Parenting, Media, and Everything In Between

Marketing to Kids

Sierra Filucci
Executive Editor, Parenting Content | 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
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Caroline Knorr
Senior Parenting Editor | Mom of one
How to Help Kids Dodge Cigarette, Vaping, and Pot Marketing and Stay Smoke-Free
Whether or not you smoke cigarettes or support legalizing marijuana, you probably don't want your kids lighting up. But the rise of e-cigs, vaporizers, and decriminalized pot may make your standard... read more
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Sierra Filucci
Executive Editor, Parenting Content | Mom of two
The Ugly Truth Behind Pretty Pictures
Walk past a supermarket checkout stand and you can’t help but see models and celebs in bikinis and slinky outfits plastered across magazine covers. Tween favorites like Katy Perry and Beyonce appear... read more
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Caroline Knorr
Senior Parenting Editor | Mom of one
Thanks, Carl's Jr., for Making It Easy to Talk About Super Bowl Sexism
The first commercial fail of the Super Bowl is in, and the winner is Carl's Jr. The burger chain's attention-grabbing, super sexy "Au Naturel" ad is tasteless, sure, but it's also out of step with... read more
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Best and Worst Pop Culture Moments of 2014
Fifteen minutes of fame used to sound too short. But now -- with Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and a thousand other ways to get news instantly -- fame is more fleeting than ever. One minute you're... read more
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Sierra Filucci
Executive Editor, Parenting Content | Mom of two
The New Online Trend That Will Make You Happy
For the last six months, the soundtrack of our lives has been Pharrell's "Happy." The infectious single has triggered enthusiastic carpool singalongs and impressive DIY covers. It's hard not to smile... read more
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Caroline Knorr
Senior Parenting Editor | Mom of one
Sneaky Ways Advertisers Target Kids
You might think you're hip to the tricks that advertisers use to reach kids online. You've seen the ads that play before online games. You know about the flashing banner ads, the contests, the... read more
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Caroline Knorr
Senior Parenting Editor | Mom of one
Super Bowl Ads 2014: Bare-Chested Men, Beckham's Bod, and Beer Tweets
If you want your brand to get noticed at the Super Bowl, go small -- as in, screen size. Online activity -- shares, views, hashtags, posts, comments -- are the new measures of a Super Bowl ad's... read more
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