Parenting, Media, and Everything In Between

Big Kids

Jeff Haynes
Senior Editor, Video Games & Websites | Dad of one
Minecraft is an incredibly popular game and seems to attract new fans on a daily basis. But for parents who haven't joined the Minecraft movement, the words kids use to describe their play sessions... read more
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Angela Zimmerman
Manager, Editorial Partnerships
Mass-marketed Halloween costumes have taken a decidedly strange turn this year. Sexy versions of characters from kids' movies and TV shows are mixed in with little-kid interpretations of figures from... read more
Betsy Bozdech
Executive Editor, Ratings & Reviews | Mom of two
Some movie characters just go together: Buzz and Woody, Butch and Sundance, Thelma and Louise. But one thing all these famous movie friendships have in common is that they're between characters with... read more
Sierra Filucci
Executive Editor, Parenting Content | Mom of two
Halloween is one of our favorite times of year because families can have so much fun together with -- and without -- media. From spooky movies, music, and games to fun crafts, snacks, and parties,... read more
Regan McMahon
Senior Editor, Books | Mom of two
Today, when the latest campaign trail gaffe or political scandal goes viral, your kids will likely hear about it before you do. How will they know whether a claim or a charge is based in fact, an... read more
Caroline Knorr
Parenting Editor | Mom of one
Scariness comes from fear of the unknown, from surprise, and from fears about the loss of a loved one. Different things scare different children; it's not always possible to predict what will... read more
Taryn Degnan
Interactive Marketing Manager | Mom of one
Last week, we announced our inaugural Common Sense Seal recipient, Alexander and the Terrible, Horrible, No Good, Very Bad Day from Disney Studios. It's rated four stars from Common Sense, and we... read more
Taryn Degnan
Interactive Marketing Manager | Mom of one
At Common Sense, we believe that great movies can bring families together, inspire, educate, and engage, and we want to increase the chances you'll enjoy a memorable and positive movie-going... read more
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