Allison Benedikt
Allison Benedikt Allison Benedikt

Allison Benedikt is Slate’s executive editor. Follow her on Twitter.

Mom and Dad Are Fighting
April 26 2018 2:00 PMMom and Dad Are Fighting: The “Joyless Slog” EditionSlate’s parenting podcast on teenage drinking and the drag of toddlerhood.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
March 1 2018 2:00 PMMom and Dad Are Fighting: The “Chickenpox for the Soul” EditionSlate’s parenting podcast on whether you should let your kid share his infection with anti-vaxxers’ children.
Doublex
Dec. 5 2017 12:53 PMThe Upside of Office Flirtation?I’m living it.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
March 2 2017 3:50 PMMom and Dad Are Fighting: The “Allison’s Viking Funeral” EditionSlate’s parenting podcast sends off one of its founding hosts in style.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
Jan. 5 2017 12:43 PMMom and Dad Are Fighting: The Hardest Age EditionListen to Slate’s parenting podcast about parenting tweens and Rogue One.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
Dec. 9 2016 1:39 PMWhen Technology Makes Parenting a Bit HarderThis week’s fail (or triumph?) on Slate’s Mom and Dad Are Fighting.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
Nov. 24 2016 7:00 AMMom and Dad Are Fighting: The Trump, Turkey, and Teens EditionListen to Slate’s parenting podcast on parenting in the age of Trump and the teen movie The Edge of Seventeen.
Family
Nov. 7 2016 2:00 PMWhat Does a President Look Like?Ask a kid to draw one.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
Oct. 27 2016 3:51 PMMom and Dad Are Fighting: The Mom’s With Her EditionListen to Slate’s parenting podcast on the AAP’s new screen-time recommendations and how moms of girls feel about Hillary.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
Oct. 14 2016 11:30 AMMom and Dad Are Fighting: The National Clown Threat EditionListen to Slate’s parenting podcast about kindness and clown fears.
The Slatest
Oct. 4 2016 7:00 PMWatch Tonight’s Vice Presidential Debate on CBS Live
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
Sept. 30 2016 1:22 PMMom and Dad Are Fighting: The Six Kids and 12 Nannies EditionListen to Slate’s parenting podcast on Brangelexit, big families, and elder care.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
Sept. 16 2016 11:04 AMMom and Dad Are Fighting: The How Soon Is Too Soon to Email the Teacher EditionListen to Slate’s parenting podcast about infertility and back-to-school.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
Sept. 2 2016 12:01 PMMom and Dad Are Answering QuestionsSlate’s parenting podcast takes questions from our listeners.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
Aug. 18 2016 2:03 PMMom and Dad Are Fighting: Doping for Kids EditionListen to Slate’s parenting podcast about watching the Olympics with kids and the lack of diversity in children’s literature.
Relationships
March 19 2018 5:55 AMThe Scorekeeper vs. the Pitcher-InnerEvery time we fight, we’re replaying an old argument about whether we really need to keep a running mental spreadsheet of our marital contributions.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
Jan. 12 2018 11:08 AMMom and Dad Are Fighting: The “Look Who’s Back” EditionListen to Slate’s parenting podcast about bad-parent blogging and grandparental unfairness.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
Aug. 24 2017 2:00 PMMom and Dad Are Fighting: Three Fails EditionSlate’s parenting podcast on raising trans kids and accidentally enrolling your child in an all-white summer camp.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
Feb. 2 2017 10:22 AMMom and Dad Are Fighting: The “Child Care War Machine” EditionListen to Slate’s parenting podcast about the cost of child care, vanishing boy-girl friendships, and sports-parent fails.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
Dec. 22 2016 7:45 AMMom and Dad Are Fighting: The See Ya, Dan Kois EditionListen to Slate’s parenting podcast about school diversity and Dan Kois.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
Dec. 8 2016 10:58 AMMom and Dad Are Fighting: The Unexpected Loss EditionListen to Slate’s parenting podcast about the stillbirth experience and kid birthday parties.
Politics
Nov. 8 2016 7:08 AMWhat Twitter Pundits Are Saying About Election DayCheck out the instant spin room.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
Oct. 28 2016 9:49 AMWhen Should Kids Stop Trick-or-Treating?Slate’s parenting podcast on the age when most kids stop.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
Oct. 17 2016 12:30 PMIs There an Algorithm for Disciplining Your Children?Here’s a pretty good formula, according to the hosts of Slate’s parenting podcast.
The Slatest
Oct. 9 2016 6:55 PMWatch Tonight’s Second Presidential Debate on CBS Live
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
Sept. 30 2016 1:53 PMHere’s Why You Shouldn’t Be Afraid to Watch TV With Your KidsSlate’s parenting podcast explains why it’s not a bad idea.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
Sept. 16 2016 4:55 PMA Puppeteer Babysat My Kid. That’s Not the Weird Part.Slate’s Mom and Dad Are Fighting talks about babysitter red flags.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
Sept. 2 2016 1:29 PMWhat’s the First Night of Parenthood Like?Slate’s parenting podcast discusses night No. 1 with your baby.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
Aug. 19 2016 11:29 AMIs It Smart to Plan a Wedding With Your Mom?Mom and Dad Are Fighting tackles the challenges of mother-daughter wedding planning.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
Aug. 15 2016 5:12 PMWhat’s the Best Advice We Can Give You if You’re Moving With Kids?Slate designer Natalie Matthews-Ramo shares why moving with children is so hard.

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