Parenting, Media, and Everything In Between

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Regan McMahon
Senior Editor, Books | Mom of two
Today, when the latest campaign trail gaffe or political scandal goes viral, your kids will likely hear about it before you do. How will they know whether a claim or a charge is based in fact, an... read more
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Caroline Knorr
Senior Parenting Editor | Mom of one
Everyone knows that half the fun of the Super Bowl is the commercials. With advertisers paying $5 million per 30-second spot, the results are usually pretty spectacular -- and often sexist,... read more
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Polly Conway
TV Editor
When kids' TV shows bill themselves as educational, lots of parents take their word for it. But how many of these shows are backed by childhood-development principles, quality research, and an... read more
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Sierra Filucci
Executive Editor, Parenting Content | Mom of two
If you own a smartphone, chances are, you love it. You take pictures of your kids, stay in touch with friends and family, keep up with the news, and text your spouse reminders to pick up milk. It's... read more
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Betsy Bozdech
Executive Editor, Ratings & Reviews | Mom of two
Po the panda -- aka the Dragon Warrior -- and his friends the Furious Five return for more action-packed adventures in Kung Fu Panda 3. This time around, Po (voiced by Jack Black) must face the scary... read more
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Caroline Knorr
Senior Parenting Editor | Mom of one
Is there any day of the year that kids look forward to more than a snow day? After the snowball fights, snow angels, and snowman building, it's time to enjoy some family time indoors. Our snow day... read more
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Caroline Knorr
Senior Parenting Editor | Mom of one
If Minecraft has taken over your kids and you hardly know who they are or what they're talking about anymore, you're in good company. But, although you may love that the game helps build 21st-century... read more
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Betsy Bozdech
Executive Editor, Ratings & Reviews | Mom of two
Need somewhere to go after you visit that galaxy far, far away? Or is your kid not quite ready for lightsaber duels and blaster battles? We've picked a few of our sci-fi favorites for adventure ... read more
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