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Betsy Bozdech
Executive Editor, Ratings & Reviews | Mom of two
5 Conversations to Have with Your Kids After "A Dog's Purpose"
Sweet and poignant, A Dog's Purpose is a tear-jerking drama based on W. Bruce Cameron's 2010 novel about a dog that's reincarnated several times from the 1950s through the 2000s. There are some... read more
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Most Popular Beauty Vloggers on YouTube
Take a look at any tween or teen girl's Instagram or Snapchat and you might be surprised by the perfectly polished faces staring back at you. Their cheekbones are contoured, their brows are sleek,... read more
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Caroline Knorr
Senior Parenting Editor | Mom of one
How to Handle the Violent Videos at Your Kid's Fingertips
Protesters push, shove, and yell obscenities at each other. A young refugee's body washes up on the shore. A bus driver is bullied while students cheer. A man commits suicide. These aren't scenes... read more
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Christine Elgersma
Senior Editor, Apps| Mom of one
5 Strategies for Getting Kids Off Devices
"Just a sec," say nine out of 10 parents answering an email when their kid asks them for something. If it's hard for us to jump out of the digital world, just imagine you're 3 and the lines between... read more
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Sierra Filucci
Executive Editor, Parenting Content | Mom of two
The Ugly Truth Behind Pretty Pictures
Walk past a supermarket checkout stand and you can't help but see models and celebs in bikinis and slinky outfits plastered across magazine covers. Tween favorites such as Taylor Swift and Beyoncé... read more
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Regan McMahon
Senior Editor, Books | Mom of two
14 Books to Help Kids Feel Good About Themselves and Their Bodies
We all want to find entertaining reads for our kids and tweens, but unfortunately, even some of the best stories reinforce body and gender stereotypes. You know the ones: girl characters judged by... read more
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Regan McMahon
Senior Editor, Books | Mom of two
5 Books to Help Teens Explore Body Image
Today's teens are bombarded with images of idealized beauty, whether it's Photoshopped images on the supermarket magazine rack, perfect selfies in their social media feeds, or just pics and videos... read more
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Christine Elgersma
Senior Editor, Apps| Mom of one
7 Signs an App Is a Good Choice for your Preschooler
When you want to buy a book for your kid, you might get a recommendation, flip through it, or look up the author online. Choosing an app is a lot trickier: Sure, you can watch a demo video and read... read more
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