Parenting, Media, and Everything In Between

Screen Time

Sierra Filucci
Executive Editor, Parenting Content | Mom of two
With summer in full swing, lots of kids (and parents) are going online for ideas to keep busy. At Common Sense, we're partial to activities that are a little, well, different. We've rounded up 30... read more
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Betsy Bozdech
Executive Editor, Ratings & Reviews | Mom of two
There's no shortage of dads in the movies. But all too often, it seems that filmmakers fall back on the stereotypically goofy, bumbling dad -- the kind who inspires head shaking and eye rolling from... read more
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Ingrid Simone
Senior Editor, Apps | Mom of two
Want to keep your kids' math skills sharp over the summer -- but don't want to be a party pooper? Daily math practice doesn't have to be drill-and-kill. We found five highly engaging math apps that... read more
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Angela Zimmerman
Editorial Content Manager
These memorable movie and TV moms have made us laugh (and cry) over the years. They've entertained and inspired us, and at times even taught us. Through silly classic sitcoms to animated adventures... read more
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Betsy Bozdech
Executive Editor, Ratings & Reviews | Mom of two
Ready for your kids to start belting out something besides "Let It Go" and "For the First Time in Forever"? Try introducing them to a classic musical. Here are our top three reasons that show-tune-... read more
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Sierra Filucci
Executive Editor, Parenting Content | Mom of two
Every parent knows that one kid's worst fear is another kid's "no big deal." That makes choosing movies for young kids tricky. In most cases, kids younger than 3 likely aren't ready for feature-... read more
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Angela Zimmerman
Editorial Content Manager
Say goodbye to low-tech pen-and-paper Earth Day celebrations. This year, folks are using digital tools to build community and scatter the seeds of environmental awareness​. Twitter and Pinterest have... read more
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Ingrid Simone
Senior Editor, Apps | Mom of two
Whether you're taking the kids on a day trip or a trip around the world, if you're bringing a smartphone or tablet, you'll want to be sure you have these great apps for getting them involved and... read more
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