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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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Caroline Knorr
Senior Parenting Editor | Mom of one
How Plugged-In Families Can Have a Device-Free(ish) Holiday
What's topping your kids' holiday wish lists this year? Chances are it has a screen, Internet access, and games. With a little planning -- and kids' assistance -- you can balance your family's tech... read more
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10 Surprising Ways to Spot a Great Video Game
What your kids look for in a snack might be different from what you look for as a parent. While they focus on taste, you focus on nutrition. Same goes for games. Glitzy, big-name games can be... read more
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Caroline Knorr
Senior Parenting Editor | Mom of one
Explaining the News to Our Kids
If it bleeds, it leads. The old newsroom adage about milking stories for sensationalism seems truer than ever today. And with technology doing the heavy lifting -- sending updates, tweets, posts, and... read more
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Sierra Filucci
Executive Editor, Parenting Content and Distribution | Mom of two
How My Kid Found Friends on "Fortnite"
When we moved to a new town last summer, I wasn't sure how my 12-year-old son would make new friends. I saw lots of kids his age biking around our new neighborhood or playing ball at the park. But... read more
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Rachel Sarah
Guest Blogger | Book Reviewer | Mom of two
Here's Real Proof That a Cellphone Contract Works
The decision to give our eighth-grade daughter an iPhone was not a hard one. She was already using my old flip phone responsibly, checking in and responding to my calls and texts. She hadn't damaged... read more
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Frannie Ucciferri
Associate Managing Editor | Kid at heart
Parents' Ultimate Guide to "Fortnite"
The Fortnite frenzy seemed to come out of nowhere -- almost as if it dropped from a party bus in the sky. And now many parents are taking notice of this rollicking game where players fight to the... read more
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Parents' Ultimate Guide to Esports
Forget the image of a sulky video-gamer alone in his bedroom with a computer and three days' worth of pizza boxes. Now that esports -- live video game competitions -- is an officially sanctioned high... read more
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