Parenting, Media, and Everything In Between

Healthy Media Habits

5 Ways to Block Porn on Your Kid's Devices
Here's the thing: Porn is all over the internet. You can't totally get rid of it. Still, most parents want to do what they can to prevent kids from seeing explicit content. But here's the other thing... read more
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Christine Elgersma
Senior Editor, Parent Education | Mom of one
Ultimate Clean-Slate Handbook
We tell our kids that everyone makes mistakes -- and we mean it -- but if the last year was a rough one, it can be hard to bounce back. Past struggles with grades, organization, and friends are easy... read more
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How to Set Parental Controls on the PlayStation 4
If you're going all out for your young gamers, the PS4 is a top pick. The console's exclusive games combined with virtual reality capabilities make PS4 games feel lifelike and immersive -- just how... read more
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How to Set Parental Controls on the Xbox One
For kids who love Microsoft's Xbox One, it's all about the games. Cuphead, Forza Horizon, and Ori and the Blind Forest are the Xbox titles that make gamers keep coming back for more. However, the... read more
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How to Set Parental Controls on the Nintendo Switch
In a field including the Xbox One and the PlayStation 4, the Nintendo Switch comes out as the best game console for families with young kids. Its ultra-user-friendly design, wide selection of kid-... read more
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6 Fortnite Secrets Kids Know But You Don't
Any parent with a Fortnite fiend in their house knows the struggle: How do I keep up with the game's everchanging features, customs, and lingo? And -- even more importantly -- how do I keep kids safe... read more
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Caroline Knorr
Senior Parenting Editor | Mom of one
5 Media Resolutions Every Family Should Make in 2019
What do you remember from 2018? Did you share pics of your kid on Facebook? Did you sneak a peek at their texts with their friends? Did you yell at them to get off their devices? Did you watch a... read more
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Sierra Filucci
Executive Editor, Parenting Content and Distribution | Mom of two
As "Fortnite" Blows Up, Parents Need to Up Their Game
Does your kid talk endlessly about Tilted Towers and V-Bucks? Do his shouts of "Revive me! Revive me!" ring throughout your home? Have you considered moving to a remote island without internet access... read more
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