Parenting, Media, and Everything In Between

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Regan McMahon
Deputy Editor, Books | Mom of two
Why Your Kid Should Read Banned Books
What do The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, The Catcher in the Rye, The Great Gatsby, Native Son, To Kill a Mockingbird, Fahrenheit 451, and The Adventures of Captain Underpants have in common? At... read more
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Regan McMahon
Deputy Editor, Books | Mom of two
Practical Tips for Parents of Exceptional Readers
Kids reading is something to celebrate. But if your kid's an advanced reader -- a preschooler who’s already reading, or an elementary or middle school kid who’s reading way above grade level -- ... read more
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Tara McNamara
Guest Blogger | Movie Reviewer | Mom of two
5 Conversations to Have with Your Kids After "Crazy Rich Asians"
Based on the best-selling book by Kevin Kwan, Crazy Rich Asians is not only one of the best romantic comedies in a long time, it also marks a groundbreaking step for Asian and Asian American... read more
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Polly Conway
Senior TV Editor | Aunt of two
Summer TV You Can Feel Good About (with Activities!)
Summer means fun stuff like swimming, camping, bike riding, and ... lots of TV. According to a study by Columbia University's Mailman School of Public Health, kids watch about 20 more minutes of TV a... read more
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Frannie Ucciferri
Associate Managing Editor | Kid at heart
Don't Miss These 7 Awesome Podcasts for Little Kids
Your kid's new favorite magazine might just be ... a podcast? That's right, Goofus and Gallant from Highlights magazine are going high-tech, and they're not alone. They're joining rebel girls,... read more
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Frannie Ucciferri
Associate Managing Editor | Kid at heart
10 Must-Listen Podcasts for Tweens and Teens
Move over, YouTube, there's a new game in town, and guess what? It's totally screen-free. That's right: Podcasts are growing in popularity with families -- and for good reason. They give you an... read more
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Frannie Ucciferri
Associate Managing Editor | Kid at heart
Books FTW! Summer Reading Challenges to Hook Kids on Books
For many kids, summer means trading in reading logs and library visits for screen time and "summer slide." But summer can also be a great time to catch up on all the awesome books you might have... read more
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Christine Elgersma
Senior Editor, Apps| Mom of one
5 Apps to Boost Math Skills over the Summer
Daily math practice doesn't have to be -- and, in fact, shouldn't be -- drill-and-kill. Summer is a great opportunity to make learning more fun with apps that add a gaming element to key skills such... read more
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