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Maria O Alvarez
Dir. Latino Content & Outreach | Mom of two
Be Inspired by TV's Latina Role Models
"Diversity" is a lot more than the latest buzzword in Hollywood. When kids see positive portrayals of people who share their background and culture on TV, it can be truly life-changing. It plants the... read more
Sierra Filucci
Executive Editor, Parenting Content | Mom of two
How to Raise a Good Human in a Digital World
As parents, we have many hopes for our kids. We want them to grow up to live happy, successful lives. We hope they'll find love, maybe have kids of their own, and pursue their dreams. But at the... read more
Caroline Knorr
Senior Parenting Editor | Mom of one
How Colleges Use Kids' Social Media Feeds
Hey, all you college-bound kids: What's the easiest thing you can do to impress prospective schools? It's not your GPA. It's not the debate team. It's your Facebook – and your Twitter, Snapchat,... read more
Polly Conway
TV Editor | Aunt of two
7 Fall 2016 TV Shows You Really Shouldn't Miss
Whether you've cut the cord or love live TV, there's plenty to entertain the fam this fall. You'll find strong female leads, uniquely gifted characters, history lessons, and more in a lineup that... read more
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Grace Jordan
Manager, Brand Marketing
Cast Your Vote for Common Sense Media's SXSW Panels
Though it began as a small group of folks discussing the future of media and entertainment, South by Southwest (SXSW) has grown to become one of the most influential gatherings of media and... read more
Christine Elgersma
Senior Editor, Apps| Mom of one
6 Research-Backed Sites and Apps That Can Boost Your Kid's Report Card
For many parents and kids grading season isn't the slam-dunk, high-five, fist-bumping celebration you were hoping for. But you don't need to hire an expensive tutor or run off to the after-school... read more
Betsy Bozdech
Executive Editor, Ratings & Reviews | Mom of two
5 Conversations to Have with Your Kids After Kubo and the Two Strings
Kubo and the Two Strings is an epic adventure set in an alternative fantasy Japan, with strong themes of courage and teamwork. And despite its peril and scary scenes, at heart this Common Sense Seal-... read more
10 TV Kids Who Totally Crush It
Ever since the days of Leave It to Beaver and Father Knows Best, TV kids have been a big hit with kid audiences. Young characters are more than relatable. Their age makes them trustworthy, too. And... read more
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