Jamilah Lemieux, Slate

Jamilah Lemieux


Los Angeles, CA, United States

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  • Slate
  • Inverse
  • Los Angeles Times
  • The Nation
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  • Mic
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Past articles by Jamilah:

My Father Said He Wishes Our Relationship Was More Like His With His Dog

Parenting advice on dog-loving dads, sickly kids, and far-away aunts. → Read More

My Barista Job Has Transformed Into a Babysitting Gig Against My Will

Where are your parents? → Read More

My Wife Flees the House Whenever My Parents Come to Visit the Grandkids

Parenting advice on fleeing wives, precocious teens, and savings decisions. → Read More

My Kids Shouldn’t Know the Real Reason for Our Divorce… Right?

I don't know if I can stay. → Read More

My Daughter Broke up With Her High School Boyfriend. But I’m the One Crying.

This feels inappropriate. → Read More

My Mother Constantly Manipulates Me by Exploiting My Greatest Fear

Parenting advice on worst fears, abusive exes, and absentee mothers. → Read More

My Friend Needs to Know the Truth About Why I Can’t Babysit Her Kid

This time I got lucky. → Read More

I Need to Squash Our Preteen’s Very Strange Crush

How much is too much? → Read More

My Niece’s Teacher Just Embarrassed Her in Front of the Class in the Cruelest Way

Parenting advice on cruel teachers, pot stirrers, and lunch underminers. → Read More

I Think I’ve Discovered Why I’ve Been Failing as a Stepmom

I have no idea what to do with this new information. → Read More

My Mother’s Gift-Giving Obsession Is Causing Us a Major Problem

Parenting advice on too many gifts, very low grades, and a lot of anxiety. → Read More

The Man I’m Seeing Says He Feels “Guilty” For Sleeping With Someone as Young as Me

I just don't understand. → Read More

My Boyfriend Is Perfect. Except in How He Raises His Kids.

It's driven a wedge between them. → Read More

I’m Furious With My Mother-in-Law for Letting My Kid Have Pancakes and Cartoons

Parenting advice on indulgent MILs, body image issues, and treacherous exes. → Read More

My Sister Won’t Stop Giving My Child the Most Tasteless, Useless Gifts

Parenting advice on useless gifts, baby smells, and supporting LGBTQ kids. → Read More

The Whole Family Wants to Get Rid Of My Daughter’s Terrible Boyfriend

His list of awful traits is long. → Read More

Our Daughter’s Feelings About Boys Are Starting to Seem Like a Problem

Parenting advice on “smelly boys,” distant teens, and unreasonable dads. → Read More

My Son-in-Law Is the Worst Kind of Husband

My heart is breaking. → Read More

I’m Very Uncomfortable With the Role My Daughter Insists I Play in Her Fake Weddings

She's discovered the idea of marriage. → Read More

I Caught My Husband Stealing From His Own Child’s Christmas Gifts

Parenting advice on stocking theft, delusional mothers, and being the “fun home.” → Read More