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Sierra Filucci
Executive Editor, Parenting Content and Distribution | Mom of two
I Brought My Kids to a Live YouTube Show and It Restored My Faith in Humanity
Like most kids, my 11- and 13-year-olds watch a lot of YouTube. Some of what they watch is unintelligible to me. Why would anyone want to see some guy yelling at the screen while playing a dumb video... read more
Caroline Knorr
Senior Parenting Editor | Mom of one
The Sneaky Science Behind Your Kid’s Tech Obsessions
Son won't turn off his video game? Daughter obsessed with "likes" on Instagram? It may not be entirely their fault. Like the high-octane sugar in a pint of Ben & Jerry's and that irresistible... read more
Caroline Knorr
Senior Parenting Editor | Mom of one
6 Media Resolutions Every Family Should Make in 2018
If there's one thing nearly every parent wants to get better at, it's staying ahead of their kids when it comes to media and technology. From crazy YouTube videos to marathon Minecraft sessions to... read more
Think You Know What Your Kids Are Doing Online? Think Again
When parents say that they know what their teens are doing online, are they kidding themselves? According to a survey by Common Sense Media and SurveyMonkey, parents can track, follow, and check in... read more
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Betsy Bozdech
Executive Editor, Ratings & Reviews | Mom of two
5 Conversations to Have with Your Kids After "Star Wars: Episode VIII The Last Jedi"
Star Wars fans who are eager to catch up with Rey, Finn, Poe, and the other characters from The Force Awakens are sure to love Star Wars: Episode VIII The Last Jedi, which picks up right where the... read more
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
Caroline Knorr
Senior Parenting Editor | Mom of one
Parents' Ultimate Guide to YouTube Kids
So many kids love watching videos on YouTube, it seemed like a slam dunk for Google to create a special app specifically for the online video service's youngest fans. And while YouTube Kids offers a... read more
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Amanda Nojadera
Marketing Associate | Aunt of two
Giveaway: Take Your Family to See "Howl’s Moving Castle"
Howl’s Moving Castle, one of Hayao Miyazaki’s most successful films in Japan and worldwide, is a charming book-based fantasy about a mysterious wizard named Howl and the whimsical characters living... read more


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