Parenting, Media, and Everything In Between

Character Strengths and Life Skills

Jeff Haynes
Senior Editor, Video Games & Websites | Dad of one
Video Games You Can Say Yes to After School
It's a modern-day dilemma: Do you ban gaming during the school week in hopes it will encourage more studying? Or do you use games as a reward for finishing homework but risk kids doing a rushed job?... read more
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Tara McNamara
Guest Blogger | Movie Reviewer | Mom of two
5 Conversations to Have with Your Kids After "Crazy Rich Asians"
Based on the best-selling book by Kevin Kwan, Crazy Rich Asians is not only one of the best romantic comedies in a long time, it also marks a groundbreaking step for Asian and Asian American... read more
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6 Skills Every Kid Should Know Before Kindergarten
Stressed out about your kid's entry into kindergarten? Scouring the app store for resources to help your little one learn letters, numbers, shapes, and colors before school even starts? That's normal... read more
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Celebrate Auntie's Day with Movies About, Who Else? Aunts!
When my nephew was just 2 years old, I took him to see his very first movie in a movie theater. He was so mesmerized, he wouldn't sit down. He just stood there, completely engrossed in the wonder... read more
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Betsy Bozdech
Executive Editor, Ratings & Reviews | Mom of two
5 Conversations to Have with Your Kids After "Incredibles 2"
Pixar's highly anticipated sequel Incredibles 2 picks up immediately after The Incredibles, exploring the Parr family's dynamics and eventually pitting them against a villain named Screenslaver. It... read more
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How to Raise a Happy Kid in the Digital Age
Happiness is a warm puppy. If you're happy and you know it, clap your hands. Don't worry, be happy! Rules for how to live happily are nothing new. But lately, our well-being -- and that of our kids... read more
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Polly Conway
Senior TV Editor | Aunt of two
10 Conversations to Have with Your Teens After "13 Reasons Why" (Season 2)
The second season of 13 Reasons Why is nearly as packed with controversial content as its popular first season. As the Liberty High kids cope with life in the aftermath of Hannah Baker's suicide,... read more
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That Time I Found Media to Help My Kid Embrace His Hair and Teach His Preschool Class to Appreciate Differences
Our house is a head full of curlies. Wonderful, kinky, coil-y curls (except my husband -- the addition of our two curly-headed tots has caused the subtraction of most of the hair on top of his head... read more
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