Parenting, Media, and Everything In Between

Celebrity Influence on Kids

Sierra Filucci
Executive Editor, Parenting Content | Mom of two
7 Celebrity Role Models of 2015 You Can Feel Good About
Celebrities matter to kids. They get lots of praise and attention -- and always look good (even when they claim #nofilter). But as parents know, not all celebs are great role models. Many are famous... read more
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What Kids Can Learn from "The Peanuts Movie"
Just as Inside Out had plenty of conversation starters for parents and kids about feelings and growing up, The Peanuts Movie offers lots of positive messages you can talk about with your kids. And... read more
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Why Media Role Models Matter
As parents, we have a natural instinct to choose who we want our kids to be friends with -- and who we'd rather they not hang around. The same instinct kicks in for media role models. We like Doc... read more
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Maria O Alvarez
Dir. Latino Content & Outreach | Mom of two
Movies, Apps, Tips, and More to Celebrate Hispanic and Latino Culture
Hispanic Heritage Month is an annual event that celebrates and spreads awareness of Hispanic and Latino culture. Common Sense Media is joining the celebration by highlighting advice and great media... read more
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Maria O Alvarez
Dir. Latino Content & Outreach | Mom of two
10 Influential Latino Media Role Models
Positive media role models have a huge influence on kids -- especially those who don't often see themselves represented positively in the media. But as more Latinos receive global acclaim for their... read more
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Sierra Filucci
Executive Editor, Parenting Content | Mom of two
Upgrade Your Daughter's Celebrity Role Models
It probably wasn't too long ago that your daughter's pop culture obsession was trained squarely on Dora the Explorer. Now, she's into Katy Perry, Ariana Grande, and Nicki Minaj. And though there's... read more
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Betsy Bozdech
Executive Editor, Ratings & Reviews | Mom of two
Watch Out! Classic Movies with Racial Stereotypes
Confession time: I know plenty of people love it, but I don't really care for Breakfast at Tiffany's. Sure, Audrey Hepburn is all kinds of fabulous. But her character, Holly Golightly, drives me nuts... read more
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Sierra Filucci
Executive Editor, Parenting Content | Mom of two
When Social Media Targets Women, Turn It into a Teachable Moment
In recent weeks, we’ve seen a spate of social media attacks on female public figures, from actress Ashley Judd to former Red Sox pitcher Curt Shilling's daughter, to Dancing with the Stars contestant... read more
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