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Parents' Ultimate Guide to Discord
Frannie Ucciferri
Associate Managing Editor | Kid at heart
Next up on the list of wacky social apps that teens totally get but leave parents scratching their heads: Discord - Chat for Gamers. Compared with the bright and friendly feeling of kid faves like ... read more

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Christine Elgersma
Senior Editor, Parent Education | Mom of one
Apps to Watch Out for in 2019
It's a new year, and that means new apps on your tweens' and teens' phones. While the old standbys like Snapchat and Instagram are still going strong, there's no shortage of social media, video-... read more
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5 Ways to Block Porn on Your Kid's Devices
Here's the thing: Porn is all over the internet. You can't totally get rid of it. Still, most parents want to do what they can to prevent kids from seeing explicit content. But here's the other thing... read more
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Frannie Ucciferri
Associate Managing Editor | Kid at heart
The Most Anticipated Kids' Movies of 2019
Movie-loving families, clear your 2019 calendars. Whether you've been waiting two years for the next Star Wars or almost 10 years for the next Toy Story, the anticipation is almost over. Kids (as... read more
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Christine Elgersma
Senior Editor, Parent Education | Mom of one
Ultimate Clean-Slate Handbook
We tell our kids that everyone makes mistakes -- and we mean it -- but if the last year was a rough one, it can be hard to bounce back. Past struggles with grades, organization, and friends are easy... read more
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How to Set Parental Controls on the PlayStation 4
If you're going all out for your young gamers, the PS4 is a top pick. The console's exclusive games combined with virtual reality capabilities make PS4 games feel lifelike and immersive -- just how... read more
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How to Set Parental Controls on the Xbox One
For kids who love Microsoft's Xbox One, it's all about the games. Cuphead, Forza Horizon, and Ori and the Blind Forest are the Xbox titles that make gamers keep coming back for more. However, the... read more
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How to Set Parental Controls on the Nintendo Switch
In a field including the Xbox One and the PlayStation 4, the Nintendo Switch comes out as the best game console for families with young kids. Its ultra-user-friendly design, wide selection of kid-... read more
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6 Fortnite Secrets Kids Know But You Don't
Any parent with a Fortnite fiend in their house knows the struggle: How do I keep up with the game's everchanging features, customs, and lingo? And -- even more importantly -- how do I keep kids safe... read more
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