Parenting, Media, and Everything In Between

  • Regan McMahon
    Senior Editor, Books | Mom of two
    Anyone who's "read" a picture book can tell you that you don't need words to tell a story. Prereading toddlers and preschoolers can follow a story told in pictures, a parent or child can narrate the... read more
  • Regan McMahon
    Senior Editor, Books | Mom of two
    As the school year winds down, thoughts turn from homework to pleasure reading. And there are lots of fun and engaging reads on the horizon for preschoolers, school-age kids, and teens. Check out our... read more
  • Sierra Filucci
    Executive Editor, Parenting Content | Mom of two
    Before you had kids, a trip to the movies was a no-brainer. You liked the actor or director or the movie poster was cool, so you went. Simple. But if you have little kids, you have to put a bit more... read more
  • Regan McMahon
    Senior Editor, Books | Mom of two
    Kids become lifelong readers for all kinds of reasons. Sometimes there's one key book that captures a kid's imagination and opens him or her up to the exciting world of fiction. Other times, a... read more
  • Sandie Angulo Chen
    Guest Blogger | Movie/DVD/Book Reviewer | Mom of three
    When the kids aren't bingeing on Minecraft or (hopefully) playing outside this summer, chances are they'll be clamoring to see one of the season's big movies. But it can be hard to decide which of... read more

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Angela Zimmerman
Manager, Editorial Partnerships
If your kid is into princesses, chances are she's really into princesses. Whether that means she regularly transforms her bath towel into an Elsa cape or she (or he!) knows every single word to [... read more
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Caroline Knorr
Parenting Editor | Mom of one
It seems like every day there's another story about kids sexting, cyberbullying, or suffering from acute FOMO (fear of missing out). Yes, the risks of social media are real. But there's a lot about... read more
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Sierra Filucci
Executive Editor, Parenting Content | Mom of two
It probably wasn't too long ago that your daughter's pop culture obsession was trained squarely on Dora the Explorer. Now, she's into Katy Perry, Ariana Grande, and Nicki Minaj. And though there's... read more
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Caroline Knorr
Parenting Editor | Mom of one
Make the rules long before they get behind the wheel. Teens love to text. They’ll send messages any time and anywhere. But if they text from behind the wheel of a car, the results could be deadly.... read more
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Caroline Knorr
Parenting Editor | Mom of one
Of all the wild videos kids watch on YouTube, some of the most disturbing are the ones of people fighting. Playground brawls, gang fights, teachers bullying students, students mocking teachers until... read more
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Caroline Knorr
Parenting Editor | Mom of one
Let's play fill in the blank: "You swing like a g---"; "Boys don't c--"; "Be a m--." If you think it's easy to guess the answers, imagine how boys feel. From chisel-chested action stars to scorched-... read more
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Regan McMahon
Senior Editor, Books | Mom of two
After a soggy, snowy winter in lots of the world (and a parched one in the western United States), flowers are popping up all over, along with picture books filled with seeds growing and bunnies... read more
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Betsy Bozdech
Executive Editor, Ratings & Reviews | Mom of two
Confession time: I know plenty of people love it, but I don't really care for Breakfast at Tiffany's. Sure, Audrey Hepburn is all kinds of fabulous. But her character, Holly Golightly, drives me nuts... read more
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