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Frannie Ucciferri
Associate Managing Editor | Kid at heart
A Whole Summer of Family Movie Nights
Who doesn't love family movie night? You can bond, talk about the movies, and, most importantly, have fun. But finding the right movie -- something that's OK for younger kids but that won't bore... read more
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Polly Conway
Senior TV Editor | Aunt of two
10 Conversations to Have with Your Teens After "13 Reasons Why" (Season 2)
The second season of 13 Reasons Why is nearly as packed with controversial content as its popular first season. As the Liberty High kids cope with life in the aftermath of Hannah Baker's suicide,... read more
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Sierra Filucci
Executive Editor, Parenting Content and Distribution | Mom of two
How to Stop Your Babysitter from Sexting, Texting, and Tweeting on the Job
It used to be that the worst thing a babysitter could do was raid the refrigerator. But this was before Snapchat, texting, social media, and emojis. Today's sitters sneak -- or outright flaunt --... read more
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That Time I Found Media to Help My Kid Embrace His Hair and Teach His Preschool Class to Appreciate Differences
Our house is a head full of curlies. Wonderful, kinky, coil-y curls (except my husband -- the addition of our two curly-headed tots has caused the subtraction of most of the hair on top of his head... read more
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Why Getting My 11-Year-Old a Phone Was One of the Best Parenting Decisions I've Ever Made
There was never any question in my mind that when our daughter started middle school, we would get her a smartphone. My husband and I work in technology-related fields and knew the benefits and... read more
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Betsy Bozdech
Executive Editor, Ratings & Reviews | Mom of two
Movies to Watch with Tweens and Teens That Don't Make You Look Like a Dork
Once your kids have outgrown the Disney princesses, the Kung Fu Pandas, and the Ice Ages of the world, picking something for family movie night can get a bit more challenging. If you want tweens and... read more
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What Parents Need to Know About Social Media and Anxiety
From cyberbullying to FOMO to cruel comments, social media can be a land mine for kids. Issues we parents never had to worry about, such as an intimate photo texted to the entire school or Instagram... read more
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Frannie Ucciferri
Associate Managing Editor | Kid at heart
Kids' Summer Movie Guide 2018
Grab some popcorn, because the summer movie season is here! When school's out, movie theaters are packed with people ready to see the biggest blockbusters of the year. But with so many to choose from... read more
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