The Silent Treatment Edition

05.20.2021 - By Mom and Dad Are Fighting | Slate's parenting show

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On this week’s episode: Elizabeth and Jamilah are joined by Emily Flake, cartoonist and author of Mama Tried and That Was Awkward. They advise a parent whose husband is ignoring their teens and giving them the silent treatment when they anger him. Then they have some tips for a mom who is desperate for some alone time. 
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Emily recommends The Mitchells vs. the Machines on Netflix. 
Jamilah recommends Girls5eva on Peacock. 
Elizabeth recommends the Peapod Plus ids travel bed. 
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Podcast produced by Rosemary Belson.

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