Parenting, Media, and Everything In Between

Media and Body Image

Angela Zimmerman
Manager, Editorial Partnerships
If your kid is into princesses, chances are she's really into princesses. Whether that means she regularly transforms her bath towel into an Elsa cape or she (or he!) knows every single word to [... read more
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Betsy Bozdech
Executive Editor, Ratings & Reviews | Mom of two
Confession time: I know plenty of people love it, but I don't really care for Breakfast at Tiffany's. Sure, Audrey Hepburn is all kinds of fabulous. But her character, Holly Golightly, drives me nuts... read more
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In recent weeks, we’ve seen a spate of social media attacks on female public figures, from actress Ashley Judd to former Red Sox pitcher Curt Shilling's daughter, to Dancing with the Stars contestant... read more
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Sierra Filucci
Executive Editor, Parenting Content | Mom of two
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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Sierra Filucci
Executive Editor, Parenting Content | Mom of two
Turning to celebs to look for role models is a tricky business, especially when it comes to admiring their appearance. For many actresses, athletes, and artists, keeping their bodies slim or muscular... read more
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Sierra Filucci
Executive Editor, Parenting Content | Mom of two
How kids think, feel, and act about their bodies is a critical piece of their self-esteem and overall healthy development. Common Sense Media's new research report, Children, Teens, Media, and Body... read more
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Sierra Filucci
Executive Editor, Parenting Content | Mom of two
How's this for a scary statistic: Studies show that kids as young as 5 say they don’t like their bodies. Common Sense Media's survey of body-image research -- Children, Teens, Media and Body Image... read more
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Sierra Filucci
Executive Editor, Parenting Content | Mom of two
When Cate Blanchett called out the cameraman who slowly scanned down her body during a Screen Actor's Guild Awards interview in 2014, she spoke up about something that's bugged parents watching the... read more
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