Parenting, Media, and Everything In Between

Screen Time

Sierra Filucci
Executive Editor, Parenting Content | Mom of two
Before you had kids, a trip to the movies was a no-brainer. You liked the actor or director or the movie poster was cool, so you went. Simple. But if you have little kids, you have to put a bit more... read more
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Caroline Knorr
Parenting Editor | Mom of one
Next to formula vs. breastfeeding, the amount of screen time to give infants and toddlers has to be one of the most controversial issues new parents face. On one side are the hard-liners: No screens ... read more
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Caroline Knorr
Parenting Editor | Mom of one
We've all seen that dad yakking away on his cell phone at the playground while his 3-year-old resorts to increasingly desperate measures to get his attention. We've also been that parent. We answer... read more
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Caroline Knorr
Parenting Editor | Mom of one
Many parents struggle with exactly how much screen time is OK for their kids. Is a half-hour show OK but a full-length movie "bad"? The truth is, there is no magic formula. A healthy media diet is... read more
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Betsy Bozdech
Executive Editor, Ratings & Reviews | Mom of two
Anyone who thinks that "binge watching" is a new phenomenon in the age of Netflix, Hulu, and iTunes has clearly never watched TV with a preschooler. When little kids find a show they love, not only... read more
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Betsy Bozdech
Executive Editor, Ratings & Reviews | Mom of two
To this day, the only movie that has directly given me nightmares is Watership Down. I saw it when I was 7 or 8, and I'm sure that my parents had only the best of intentions. Yes, it was based on a... read more
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Caroline Knorr
Parenting Editor | Mom of one
Shootings, terrorist attacks, natural disasters, end-of-the-world predictions -- even local news reports of missing kids and area shootings -- all of this can be upsetting news even for adults, much... read more
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It seems that there are only a few short years between the time a child star makes it big and when he or she starts making salacious headlines. From Miley Cyrus to Justin Bieber, good role models can... read more
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