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Slate’s New Parenting Podcast

posted by Nell Minow

I am a big fan of Slate’s podcasts, especially the Culture Gabfest, and am delighted that Dan Kois (of the excellent Book Club) is co-hosting a new one about parenting.  Kois and his co-host, Alison Benedikt, lead off with their own current struggles and triumphs (so far managing to be candid without overly intruding on the privacy of their spouses or children).  The current episode takes a more nuanced approach in discussing the current fan of “mindful parenting” than Slate’s Double X essay by Hanna Rosin and I like its overall tone, friendly, accessible, supportive, and curious.

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