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Angela Zimmerman
Editorial Content Manager
These memorable movie and TV moms have made us laugh, cry, and sing. They've entertained and inspired us, and at times even taught us. Through silly classic sitcoms to big screen musicals and... read more
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Angela Zimmerman
Editorial Content Manager
In the aftermath of the Boston Marathon bombings, we've been teaching kids the importance of discerning fact from fiction on the news. We also launched a collection of essential reads for kids and... read more
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Angela Zimmerman
Editorial Content Manager
The Boston Marathon bombings brought the nation to its knees this week, but through the tears and turmoil, a comedian's viral Facebook post offered some optimistic perspective. In addition, movie... read more
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Sierra Filucci
Editorial Manager, Ratings and Reviews | Mom of two
My brother and sister are more than a decade younger than me, so they were often running around the living room while I was catching up on Days of Our Lives. Luckily they didn't pay much attention... read more
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Sierra Filucci
Editorial Manager, Ratings and Reviews | Mom of two
You wouldn't send your kid to a sleepover without telling the parents about your kid's allergies or bedtime bugaboos. Why not use the same logic with screen time rules? We know it's hard to do. It... read more
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Angela Zimmerman
Editorial Content Manager
The launch of a big, brand-new learning guide has kept the Common Sense team busy this week, but we've also been talking about the latest music meme, a godfather of children's television, and... read more
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Marisa Connolly
Director of Communications
The Grammys stirred up a lot of chatter this weekend, mostly about the revealing outfits the performers might wear while strutting their stuff on the stage. But if you watched the show with your... read more
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Sierra Filucci
Editorial Manager, Ratings and Reviews | Mom of two
Yesterday's Super Bowl was a goldmine of teachable moments, especially around gender stereotypes. What's funny about a beautiful woman kissing a nerdy guy? Why is the wife doing the laundry while... read more
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