Am I A Spoiled Brat?

On this week’s episode, Rebecca, Jamilah and Dan answer listener questions from a mom that wants her mother to be more supportive an a worried grandma who is looking for the right way to have a tough conversation with a child. As usual, we share our triumphs and fails and offer up some recommendations. For Slate Plus, Rebecca shares how the big day of dropping her kid off at college went. Sign up for Slate Plus here.


Dan recommends the comic series, Real Friends, by Shannon Hale and LeUyen Pham.

Jamilah recommends visiting your local pain management specialist if you’re experiencing some body ails.

Rebecca recommends the Netflix series Derry Girls. Fans of Derry Girls can check out Dan’s most read Slate article of the year, The Many Faces of Derry Girls’ Saoirse-Monica Jackson.

If you’re interested in the cousin rivalry at Market Basket that Rebecca mentioned in today’s triumph or fail, read the Slate article here

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Podcast produced by Jess Jupiter.

Hosts Rebecca Lavoie, Jamilah Lemieux, and Dan Kois

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