Parenting, Media, and Everything In Between

Tweens

Jeff Haynes
Senior Editor, Video Games & Websites | Dad of one
Hundreds, if not thousands, of video games are published every year across a variety of platforms, from handheld and mobile to console and computer. Most of these are perfectly fine for almost... read more
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Sierra Filucci
Executive Editor, Parenting Content | Mom of two
When Cate Blanchett called out the cameraman who slowly scanned down her body during a Screen Actor's Guild Awards interview in 2014, she spoke up about something that's bugged parents watching the... read more
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Caroline Knorr
Parenting Editor | Mom of one
It's not a law that you have to post a selfie before, during, and after every activity. But for kids, it's pretty much mandatory. The resulting likes, thumbs-ups, and other ratings all get tallied,... read more
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Caroline Knorr
Parenting Editor | Mom of one
Violence. It's literally everywhere: in video games, movies, books, music videos, and cartoons, on the nightly news and the Web, and even in commercials. And it's becoming harder to avoid. Today,... read more
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Caroline Knorr
Parenting Editor | Mom of one
Shootings, terrorist attacks, natural disasters, end-of-the-world predictions -- even local news reports of missing kids and area shootings -- all of this can be upsetting news even for adults, much... read more
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It's difficult to imagine a more hypermasculine public ritual than the Super Bowl. Muscular men shoving and slamming against each other, seeking dominance over one another, and being revered and... read more
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Caroline Knorr
Parenting Editor | Mom of one
If your daughter comes home from school, throws down her backpack, and hops on YouTube -- she's just like millions of other kids. Girls are flocking to the video-sharing site to watch, share, and... read more
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It seems that there are only a few short years between the time a child star makes it big and when he or she starts making salacious headlines. From Miley Cyrus to Justin Bieber, good role models can... read more
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