Parenting, Media, and Everything In Between

Teens

Caroline Knorr
Senior Parenting Editor | Mom of one
5 Simple Steps to a Healthy Family Media Diet
Many parents struggle with exactly how much screen time is OK for their kids. Is a half-hour show OK but a full-length movie "bad"? How much gaming should you allow when your kid also uses his... read more
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Frannie Ucciferri
Catalog Data Coordinator | Kid at heart
6 Summer Reading Challenges to Hook Kids on Books over the Break
Getting kids to read during summer vacation can be a huge challenge, especially with so many games, apps, and other fun media distractions available to them when school's out. But there's a ton of... read more
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Caroline Knorr
Senior Parenting Editor | Mom of one
How Colleges Use Kids' Social Media Feeds
Hey, all you college-bound kids: What's the easiest thing you can do to impress prospective schools? It's not your GPA. It's not the debate team. It's your Facebook – and your Twitter, Snapchat,... read more
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Caroline Knorr
Senior Parenting Editor | Mom of one
Be a Role Model: Find a Healthy Balance with Media and Technology
We've all seen that dad yakking away on his cell phone at the playground while his 3-year-old resorts to increasingly desperate measures to get his attention. We've also been that parent. We answer... read more
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Polly Conway
Senior TV Editor | Aunt of two
10 Shows Parents and Teens Will Enjoy Watching Together
Watching TV with your teens has all kinds of pitfalls: out-of-the-blue raunchy sex scenes, a surprise bloodbath (Game of Thrones, anyone?), and other awkward moments you never wanted to share with... read more
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Caroline Knorr
Senior Parenting Editor | Mom of one
Start Your Summer Screen-Time Rules Now!
For some kids, summer means getting on the computer and not getting off 'til September. And even though a lot of parents relax their screen limits over the break, allowing a full-on hibernation is... read more
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Sierra Filucci
Executive Editor, Parenting Content and Distribution | Mom of two
5 Important Ways Moms Influence Kids
Media has a huge influence on kids -- and as kids get older, the online world has an even tighter grip on them. You can see it in the way they imitate their favorite TV characters, pretend to be... read more
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Caroline Knorr
Senior Parenting Editor | Mom of one
11 Online Summer Camps to Keep Kids Busy (and Learning) While School's Out
Virtual summer camps -- where kids head to the computer instead of the pool or park -- are a thing now. But don't worry: These aren't the solitary, sedentary, screen-centered experiences you fear.... read more
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