Parenting, Media, and Everything In Between

Early Childhood

Sierra Filucci
Executive Editor, Parenting Content and Distribution | Mom of two
Find the Best Movie for Your Sensitive Kid
Every parent knows that one kid's worst fear is another kid's "no big deal." That makes choosing movies for young kids tricky. In most cases, kids younger than 3 likely aren't ready for feature-... read more
Polly Conway
Senior TV Editor | Aunt of two
9 Amazing Preschool Shows Developed by Early Learning Experts
When kids' TV shows bill themselves as educational, lots of parents take their word for it. But how many of these shows are backed by childhood-development principles, quality research, and an... read more
Erin Wilkey Oh
Executive Editor, Education | Mom of two
10 Ways to Help Your Kid Get a Good Night's Sleep
Parents know firsthand the impact a poor night's sleep has on kids. Lack of sleep can contribute to crankiness, problems with attention and learning, behavior issues, and even health problems such as... read more
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
Polly Conway
Senior TV Editor | Aunt of two
13 Preschool Shows That Aren't Annoying
Caillou. Thomas. Elmo. Dora. TV is full of characters kids love but who drive parents up the wall. These shows have their positive qualities, from teaching real educational concepts to making kids... read more
Sierra Filucci
Executive Editor, Parenting Content and Distribution | Mom of two
5 Ways to Combat Back-to-School Marketing
The summer before my daughter started kindergarten was filled with firsts. First summer camp, first swimming lessons, first back-to-school shopping. Thanks to a school uniform policy, clothes were... read more
Angela Zimmerman
Senior Manager, Editorial Partnerships | Mom of one
100+ Ways to Help Kids Learn Grit, Determination, and Resilience
All parents want to raise kids with character. Qualities such as kindness, courage, and willpower can help set a foundation that serves kids their whole lives through. But did you know that media can... read more
Betsy Bozdech
Executive Editor, Ratings & Reviews | Mom of two
Watch Out! 100 Movies You (Might) Regret Showing Your Kids
During a recent visit, our old friends decided the time was right to watch one of their longtime favorite movies, Roxanne (the 1987 Steve Martin romcom based on Cyrano de Bergerac), with their kids... read more


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