Parenting, Media, and Everything In Between

Teens

Caroline Knorr
Senior Parenting Editor | Mom of one
What Parents Need to Know Before Buying Google Home or Amazon Echo
If you've seen the commercials, you know that Google Home and Amazon Echo -- the sleek, voice-activated home assistants that do everything from turn off your lights to read your kids a story -- are... read more
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Christine Elgersma
Senior Editor, Apps| Mom of one
19 Great Alexa Skills for Kids and Teens
"Alexa, entertain my kid with high-quality content." If you have an Echo device, you know this is a tall order. Not only is Alexa a finicky listener, but you need to launch specific "skills" to get... read more
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Regan McMahon
Deputy Editor, Books | Mom of two
Best Tween and Teen Books of 2018
From fantasy and sci-fi, romance, and historical novels to biographies, mysteries, and thrillers, the year's best books explore both everyday personal issues -- loss, grief, friendship drama, school... read more
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Angela Zimmerman
Senior Manager, Editorial Partnerships | Mom of one
10 Ways to Pack More Gratitude into Your Life
It happens every holiday: You're so caught up in shopping, traveling, cooking, and planning that you forget to focus on the stuff that really counts. From honoring family traditions and treasuring... read more
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Caroline Knorr
Senior Parenting Editor | Mom of one
What's the Best Game Console for Kids?
If your kids are at the age where you're considering buying a game console, now might be the right time. Whether you want the immersive virtual reality of the Sony PlayStation or the portability of... read more
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Frannie Ucciferri
Associate Managing Editor | Kid at heart
How to Protect Your Kid from "Fortnite" Scams
You were just getting used to your kid's obsession with Fortnite, and now, all you hear about is V-Bucks. V-Bucks, like Robux on Roblox, are Fortnite's in-game currency. Players use them to buy the... read more
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Where Kids Find Hate Online
Hate speech is all over the internet. Fueled by trolls, extremists, false information, and a group mentality, this kind of cruelty against a religion, ethnicity, sexual identity, gender, race -- or... read more
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Use Your Phone Less (with Tools from Apple, Google, Snapchat and More)
The internet invasion started slowly. But then it came all at once. Suddenly, we're checking email at 3 a.m., fighting with our kids to make them shut down their devices, and staring at screens... read more
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