15 Candles” EditionListen to Slate’s parenting podcast about discrimination in kindergarten.
Care and Feeding
Jan. 16 2018 5:54 AMWhat Do I Say to a 13-Year-Old Friend of the Family Who’s Madly in Love … With Me?Introducing Slate’s new parenting advice column.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
Jan. 4 2018 3:00 PMMom and Dad Are Fighting: The “Becoming Aunt Gertie” EditionSlate’s parenting podcast responds to a listener whose children love the stepfather who abused her.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
Dec. 21 2017 2:00 PMMom and Dad Are Fighting: The “Spontaneous Holiday Grinch” EditionListen to a holiday episode of Slate’s parenting podcast.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
Dec. 7 2017 2:00 PMMom and Dad Are Fighting: The “What’s Elf on the Shelf?” EditionListen to Slate’s parenting podcast about estranged grandparents and rule-bound children.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
Nov. 23 2017 2:00 PMMom and Dad Are Fighting: The “Who’s Your Mommy?” EditionListen to Slate’s parenting podcast about stepparent problems and saying no to a toddler.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
Nov. 9 2017 2:00 PMMom and Dad Are Fighting: The “If You Give a Mouse a Handout” EditionListen to Slate’s parenting podcast about going back to work after having a baby.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
Oct. 26 2017 2:00 PMMom and Dad Are Fighting: The “Your Life Is Terrible” EditionListen to Slate’s parenting podcast about what to do when your kids prefer your partner.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
Oct. 5 2017 2:01 PMMom and Dad Are Fighting: The “Full Brony” EditionListen to Slate’s parenting podcast about what to do when your daughter wants a doll that doesn’t look like her.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
Sept. 21 2017 2:00 PMMom and Dad Are Fighting: The “Emotional Bloodshed” EditionListen to Slate’s parenting podcast about judging the other mom on the playdate.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
Aug. 31 2017 2:00 PMMom and Dad Are Fighting: The “Abstraction of Hooptyism” EditionListen to Slate’s parenting podcast about vaccinations, day care, and more.

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