Allison Benedikt
Allison Benedikt Allison Benedikt

Allison Benedikt is Slate’s news director. Follow her on Twitter.

Mom and Dad Are Fighting
Dec. 17 2015 3:59 PMMom and Dad Are Fighting: The Dan Goes to the Mall EditionListen to Slate’s parenting podcast on the new No Child Left Behind Act, plus Dan interviews dads at the mall.  
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
Dec. 3 2015 11:52 AMMom and Dad Are Fighting: The Dear Prudence EditionListen to Slate’s parenting podcast on how to explain tragic events to your kids, plus parenting advice from new Prudie Mallory Ortberg. 
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
Nov. 19 2015 4:00 PMMom and Dad Are Fighting: The Another Obama Administration Official EditionListen to Slate’s parenting podcast discuss the nation’s educational problems and nonbelieving parents embracing church.  
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
Nov. 5 2015 1:38 PMMom and Dad Are Fighting: The Agony of Defeat EditionListen to Slate’s parenting podcast about new screen-time recommendations and parenting through your kids’ sports heartbreak.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
Oct. 22 2015 12:04 PMMom and Dad Are Fighting: The Live From Basically the White House EditionListen to Slate’s parenting podcast discuss politics, politicians, and pop culture.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
Oct. 8 2015 12:51 PMMom and Dad Are Fighting: The Adult Trick-or-Treat EditionListen to Slate’s parenting podcast about cancer, Halloween, and other scary things.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
Sept. 10 2015 11:52 AMMom and Dad Are Fighting: Hikes for Whiners EditionListen to Slate’s parenting podcast on getting kids outside and the downside of summer break.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
Aug. 13 2015 2:50 PMMom and Dad Are Fighting: The Lower Your Expectations EditionListen to Slate’s parenting podcast on college costs and family vlogging.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
July 30 2015 9:19 AMMom and Dad Are Fighting: The After Sex After Baby EditionListen to Slate’s parenting podcast on viral parenting and raising an organic child.
Slate Plus
July 8 2015 11:54 AM“When You Do Something, It Will Follow You”Is the ability to erase your online past a good thing? Slate editors weigh in. 
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
June 17 2015 6:22 PMMom and Dad Are Fighting: “Voodoo Doll” and “Come on Eileen” Extra EditionSuperchunk’s Mac McCaughan plays a few songs from his life as a dad.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
June 4 2015 10:38 AMMom and Dad Are Fighting: Your Kids Are Not Getting Scholarships EditionListen to Slate’s parenting podcast on the endless hell of travel sports teams and wealthy motherhood. 
Triumphs and Fails
May 21 2015 2:08 PMParenting Triumph: Mom Is Going to the Circus!Sometimes being a parent is more important than work.
Triumphs and Fails
May 8 2015 4:33 PMGetting a Staple Out of Your Child’s FingerThere are some things school nurses can’t do.
Triumphs and Fails
April 23 2015 4:53 PMBut I Don’t Like Basketball!Parenting triumphs on helping your children try new things and getting excited about reading.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
Dec. 7 2015 11:39 AMThe “Total Disaster Area of Parenting” Bonus SegmentPolitical Gabfest panelist David Plotz shares a parenting conundrum with Mom and Dad Are Fighting.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
Nov. 20 2015 5:14 PMThe “Attaching a Special Hose to My Toilet” Bonus SegmentThe hosts of Mom and Dad Are Fighting chat with Ruth Graham, who shares a parenting fail that she considers a triumph. 
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
Nov. 6 2015 4:02 PMThe “Big Fans of Vexillology” Bonus SegmentSlate’s Mom and Dad Are Fighting hosts chat with Mike Pesca, who shares a parenting triumph.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
Oct. 26 2015 8:30 AMThe “Voluminous Ocean of Fails” Bonus SegmentThe Mom and Dad Are Fighting crew is live from D.C. to share their best and worst parenting experiences.
Politics
Oct. 16 2015 12:36 PMWhat Happened at Slate This Week?What Slate’s news director read when she wasn’t marshaling our coverage of the Democratic debate.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
Sept. 24 2015 9:30 AMMom and Dad Are Fighting: The Two Truths and a Lie EditionListen to Slate’s parenting podcast on foster parenting and making a mess with your children.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
Aug. 27 2015 3:53 PMMom and Dad Are Fighting: The Back to School EditionListen to Slate’s parenting podcast on sending your children back to school.
Culturebox
Aug. 3 2015 11:48 AMBehind the Year of Outrage Here’s how Slate tracked down everything we were angry about in 2014. 
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
July 16 2015 10:39 AMMom and Dad Are Fighting: The Sex After Baby EditionListen to Slate’s parenting podcast on the dangers of helicopter parenting and having sex (or not) after having a baby.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
June 18 2015 12:16 PMMom and Dad Are Fighting: The “Live From Durham” EditionListen as Slate’s parenting podcast discusses indie-rock dadhood and the songs kids love and parents hate.
Weddings
June 15 2015 4:00 PM“A Modest Affair in Which I Will Entertain 100 or So People”Two future Slate grooms debate the importance of wedding planning.
Behind the Scenes
June 1 2015 12:28 PMSlate Gets ResultsWe Googled ourselves. It wasn’t the first time. It won’t be the last. 
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
May 21 2015 10:49 AMMom and Dad Are Fighting: The Attacking Molly Weasley EditionListen to Slate’s parenting podcast on having a child while single and a New York City school that is dividing children into groups by race.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
May 7 2015 11:11 AMMom and Dad Are Fighting: The Xenomorph Mom EditionListen to Slate’s parenting podcast on the best moms in pop culture and talking to your kids about death.  
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
April 23 2015 10:14 AMMom and Dad Are Fighting: The Barrenness EditionListen to Slate’s parenting podcast on child support and the choice not to have children. 

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