Allison Benedikt
Allison Benedikt Allison Benedikt

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

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.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
April 29 2016 11:50 AMMemories of Our Moms Mom and Dad Are Fighting shares loving memories in anticipation of Mother’s Day.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
April 15 2016 8:00 AMShould You Ever Discipline Another Parent’s Kid? Mom and Dad Are Fighting navigates a tricky playground faceoff.  
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
March 31 2016 5:12 PMHow to Make It Across the Country With a Toddler in TowSlate’s new director of technology shares a traveling triumph.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
March 18 2016 3:25 PMMy Doula Talked Me Into Hypnobirthing Can the kooky-sounding class really ease your natural childbirth? Here’s what we thought. 
The Slatest
March 15 2016 9:47 PMMen With Platforms Have Thoughts on Hillary Clinton’s Face and Voice
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
Feb. 22 2016 4:15 PMIf Your Kid Catches You Smoking At a live show in Brooklyn, Mom and Dad Are Fighting asks its audience to settle some of your biggest parenting conundrums. 
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
May 12 2016 2:21 PMMom and Dad Are Fighting, the “Is Grit Good?” EditionListen to Slate’s parenting podcast on grit, game theory, and online message boards.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
April 29 2016 11:31 AMMom and Dad Are Fighting: The Mothers and Meddlers EditionListen to Slate’s parenting podcast for great stories about great moms and an interview with Susan Sarandon.  
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
April 14 2016 4:17 PMMom and Dad Are Fighting: The Positive Opposites EditionListen to Slate’s parenting podcast about vegan preschools and non-punishments.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
March 31 2016 10:05 AMThe Defending Easter Edition Listen to Slate’s parenting podcast about maintaining a healthy relationship with your school principal and the crumminess of Easter. 
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
March 18 2016 12:53 PMThe Trump Is a Very Bad Man EditionListen to Slate’s parenting podcast about talking to your kids about Trump and raising a transgender child. 
The Slatest
Feb. 27 2016 8:16 PMHillary Clinton Opens Her South Carolina Victory Speech With a Swipe at Donald Trump
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
Feb. 20 2016 8:49 AMMom and Dad Are Fighting: The Live From Brooklyn EditionListen to Slate’s parenting podcast about surrogacy and making art for kids.

READ MORE STORIES