Parenting, Media, and Everything In Between

Celebrity Influence on Kids

Maria O Alvarez
Dir. Latino Content & Outreach | Mom of two
Be Inspired by TV's Latina Role Models
"Diversity" is a lot more than the latest buzzword in Hollywood. When kids see positive portrayals of people who share their background and culture on TV, it can be truly life-changing. It plants the... read more
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10 TV Kids Who Totally Crush It
Ever since the days of Leave It to Beaver and Father Knows Best, TV kids have been a big hit with kid audiences. Young characters are more than relatable. Their age makes them trustworthy, too. And... read more
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Polly Conway
TV Editor | Aunt of two
15 Shows That Are Great for Girls (and Boys)
Let's face it: Girls are still sorely underrepresented on TV. According to the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media, nearly three-quarters of speaking parts in kids' entertainment are male... read more
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Sierra Filucci
Executive Editor, Parenting Content | Mom of two
10 Female Pop Culture Icons We Want Our Kids to Admire
"Sugar, spice, and everything nice" sounds hopelessly out of touch in today's world, right? Well, then what's with all the sexy, pouty, getting-by-on-looks-alone female celebs? Women who kick butt,... read more
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Sierra Filucci
Executive Editor, Parenting Content | Mom of two
7 Celebrity Role Models of 2015 You Can Feel Good About
Celebrities matter to kids. They get lots of praise and attention -- and always look good (even when they claim #nofilter). But as parents know, not all celebs are great role models. Many are famous... read more
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What Kids Can Learn from "The Peanuts Movie"
Just as Inside Out had plenty of conversation starters for parents and kids about feelings and growing up, The Peanuts Movie offers lots of positive messages you can talk about with your kids. And... read more
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Maria O Alvarez
Dir. Latino Content & Outreach | Mom of two
Movies, Apps, Tips, and More to Celebrate Hispanic and Latino Culture
Hispanic Heritage Month is an annual event that celebrates and spreads awareness of Hispanic and Latino culture. Common Sense Media is joining the celebration by highlighting advice and great media... read more
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Maria O Alvarez
Dir. Latino Content & Outreach | Mom of two
10 Influential Latino Media Role Models
Positive media role models have a huge influence on kids -- especially those who don't often see themselves represented positively in the media. But as more Latinos receive global acclaim for their... read more
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