Parenting, Media, and Everything In Between

Tweens

Jim Steyer
CEO and Founder | Dad of four
Balance in the Digital Age
Every aspect of our lives has been touched by the dramatic changes in technology over the last several decades. But we still don't understand enough about how our digital lifestyle is changing... read more
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Regan McMahon
Senior Editor, Books | Mom of two
Dear Mom, Don't Pack My Phone for Camp
When your kid's summer camp tells you to just pack the essentials -- swim suit, sunscreen, sleeping bag -- a cell phone is usually not on the list. In fact, it's generally on the "What Not to Bring"... read more
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Christine Elgersma
Senior Editor, Apps| Mom of one
Catfishing Apps Let Kids Fake Everything from Texts to Tweets
From Shakespeare to TV sitcoms, the idea of pretending to be someone you're not never gets old. In the online world, there's a name for it -- "catfishing" -- and it's common enough to have inspired a... read more
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Angela Zimmerman
Manager, Editorial Partnerships
13 Best TV and Movie Moms
These memorable movie and TV moms have made us laugh (and cry) over the years. They've entertained and inspired us, and at times even taught us. Through silly classic sitcoms to animated adventures... read more
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Ingrid Simone
Senior Editor, Apps | Mom of two
Must-Have Apps for Family Travel
Whether you're taking the kids on a day trip or a trip around the world, if you're bringing a smartphone or tablet, you'll want to be sure you have these great apps for getting them involved and... read more
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Christine Elgersma
Senior Editor, Apps| Mom of one
Reflex Math and 9 More Free Math Games for Kids
With so many math skills to master, kids may crave some variety. Mixing up their practice with fun games and unique approaches keeps them interested -- which keeps them learning. But there's no... read more
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Betsy Bozdech
Executive Editor, Ratings & Reviews | Mom of two
5 Conversations to Have with Your Kids After The Jungle Book
The Jungle Book is an action-packed live-action/CGI adventure based on Rudyard Kipling's classic story of young Mowgli (Neel Sethi), an orphaned "man cub" raised as a wolf and hated by the jungle's... read more
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Caroline Knorr
Senior Parenting Editor | Mom of one
3 Places Families Should Make Phone-Free
You're sitting down to dinner and -- buzz, buzz! -- your phone starts vibrating. You're driving your kid to practice and -- beep, beep! -- a call comes in. You're tucking your kid into bed and --... read more
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