Parenting, Media, and Everything In Between

Preschoolers

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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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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Caroline Knorr
Senior Parenting Editor | Mom of one
What Parents Need to Know Before Buying Google Home or Amazon Echo
Google Home and Amazon Echo -- the sleek, voice-activated home assistants that do everything from turn off your lights to read your kids a story -- are being touted as the smartest things since... read more
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Christine Elgersma
Senior Editor, Parent Education | Mom of one
19 Great Alexa Skills for Kids and Teens
"Alexa, entertain my kid with high-quality content." If you have an Echo device, you know this is a tall order. Not only is Alexa a finicky listener, but you need to launch specific "skills" to get... read more
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Regan McMahon
Deputy Editor, Books | Mom of two
Best Kids' Books of 2018
From an elephant-filled counting book, to a crazy detective romp with a monkey private eye chasing down clues, to poignant reflections on the immigrant experience, to a STEM-friendly early reader... read more
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Caroline Knorr
Senior Parenting Editor | Mom of one
9 Ways to Avoid the Holiday Buying Frenzy
Now that Black Friday starts at many stores on Thanksgiving night, holiday shopping madness is in full swing even before you put away the leftovers. And many of the season's strongest sales pitches... read more
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Angela Zimmerman
Senior Manager, Editorial Partnerships | Mom of one
10 Ways to Pack More Gratitude into Your Life
It happens every holiday: You're so caught up in shopping, traveling, cooking, and planning that you forget to focus on the stuff that really counts. From honoring family traditions and treasuring... read more
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Betsy Bozdech
Executive Editor, Ratings & Reviews | Mom of two
Santa Spoiler Alerts!
Once, during the middle of a long drive, my then-preschooler hit me with an unexpected question: "Mommy, is Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer real?" I tried skirting the issue -- "Well, honey, he lives... read more
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