Parenting, Media, and Everything In Between

Marketing to Kids

Erin Wilkey Oh
Executive Editor, Education | Mom of one
You may have heard the buzz about a new Facebook feature called Graph Search. This super-charged search tool takes the place of the old search box on the top left of your Facebook home page and makes... read more
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Sierra Filucci
Executive Editor, Parenting Content | Mom of two
A few years ago, I thought it would be fun to have a family Super Bowl party. Mostly I just wanted an excuse to make hot wings, but I also liked the idea of taking part in a national ritual. I didn't... read more
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Caroline Knorr
Parenting Editor | Mom of one
Kids are bombarded by advertising for junk food and fast food everywhere they turn. According to one study, kids see one food commercial every five minutes during Saturday morning cartoons. Most of... read more
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Sierra Filucci
Executive Editor, Parenting Content | Mom of two
Brenda and Dylan, Joey and Pacey, Kurt and Blaine. Talking to teens about sex can be challenging enough, and when they see their favorite characters experience this intimacy for the first time, it... read more
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Caroline Knorr
Parenting Editor | Mom of one
In our sexed-up society, can a new pro-girl movement help your daughter resist the call to be too sexy, too soon?   They're spray tanned. They're body waxed. They're wearing high heels in... read more
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Caroline Knorr
Parenting Editor | Mom of one
Your kids and teens get all sorts of messages about drinking and drugs from the media. And mostly what they see is that it’s fun and exciting and it’s what celebrities and popular people do. Not only... read more
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Caroline Knorr
Parenting Editor | Mom of one
Commercials are nothing new. We all grew up with them and can probably sing a dozen or more jingles. What is new is how advertisers have adapted to children’s media, using sneaky methods that don't... read more
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Caroline Knorr
Parenting Editor | Mom of one
Mobile apps are one of the most popular ways to access all kinds of content, including useful services, games, and even books. But as soon as the novelty wears off, the concern creeps in. Consider... read more
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