Parenting, Media, and Everything In Between

Screen Time

Betsy Bozdech
Executive Editor, Ratings & Reviews | Mom of two
Movies get R ratings from the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA) for all kinds of reasons: "strong sexual content/nudity," "disturbing violence and terror," "some drug use," and so on. In... read more
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Sierra Filucci
Executive Editor, Parenting Content | Mom of two
From Elmo to Doctor Who, TV characters teach our kids lessons, make them laugh, and transport them to otherworldly places. And as many parents know, some TV characters are better influences than... read more
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Taryn Degnan
Interactive Marketing Manager | Mom of one
We'll never get more hours in the day, but technology gives us a little more wiggle room. Whether it's managing the family's schedule, occupying the kids with quality entertainment, or staying on top... read more
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Sierra Filucci
Executive Editor, Parenting Content | Mom of two
For serious TV fans, fall is a time to get excited about a new crop of network shows. Unfortunately, much of this season's lineup is too edgy for whole-family viewing. Still, there is hope if you're... read more
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Sierra Filucci
Executive Editor, Parenting Content | Mom of two
We say this a lot, but we think it's worth repeating: It's important to get involved in your kids media lives -– and your kids will love it too (within reason!). But helping them become critical... read more
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Caroline Knorr
Parenting Editor | Mom of one
Smosh, Good Mythical Morning, PewDiePie -- the names may not mean much to you, but chances are your kids are on a first-name basis. Their funny hosts, off-the-cuff commentary, silly antics, and... read more
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Sierra Filucci
Executive Editor, Parenting Content | Mom of two
You wouldn't send your kid to a sleepover without telling the parents about your kid's allergies or bedtime bugaboos. Why not use the same logic with screen time rules? We know it's hard to do. It... read more
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Caroline Knorr
Parenting Editor | Mom of one
If you and your kids went a little overboard on screen-time this summer, you're in good company. According to a Harris Interactive poll, about half of all parents say their kids watch more TV, play... read more
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