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Caroline Knorr
Senior Parenting Editor | Mom of one
5 Ways Video Games Can Help Kids with Special Needs
Strengthening skills through play is a proven strategy to help kids learn. For kids with special needs, video games can offer opportunities to practice everything from communication skills to... read more
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Caroline Knorr
Senior Parenting Editor | Mom of one
Minecraft vs. Roblox: How These Games Stack Up for Kids
Minecraft and Roblox are incredibly popular sandbox-style games. Both let you design games, meet other players, and of course, play for hours. They also each have supportive online communities that... read more
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Caroline Knorr
Senior Parenting Editor | Mom of one
Everything You Need to Know About Minecraft
If your kid has been swept up in the Minecraft craze, you've probably come to realize that resistance is futile. It isn't only the game itself that kids obsess over. There are Minecraft YouTube... read more
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Caroline Knorr
Senior Parenting Editor | Mom of one
The 12 Best Kid-Friendly Minecraft Channels on YouTube
If Minecraft has taken over your kids and you hardly know who they are or what they're talking about anymore, you're in good company. But, although you may love that the game helps build 21st-century... read more
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Caroline Knorr
Senior Parenting Editor | Mom of one
Everything You Need to Know About Call of Duty
Call of Duty is one of the most successful game franchises of all time. Players love it for its realism, humor, movie-quality clips, and thriving multiplayer community. But since its first release in... read more
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Caroline Knorr
Senior Parenting Editor | Mom of one
Everything You Need to Know About Grand Theft Auto
Sex, violence, and drugs: Grand Theft Auto has it all. This role-playing game includes over a dozen titles and is one of the most controversial -- and popular -- series on the market. Its stories... read more
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Jeff Haynes
Senior Editor, Video Games & Websites | Dad of one
10 Most Violent Video Games of 2015 (and What to Play Instead)
If you want to be engaged in your kid's hobbies, you try to understand as much as possible about them. But when the video games your kid wants feature ultra violent content, it's tough to keep an... read more
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Polly Conway
Senior TV Editor | Aunt of two
9 Video Game Heroines to Inspire Your Daughter
Things are getting better for women in film and TV, from Divergent's Tris to Frozen''s supersisters Anna and Elsa. But female characters haven’t fared so well in the video game world, where they're... read more
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