Parenting, Media, and Everything In Between

Privacy and Internet Safety

Frannie Ucciferri
Associate Managing Editor | Kid at heart
Parents' Ultimate Guide to Discord
Next up on the list of wacky social apps that teens totally get but leave parents scratching their heads: Discord - Chat for Gamers. Compared with the bright and friendly feeling of kid faves like ... read more
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Christine Elgersma
Senior Editor, Parent Education | Mom of one
Apps to Watch Out for in 2019
It's a new year, and that means new apps on your tweens' and teens' phones. While the old standbys like Snapchat and Instagram are still going strong, there's no shortage of social media, video-... 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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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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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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