Allison Benedikt
Allison Benedikt Allison Benedikt

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

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.
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
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
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 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
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
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
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
Jan. 22 2016 10:00 AMDon’t Procrastinate on Getting Your Baby a Passport! She’ll Thank You Later.Flying with a baby on board? Slate’s president, Keith Hernandez, shares a parenting triumph. 
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
Dec. 22 2015 11:08 AMThe “Fail Birthday” Bonus SegmentThe Mom and Dad Are Fighting hosts welcome Faith Smith, who reveals her recent parenting fail. 
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
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.
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
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.
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
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. 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. 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
June 23 2016 3:09 PMIs Hypnobirthing Worth It?Natural childbirth can be great … until complications arise.
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
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 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. 
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
Feb. 4 2016 4:55 PMGetting Kids to Open Their Minds (and Mouths)Tried everything to get your kid to eat? Try this.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
Jan. 11 2016 4:00 PMThe Rise and Fail of Rigid Routines  Is adding structure to your kid’s chaotic routine helping or hurting him? 
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. 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.
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.
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. 
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.
Science
April 1 2015 11:01 AM“I’m Going to a Condom Conference in New Orleans!”L.V. Anderson and her editor Allison Benedikt talk about the challenges of reporting on condom development, conducting lambskin experiments, and more.

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