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Regan McMahon
Senior Editor, Books | Mom of two
Dear Mom, Don't Pack My Phone for Camp
When your kid's summer camp tells you to just pack the essentials -- swim suit, sunscreen, sleeping bag -- a cell phone is usually not on the list. In fact, it's generally on the "What Not to Bring"... read more
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Common Sense
Common Sense Media, Common Sense Education, Common Sense Kids Action
Managing Media with Your Ex
Figuring out media rules for your own home is enough of a challenge. Trying to find middle ground across two households and between two people who -- shockingly -- might not agree on everything can... read more
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Angela Zimmerman
Manager, Editorial Partnerships | Mom of one
Summer Vacation Boredom Busters
Feel like you're running out of ideas to keep your kids entertained in the dog days of summer? Look no further. Dozens of cool, crafty, and creative ideas for kids of all ages are easy to download,... read more
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Angela Zimmerman
Manager, Editorial Partnerships | Mom of one
Easy Ways to Make Summer Camp Super Awesome
For lots of kids, summer camp is a highly anticipated opportunity to spend long days doing activities they love while challenging themselves and making new friends. Whether your kids are off on a... read more
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Ingrid Simone
Senior Editor, Apps | Mom of two
5 Apps to Boost Math Skills over the Summer
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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Regan McMahon
Senior Editor, Books | Mom of two
What to Read Next: June Kids' Books for Summer Travels
Before you head out to the beach, hop on a plane, gas up for a road trip, or send the kids off to camp, make sure you pack some books along with the sunscreen and mosquito repellent. We've found some... read more
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Angela Zimmerman
Manager, Editorial Partnerships | Mom of one
100+ Ideas to Keep Kids Busy This Summer
Summer is in full swing, and families everywhere are celebrating. Whether you're prepping for a road trip, hitting the beach for some fun in the sun, or planning a picnic with family and friends, we'... read more
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Regan McMahon
Senior Editor, Books | Mom of two
Kick Off Summer with New Books for Kids and Teens
Finding the right book for your kid can be a challenge. But if you guess right and keep new ones coming, you may be on your way to raising a lifelong reader. Check out our Essential Books for Kids... read more
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