Parenting, Media, and Everything In Between


Snapchat, Kik, and 6 More Iffy Messaging Apps Teens Love
When people say, "There's an app for that," they're not kidding -- especially when it comes to connecting with others. Instead of using only one way to send messages, teens (and adults) are using... read more
Sierra Filucci
Executive Editor, Parenting Content | Mom of two
How to Deal with Scary News About Social Media
As parents, our first priority is to keep our kids safe. And when we hear news about a teen suicide related to online bullying or a kid being murdered after meeting a stranger through a social media... read more
Angela Zimmerman
Manager, Editorial Partnerships
Sweet Stories and Not-Too-Mushy Movies for Love Bugs of All Ages
Looking for some ways to celebrate Valentine's Day with the whole family? After the cards and decorations are done, keep the love alive with sweet read-alouds and kid-friendly romantic flicks.     11... read more
Polly Conway
TV Editor | Aunt of two
Tinder and 5 More Adult Dating Apps Teens Are Using, Too
Unless you're single, you might not be familiar with dating apps such as Tinder, where users can quickly swipe through prospective dates. But it's likely your teen knows all about these apps -- even... read more
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Talking About "Sexting"
Sexting among teens is, unfortunately, pretty common. Many parents are shocked to hear how casually teens discuss how prevalent it is. And, while experts differ on statistics, a 2009 study conducted... read more
Regan McMahon
Senior Editor, Books | Mom of two
14 Tips to Steer Kids of All Ages Through the Political Season
Today, when the latest campaign trail gaffe or political scandal goes viral, your kids will likely hear about it before you do. How will they know whether a claim or a charge is based in fact, an... read more
Caroline Knorr
Senior Parenting Editor | Mom of one
Racy Super Bowl Ads Aren't Dead -- They're Just Online
Everyone knows that half the fun of the Super Bowl is the commercials. With advertisers paying $5 million per 30-second spot, the results are usually pretty spectacular -- and often sexist,... read more
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Sierra Filucci
Executive Editor, Parenting Content | Mom of two
One Easy Thing You Can Do to Improve Your Relationship with Your Kid
If you own a smartphone, chances are, you love it. You take pictures of your kids, stay in touch with friends and family, keep up with the news, and text your spouse reminders to pick up milk. It's... read more


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