Mom & Dad: Home Alone
Thursday, 5 December
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On this week’s episode: Dan, Jamilah, and guest host Katherine Goldstein answer listener questions from a parent looking for ways to enjoy family visits and a neighbor who is worried for the kids next door who were left behind. For Slate Plus, what should you NOT say to someone expecting twins. Sign up for Slate Plus here.
Jamilah recommends matching outfits with your kid.
Katherine recommends Shrinky Dinks as a creative way to pass a few hours.
Dan recommends That Was Awkward: The Art and Etiquette of the Awkward Hug from Emily Flake.
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Podcast produced by Rosemary Belson.
Jamilah Lemieux is a writer, cultural critic, and communications strategist based in California.
Dan Kois is an editor and writer at Slate. He’s the author of How to Be a Family and the co-author of The World Only Spins Forward.
Katherine Goldstein is a journalist as well as the creator and host of The Double Shift, a reported, narrative podcast about a new generation of working mothers.
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