Parenting, Media, and Everything In Between

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Caroline Knorr
Senior Parenting Editor | Mom of one
Virtual Reality Gear Kids Will Be Begging for This Holiday
Thinking about treating your family to a little virtual reality this holiday? Have no idea where to start? Don't worry. From Google's inexpensive Cardboard VR viewer to Sony's new PlayStation VR,... read more
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Caroline Knorr
Senior Parenting Editor | Mom of one
Device Hacks for Kids with Special Needs
One-size-fits-all might be fine for some things, but it's definitely not OK when it comes to devices. Fortunately, you can tweak most tablets, phones, and computers to make them work better for your... read more
Amanda Nojadera
Editorial Associate | Aunt of two
Media to Support Your Kid's Gender Identity
Kids pick up a lot of cues about how they're "supposed" to look and act from the media. So it can be really tough for kids who don't fit into neat and tidy gender boxes. But, thanks partly to... read more
Angela Zimmerman
Manager, Editorial Partnerships | Mom of one
Which Music-Streaming Service Is Best for Kids?
Music streaming has come a long way since the dawning days of Napster. But it can still be a challenge to find music you don't need to turn off when your kids are around. That's changing. With big... read more
Caroline Knorr
Senior Parenting Editor | Mom of one
How to Choose a Scary Movie for Your Kid
Scariness comes from fear of the unknown, from surprise, and from fears about the loss of a loved one. Different things scare different children; it's not always possible to predict what will... read more
Regan McMahon
Senior Editor, Books | Mom of two
13 Cool STEM Books for Kids Who Love Science (and More)
Digital tools that engage kids in the process of scientific discovery get a lot of STEM attention (deservedly so), but reading also hooks kids on science, technology, engineering, and math. There's a... read more
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Maria O Alvarez
Dir. Latino Content & Outreach | Mom of two
5 Latino YouTubers You Want to Discover
Five up-and-coming Latino YouTube celebrities are breaking barriers -- and breaking records -- by mixing Spanish and English on their successful channels. Their videos prove that content that... read more
Polly Conway
TV Editor | Aunt of two
10 Shows Parents and Teens Will Enjoy Watching Together
Watching TV with your teens has all kinds of pitfalls: out-of-the-blue raunchy sex scenes, a surprise bloodbath (Game of Thrones, anyone?), and other awkward moments you never wanted to share with... read more


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