Parenting, Media, and Everything In Between

Digital Citizenship

Sierra Filucci
Executive Editor, Parenting Content and Distribution | Mom of two
I Brought My Kids to a Live YouTube Show and It Restored My Faith in Humanity
Like most kids, my 11- and 13-year-olds watch a lot of YouTube. Some of what they watch is unintelligible to me. Why would anyone want to see some guy yelling at the screen while playing a dumb video... read more
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How to Raise a Kid with a Conscience
Every parent wants to raise a kid with a conscience -- someone who'll do the right thing even when no one is watching. But when the road to online integrity is riddled with cyberbullying, cell phone... read more
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Think You Know What Your Kids Are Doing Online? Think Again
When parents say that they know what their teens are doing online, are they kidding themselves? According to a survey by Common Sense Media and SurveyMonkey, parents can track, follow, and check in... read more
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Kids' Screen Time Shifts Dramatically Toward Phones and Tablets
My kitchen counter has changed a lot over the last six years. What used to be dedicated to a bowl of fruit, a coffee maker, various papers, and mail that I haven't gotten around to throwing away yet... read more
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New Healthy Media Habits for Young Kids
Who among us hasn't fibbed when the doctor asks how much alcohol you drink? Who takes the suggested daily amount of Vitamin C? Who engages in moderate exercise precisely 150 minutes per week? Thought... read more
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Step-by-Step Tips to Set Up Your Kid's iPhone
You've done all the hemming and hawing about whether or not to get your kid an iPhone and you’ve decided to take the plunge. Now what? There’s so much to figure out, from Safari to iMessage, not to... read more
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Apps Stirring Up Trouble in Schools
How certain apps become popular with kids is a bit of a mystery. The best ones mix all the stuff tweens and teens love -- gossiping, hanging out, clowning around, and meeting other kids -- with an X... read more
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Erin Wilkey Oh
Executive Editor, Education | Mom of two
How to Get Your School to Teach Digital Manners and Skills
Today's kids are impressively tech-savvy. But the digital world -- just like the nondigital world -- requires all kinds of skills that kids don't simply pick up as they go. Digital citizenship and... read more
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