Parenting, Media, and Everything In Between

What Parents Need to Know Before Buying Google Home or Amazon Echo
Caroline Knorr
Senior Parenting Editor | Mom of one
Google Home and Amazon Echo -- the sleek, voice-activated home assistants that do everything from turn off your lights to read your kids a story -- are being touted as the smartest things since... read more

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Caroline Knorr
Senior Parenting Editor | Mom of one
What's the Best Game Console for Kids?
If your kids are at the age where you're considering buying a game console, now might be the right time. Whether you want the immersive virtual reality of the Sony PlayStation or the portability of... read more
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Frannie Ucciferri
Associate Managing Editor | Kid at heart
How to Protect Your Kid from "Fortnite" Scams
You were just getting used to your kid's obsession with Fortnite, and now, all you hear about is V-Bucks. V-Bucks, like Robux on Roblox, are Fortnite's in-game currency. Players use them to buy the... read more
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Where Kids Find Hate Online
Hate speech is all over the internet. Fueled by trolls, extremists, false information, and a group mentality, this kind of cruelty against a religion, ethnicity, sexual identity, gender, race -- or... read more
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Caroline Knorr
Senior Parenting Editor | Mom of one
Explaining the News to Our Kids
If it bleeds, it leads. The old newsroom adage about milking stories for sensationalism seems truer than ever today. And with technology doing the heavy lifting -- sending updates, tweets, posts, and... read more
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Frannie Ucciferri
Associate Managing Editor | Kid at heart
7 Movies for Little Kids Coming to Theaters This Winter
Kids have a lot to look forward to during the winter months. There's time off from school, the excitement of opening presents, and, for many families, a fun tradition of going to the movies.... read more
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Use Your Phone Less (with Tools from Apple, Google, Snapchat and More)
The internet invasion started slowly. But then it came all at once. Suddenly, we're checking email at 3 a.m., fighting with our kids to make them shut down their devices, and staring at screens... read more
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Sierra Filucci
Executive Editor, Parenting Content and Distribution | Mom of two
How My Kid Found Friends on "Fortnite"
When we moved to a new town last summer, I wasn't sure how my 12-year-old son would make new friends. I saw lots of kids his age biking around our new neighborhood or playing ball at the park. But... read more
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Rachel Sarah
Guest Blogger | Book Reviewer | Mom of two
Here's Real Proof That a Cellphone Contract Works
The decision to give our eighth-grade daughter an iPhone was not a hard one. She was already using my old flip phone responsibly, checking in and responding to my calls and texts. She hadn't damaged... read more
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