Allison Benedikt
Allison Benedikt Allison Benedikt

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

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.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
Aug. 4 2016 7:01 PMMom and Dad Are Fighting: Mean Girls and Lazy Guys EditionListen to Slate’s parenting podcast about girl dynamics and the division of household labor.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
July 7 2016 11:42 AMWhat to Expect When You’re Unexpectedly the First LadySlate’s parenting podcast on girls and body image and what it’s like to become first lady of an entire country.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
June 23 2016 11:13 AMMom and Dad Are Fighting: The Tale of Two Cities EditionListen to Slate’s parenting podcast about school segregation and toddler antics.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
June 10 2016 1:32 PMLearning to Drive and Well-Worn Dad JokesThe hosts of Slate’s parenting podcast share the lessons they’ve picked up from their own fathers.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
May 31 2016 12:00 PMHow to Pull Off a Bar Mitzvah for Your Atheist SonMom and Dad Are Fighting chats with a mother who forced her son to have a bar mitzvah.
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.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
July 11 2016 4:15 PMYou Were Right, Mom and DadWhat happens when a parenting decision ends with a surprising but resounding victory.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
June 23 2016 3:09 PMIs Hypnobirthing Worth It?Natural childbirth can be great … until complications arise.
The Slatest
June 12 2016 9:14 AM50 People Killed, Many More Wounded, in Orlando Club Mass Shooting
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
June 9 2016 11:24 AMMom and Dad Are Fighting: The Dogs and Dads EditionListen to Slate’s parenting podcast about putting the family dog to sleep and great dads. 
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
May 26 2016 11:34 AMMom and Dad Are Fighting: The Extreme Bedtime EditionListen to Slate’s parenting podcast about absurdly early bedtimes and summer pinkie swears.

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