Parenting, Media, and Everything In Between

Big Kids

Sierra Filucci
Executive Editor, Parenting Content and Distribution | Mom of two
As "Fortnite" Blows Up, Parents Need to Up Their Game
Does your kid talk endlessly about Tilted Towers and V-Bucks? Do his shouts of "Revive me! Revive me!" ring throughout your home? Have you considered moving to a remote island without internet access... read more
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Betsy Bozdech
Executive Editor, Ratings & Reviews | Mom of two
Best Family Movies of 2018
From superhero adventures to eagerly anticipated sequels to groundbreaking role models and representations, these movies offer the best of 2018 for kids, teens, and families. They entertained us,... read more
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Sandie Angulo Chen
Guest Blogger | Movie/DVD/Book Reviewer | Mom of three
5 Conversations to Have with Your Kids After "Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse"
Sometimes intense but always rousingly entertaining, Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse is everything a great family movie should be: It's laugh-out-loud funny, appealing to parents and kids of all... read more
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Jeff Haynes
Senior Editor, Video Games & Websites | Dad of one
14 Tools to Turn Game-Obsessed Kids into Genuine Game Designers
When you look at your kids playing video games, you might worry they're wasting time and energy passively staring at a screen and pressing buttons. But what if their play time was actually a creative... read more
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Caroline Knorr
Senior Parenting Editor | Mom of one
What Parents Need to Know Before Buying Google Home or Amazon Echo
Google Home and Amazon Echo -- the sleek, voice-activated home assistants that do everything from turn off your lights to read your kids a story -- are being touted as the smartest things since... read more
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Christine Elgersma
Senior Editor, Apps| Mom of one
19 Great Alexa Skills for Kids and Teens
"Alexa, entertain my kid with high-quality content." If you have an Echo device, you know this is a tall order. Not only is Alexa a finicky listener, but you need to launch specific "skills" to get... read more
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Regan McMahon
Deputy Editor, Books | Mom of two
Best Kids' Books of 2018
From an elephant-filled counting book, to a crazy detective romp with a monkey private eye chasing down clues, to poignant reflections on the immigrant experience, to a STEM-friendly early reader... read more
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Caroline Knorr
Senior Parenting Editor | Mom of one
9 Ways to Avoid the Holiday Buying Frenzy
Now that Black Friday starts at many stores on Thanksgiving night, holiday shopping madness is in full swing even before you put away the leftovers. And many of the season's strongest sales pitches... read more
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