Parenting, Media, and Everything In Between

Healthy Media Habits

Caroline Knorr
Senior Parenting Editor | Mom of one
A First-Time Parent's Guide to Digital Life
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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Polly Conway
TV Editor | Aunt of two
10 Game-of-Thrones-Like Shows for Teens
There's nothing quite like Game of Thrones. That's why it's held such a tight grip on its audience for six seasons. Based on the George R. R. Martin book series A Song of Fire and Ice, its complex... read more
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How Has Social Media Changed Teen Girls' Lives?
You may think you know what teen girls' digital lives are like -- they're glued to their cell phones, they're hooked on YouTube and Twitter, they post a lot on Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat, and Vine... read more
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Betsy Bozdech
Executive Editor, Ratings & Reviews | Mom of two
Movies to Watch with Tweens and Teens That Don't Make You Look Like a Dork
Once your kids have outgrown the Disney princesses, the Kung Fu Pandas, and the Ice Ages of the world, picking something for family movie night can get a bit more challenging. If you want tweens and... read more
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Polly Conway
TV Editor | Aunt of two
5 Extra-Gentle TV Shows for Preschoolers
What do you do when your kids are extra-sensitive to high-energy TV shows? Shows with loud noises, intense music, and jarring sound effects can stress some kids out or cause them to emulate any wild... read more
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Caroline Knorr
Senior Parenting Editor | Mom of one
Build Character Strengths with Quality Media
Every parent wants to raise kids with strong character. Grateful, humble, compassionate, brave: We know these strengths lead to improved well-being, better relationships, and sound communities. Still... read more
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Sierra Filucci
Executive Editor, Parenting Content | Mom of two
Why This Is the Year I'll Let My Daughter Watch the Red Carpet
As kids get older, it's harder to control what media they're exposed to. When my daughter was young, I could shield her from any Oscars red carpet hoopla and all the sexist messages it sends: rating... read more
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Caroline Knorr
Senior Parenting Editor | Mom of one
The 12 Best Kid-Friendly Minecraft Channels on YouTube
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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