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Caroline Knorr
Senior Parenting Editor | Mom of one
Popular Comedy YouTubers Kids Go Crazy Over
Ask kids what they like to watch on YouTube, and the answer is almost always, "Something funny!" (If they're not watching Minecraft videos, beauty vloggers, or other kids, that is.) So it's no wonder... read more
Betsy Bozdech
Executive Editor, Ratings & Reviews | Mom of two
5 Conversations to Have with Your Kids After "The Boss Baby"
Mixing peril and potty humor with messages about teamwork and how there's always enough love to go around in a family, The Boss Baby will entertain kids with its slapstick and parents with the... read more
Polly Conway
TV Editor | Aunt of two
5 Conversations to Have with Your Kids After "Andi Mack"
Disney's sitcom Andi Mack is about a 13-year-old girl with a regular life and a pretty unique family. It's fresh, funny, diverse, and honest, and tweens are falling in love with it already. But it... read more
Michael Robb
Director of Research | Dad of two
Our New Research Shows Where Kids Get Their News and How They Feel About It
The news isn't what it used to be. What was once shared by newspapers, radio, and TV now comes in Snapchat stories, on Facebook Live broadcasts, in Twitter conversations, and through other new forms... read more
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Caroline Knorr
Senior Parenting Editor | Mom of one
What's the Best Game Console for Kids?
If your kids are at the age where you're considering buying a game console, now might be the right time. New developments, including the introduction of virtual reality to the Sony PlayStation and... read more
Frannie Ucciferri
Catalog Data Coordinator | Kid at heart
13 Smartest Female Characters from Movies, TV, and Books
Move over, Sherlock Holmes -- the girl geniuses have arrived. These days, some of the smartest characters from kids' movies, TV shows, and books are female. And with research -- published in 2017... read more
Sierra Filucci
Executive Editor, Parenting Content | Mom of two
Teaching Kids Media Smarts During Breaking News
When big news breaks, it's easy to get caught up in following the news online. But while the internet -- from major news sites to Twitter -- can be a valuable place to find useful information, it... read more
Christine Elgersma
Senior Editor, Apps| Mom of one
News Literacy 101
If it's tough for us grown-ups to figure out what's real news and what's fake these days, imagine how difficult it is for kids. Among hearing opinions at home, talking with friends, learning from... read more
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