Parenting, Media, and Everything In Between

Tweens

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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Caroline Knorr
Senior Parenting Editor | Mom of one
Talking to Kids About YouTube Celebs Who Cross the Line
"Terrible." That's what we said when YouTube gamer PewDiePie was found to have racist and anti-Semitic videos. "Tragic." That was the reaction when a Minnesota woman fatally shot her husband in a... read more
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Regan McMahon
Senior Editor, Books | Mom of two
Books Being Made Into Movies We're Dying to See (and Read)
If you're one of those families that insist their kids read the book before seeing the movie, there's some serious page-turning in your future. And if you're happy just to be able to go to the movies... read more
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Caroline Knorr
Senior Parenting Editor | Mom of one
Boys and Body Image
Did you know? Body image develops early in childhood. Body image is influenced by family and culture. Exposure to traditional media is a risk factor for developing body dissatisfaction. 3 facts about... read more
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Caroline Knorr
Senior Parenting Editor | Mom of one
6 Media Resolutions Every Family Should Make in 2018
If there's one thing nearly every parent wants to get better at, it's staying ahead of their kids when it comes to media and technology. From crazy YouTube videos to marathon Minecraft sessions to... read more
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Betsy Bozdech
Executive Editor, Ratings & Reviews | Mom of two
Best Family Movies of 2017
From superpowered adventures to book-based favorites to amazing true stories, these movies offer the best of 2017 for kids, teens, and families. They entertained us, made us think, and gave us plenty... read more
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Think You Know What Your Kids Are Doing Online? Think Again
When parents say that they know what their teens are doing online, are they kidding themselves? According to a survey by Common Sense Media and SurveyMonkey, parents can track, follow, and check in... read more
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Betsy Bozdech
Executive Editor, Ratings & Reviews | Mom of two
5 Conversations to Have with Your Kids After "Star Wars: Episode VIII The Last Jedi"
Star Wars fans who are eager to catch up with Rey, Finn, Poe, and the other characters from The Force Awakens are sure to love Star Wars: Episode VIII The Last Jedi, which picks up right where the... read more
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