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Amanda Nojadera
Editorial Associate | Aunt of two
The Hobbit and Lord of the Rings Age-by-Age Guide
If your kids are looking for an epic fantasy adventure, J.R.R. Tolkien's The Hobbit and The Lord of the Rings are good places to start. Generations have been drawn to Frodo's heroic quest, which has... read more
Sierra Filucci
Executive Editor, Parenting Content | Mom of two
30 Cool Things Kids Can Learn Online (for Free!)
With summer in full swing, lots of kids (and parents) are going online for ideas to keep busy. At Common Sense, we're partial to activities that are a little, well, different. We've rounded up 30... read more
Amanda Nojadera
Editorial Associate | Aunt of two
100+ Father's Day Ideas for 9 Kinds of Dads
If you're looking for inspiration for Father's Day activities, we've got you covered. Movies, books, games, and apps are the ideal no-effort activities to pass the time, bond with your kids, and... read more
Christine Elgersma
Senior Editor, Apps| Mom of one
5 Funny Apps Your Kid Will Love You for Downloading
Think kids are always ahead of the curve when it comes to tech? Not this time. You can impress your kids by sharing these hilarious apps with them and bonding over a belly laugh. Try swapping your... read more
Regan McMahon
Senior Editor, Books | Mom of two
9 Books to Read Before You See the Movies in 2016
From sweet children's classics to a swoon-worthy romance, movie adaptations of kids' and teen books in 2016 are likely to be big box-office draws for families. If you or your kids like to read 'em... read more
Amanda Nojadera
Editorial Associate | Aunt of two
Momapalooza: 100 Movies, TV Shows, Books, and More to Celebrate Mom
Not sure what you want to do on your special day? Whether you're a movie buff, a bookworm, or even the outdoorsy type, we've got entertainment and activities that are sure to please. Check out these ... read more
Angela Zimmerman
Manager, Editorial Partnerships | Mom of one
13 Best TV and Movie Moms
These memorable movie and TV moms have made us laugh (and cry) over the years. They've entertained and inspired us, and at times even taught us. Through silly classic sitcoms to animated adventures... read more
Ingrid Simone
Senior Editor, Apps | Mom of two
Must-Have Apps for Family Travel
Whether you're taking the kids on a day trip or a trip around the world, if you're bringing a smartphone or tablet, you'll want to be sure you have these great apps for getting them involved and... read more


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