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Preschoolers

Caroline Knorr
Parenting Editor | Mom of one
Did you read to your kids today? Did you park them in front of the television? Did you hand over your iPhone to keep them from whining at the grocery store? If so, you're not alone. A new study by... read more
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Sierra Filucci
Editorial Manager, Ratings and Reviews | Mom of two
16 Off Your Radar TV Shows Sure, SpongeBob makes the kids laugh, and So, You Think You Can Dance? is fun for the whole family, but there's a lot of television out there that doesn't get much... read more
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Caroline Knorr
Parenting Editor | Mom of one
A lot has happened in the world of children's entertainment since the American Academy of Pediatrics issued its 1999 recommendation of no TV for children under 2. But 10-plus years later, the... read more
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Betsy Bozdech
Managing Editor | Mom of one
To this day, the only movie that has directly given me nightmares is Watership Down. I saw it when I was 7 or 8, and I'm sure that my parents had only the best of intentions. Yes, it was based on... read more
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Caroline Knorr
Parenting Editor | Mom of one
Every generation seems to bemoan the erosion of manners. But while today's parents can happily bid a fond farewell to old-fashioned notions like "children should be seen and not heard," politeness... read more
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Caroline Knorr
Parenting Editor | Mom of one
Tips to manage your preschooler's app habit There are better teething devices than electronics. If your kids start to put your phone in their mouth, they're too young to use it. Find something... read more
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Caroline Knorr
Parenting Editor | Mom of one
Common Sense Media is making improvements to our website and would like your help. If you're a parent and live in the San Francisco Bay Area, you may qualify to participate in a one-hour one-on-... read more
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Ingrid Simone
Senior Editor, Apps | Mom of two
McDonald's recently launched a new marketing campaign aimed at little kids. The company put Ronald McDonald to work in TV ads that encourage kids to visit HappyMeal.com. And not long after... read more
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