Parenting, Media, and Everything In Between

Celebrity Influence on Kids

Sierra Filucci
Executive Editor, Parenting Content | Mom of two
Are Strong Female Characters Divergent? Not At All
Divergent's main character Tris (Shailene Woodley) is the latest evidence of what the media is calling the year of the strong, smart female. Thanks to Frozen and The Hunger Games, as well as LeanIn.... read more
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Caroline Knorr
Senior Parenting Editor | Mom of one
What Kids Can Learn from Shia, Kanye, Miley, and Justin Bieber
You know that moment when your kids are learning something new -- crossing the street, say, or riding a bike -- and you see it go terribly wrong? Maybe the light changes, or their wheel turns the... read more
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Taryn Degnan
Interactive Marketing Manager | Mom of one
Our Friends' Favorites: Emily Bazelon on Meaningful Books for Kids and Grown-Ups
For this installment of Our Friends' Favorites -- in which we ask Common Sense Media's friends and partners to share their top media picks -- we turn to Emily Bazelon, American journalist and senior... read more
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Sierra Filucci
Executive Editor, Parenting Content | Mom of two
10 Worst TV Role Models of 2013
From Abby Lee Miller to Walter White, TV is full of wild and crazy characters who make us laugh, cry, or grit our teeth in frustration. Each year, Common Sense Media calls out the TV characters and... read more
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Jim Steyer
CEO and Founder | Dad of four
Our Friends' Favorites: Geena Davis on Books with Great Female Characters
Earlier this summer, we asked Chelsea Clinton and Jennifer Siebel Newsom to share their thoughts on inspiring books that feature positive, realistic female characters. For our third post in the Our... read more
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Jim Steyer
CEO and Founder | Dad of four
Our Friends' Favorites: Chelsea Clinton on Books with Great Female Characters
For the latest in our new Our Friends' Favorites series, where we ask Common Sense Media friends and partners to share their top media picks, we asked Clinton Foundation leader (and Common Sense... read more
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Our Friends' Favorites: Books with Great Female Characters
If you're reading this blog, chances are you care about finding great media for your kids and that you want to spread the word about books, movies, and other media that you love. That's why we're... read more
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Sierra Filucci
Executive Editor, Parenting Content | Mom of two
10 Worst TV Role Models of 2012
From Kim Kardashian to Honey Boo Boo, TV is full of outrageous characters who make us laugh, cringe, or scratch our heads in disbelief. Each year Common Sense Media takes a look at some of TV's most... read more
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