Parenting, Media, and Everything In Between

Tweens

Caroline Knorr
Senior Parenting Editor | Mom of one
How to Help Girls Navigate Pressure to Be "Real" Online
There's something weird going on in the world of teenage girls' social media. Posting pictures of your perfect, airbrushed life is out. Posting pics of your most intimate self is in. Girls still want... read more
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Caroline Knorr
Senior Parenting Editor | Mom of one
What Kids Are Really Watching on YouTube
We all know that on YouTube kids can encounter a lot of age-inappropriate stuff, including ads, salty language, and even mature sex and violence. But when you look at what kids are actively seeking... read more
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Christine Elgersma
Senior Editor, Apps| Mom of one
Cool Tools to Help Kids Learn to Code
When your kid starts talking about loops, go-to commands, and branches, it probably means she's learning to code, and that's a very good thing. In a technology-fueled world, coding is quickly... read more
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Sierra Filucci
Executive Editor, Parenting Content | Mom of two
Practical Tips for Easing Kids' Social Media Anxiety
Teens text, tweet, snap, and post like crazy. In fact, about half of teens use social media every day, and for some, this means checking Instagram or Snapchat dozens (or hundreds!) of times a day.... read more
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Caroline Knorr
Senior Parenting Editor | Mom of one
What's the Best Game Console for Kids?
Not too long ago, if your kids wanted a game console, you had your pick of five machines: Microsoft's Xbox One or Xbox 360; Sony's PlayStation 4 or PlayStation 3; or Nintendo's Wii U. But the advent... read more
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Betsy Bozdech
Executive Editor, Ratings & Reviews | Mom of two
5 Conversations to Have with Your Kids After Zootopia
Not only is Zootopia a smart, funny friendship story set in a world populated by walking, talking animals, but it's bursting with thoughtful themes and important messages for kids (and all of us,... read more
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Angela Zimmerman
Manager, Editorial Partnerships
Which Music-Streaming Service Is Best for Kids?
Music streaming has come a long way since the days of Napster. But it can still be a challenge to find music you don't need to turn off when your kids are around. That's changing. With big hitters... read more
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Polly Conway
TV Editor | Aunt of two
15 Shows That Are Great for Girls (and Boys)
Let's face it: Girls are still sorely underrepresented on TV. According to the Geena Davis Institute on Gender in Media, nearly three-quarters of speaking parts in kids' entertainment are male... read more
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