Parenting, Media, and Everything In Between

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Erin Wilkey Oh
Senior Editor, Graphite | Mom of one
I didn't expect parenthood would rekindle my relationship with -- of all things -- my phone. But there I was, with a tiny human attached to me for 10 hours a day, my mind swirling with tasks to be... read more
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Caroline Knorr
Parenting Editor | Mom of one
Before baby, you were a Facebooking, Instagramming, texting fool, sharing everything from your perfect pasta dish to your hella-good manicure. Now, looking at your little bundle of joy, you may be... read more
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Gone are the days of Facebook as a one-stop shop for all social-networking needs. Recent reports go back and forth on teens' favorite digital hangout, but the fact is that these days, teens are... read more
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Caroline Knorr
Parenting Editor | Mom of one
We've all seen that dad yakking away on his cell phone at the playground while his 3-year-old resorts to increasingly desperate measures to get his attention. We've also been that parent. We answer... read more
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Caroline Knorr
Parenting Editor | Mom of one
Many parents struggle with exactly how much screen time is OK for their kids. Is a half-hour show OK but a full-length movie "bad"? The truth is, there is no magic formula. A healthy media diet is... read more
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Regan McMahon
Senior Editor, Books | Mom of two
If you have preschoolers or a new baby at home, you're in luck this month. Stellar books for preschoolers show the joy of baby's first word, exhausting efforts to get a noisy barnyard baby to sleep,... read more
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Jim Steyer
CEO and Founder | Dad of four
I wanted to share the letter to President Obama that Common Sense Media signed along with 13 other leading consumer and privacy organizations today. The joint letter acknowledges the president's... read more
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Caroline Knorr
Parenting Editor | Mom of one
Just think: Your baby will be part of one of the first generations to grow up totally digitally connected. She may learn to dance with the Sesame Street gang. She may become fixated on YouTube's... read more
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