Parenting, Media, and Everything In Between

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Liza Fowler
Marketing Specialist
A recent recipient of the Common Sense Seal, Belle and Sebastian is one of this summer's best movie picks for families. Based on the Cecile Aubry novel Belle et Sebastien, the film follows a young... read more
Betsy Bozdech
Executive Editor, Ratings & Reviews | Mom of two
I understand why my 5-year-old daughter loves princess stories, but I still cringe every time her pretend play involves falling in love with a prince, getting married, and living happily ever after.... read more
Regan McMahon
Senior Editor, Books | Mom of two
Grab a book for the road, tuck one in your kid's backpack for camp, pop a beach read in with the sunscreen, or curl up with your kid and a picture book in a cozy corner at home. Wherever you go,... read more
Caroline Knorr
Parenting Editor | Mom of one
Whether or not you smoke cigarettes or support legalizing marijuana, you probably don't want your kids lighting up. But the rise of e-cigs, vaporizers, and decriminalized pot may make your standard... read more
Regan McMahon
Senior Editor, Books | Mom of two
Kids reading is something to celebrate. But if your kid's an advanced reader -- a preschooler who’s already reading, or an elementary or middle school kid who’s reading way above grade level -- ... read more
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Discovering the joys of Harry Potter is a rite of passage for kids today. Since J.K. Rowling released the first book more than 15 years ago, kids have been devouring the books, watching the movies,... read more
You probably never thought you'd see the day when Facebook wasn't the center of teens' universe. But keeping up with Facebook friends through ad-filled news feeds and lengthy profiles, especially... read more
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


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