Parenting, Media, and Everything In Between

Technology Addiction

Should You Spy on Your Kid ... at Camp?
Today's camps -- both day camps and sleepover camps -- are in a bit of a catch-22 when it comes to sharing updates of the kids' days. Many know that parents want to see evidence, whether it's photos... read more
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Sierra Filucci
Executive Editor, Parenting Content and Distribution | Mom of two
How to Stop Your Babysitter from Sexting, Texting, and Tweeting on the Job
It used to be that the worst thing a babysitter could do was raid the refrigerator. But this was before Snapchat, texting, social media, and emojis. Today's sitters sneak -- or outright flaunt --... read more
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What Parents Need to Know About Social Media and Anxiety
From cyberbullying to FOMO to cruel comments, social media can be a land mine for kids. Issues we parents never had to worry about, such as an intimate photo texted to the entire school or Instagram... read more
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Caroline Knorr
Senior Parenting Editor | Mom of one
How to Set Screen Rules That Stick
In many homes, getting kids to turn off their cell phones, shut down the video games, or quit YouTube can incite a revolt. And if your kids say they need to be online for schoolwork, you may not know... read more
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Caroline Knorr
Senior Parenting Editor | Mom of one
How to Talk to Kids About Difficult Subjects
One of the toughest jobs of parenting is talking to your kids about difficult subjects. It's hard enough to explain when Mr. Teddy Bear gets eaten by the washing machine. Or how their bike got stolen... read more
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Sierra Filucci
Executive Editor, Parenting Content and Distribution | Mom of two
Control Your Phone. Don't Let It Control You.
As adults we're pretty savvy when it comes to advertising and commercials. Those juicy cheeseburgers or shiny new cars look pretty appealing, sure, but we know the tricks advertisers use to tempt us... read more
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How Girls Are Seeking (and Subverting) Approval Online
It's not a law that you have to post a selfie before, during, and after every activity. But for kids, it's pretty much mandatory. The resulting likes, thumbs-ups, and other ratings all get tallied,... read more
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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
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